Woven Together

June 2016

Record Flooding in SCJ

We have experienced record flooding throughout the South Central Jurisdiction this Spring and Summer. Some Conferences are requesting trained ERT’s or other volunteers. For more information on volunteering, contact your local Conference Coordinator. To give, donate via UMCOR’s US Disaster Relief Fund.

SCJ Mission Academy

SAVE THE DATE! The SCJ Mission Academy will be September 11th-14th at Mt. Sequoyah in Fayetteville, Arkansas. An email notification will be sent out when registration becomes available (towards the end of June). Plan to join us in this serene setting for conversations and classes on mission! Email Audrey Phelps with questions.

Zika Warnings Include Men

Updated warnings from the Center for Disease control warn both men and women considering conception within a year of travel of potential birth defects. Visit CDC website to learn more about Zika and it’s effects.

ODIM, Guatemala

ODIM (Advance #3022039) is searching for the next Manager of Clinic Operations to work with them for two years on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. For more information visit the ODIM website.

Mission Teams Seeking Members

Kenya: A mission sponsored by First UMC, Baton Rouge will

travel to Nairobi, Kenya, then to Maua Methodist Hospital for a construction/Bible school mission October 4-20, 2016. The approximate cost per person is $3,600. Contact Judy Foust via email  or phone at 225-938-2172.

Cuba: The Arkansas Conference is offering four mission team opportunities to Cuba; August 19-26, 2016; September 2016 dates TBA; January 19-30, 2017; and March 2017 dates TBA. For more information please contact Nechi Fullerton.

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