February 24 will be your next opportunity to support Palestinian farmers! Global Missions will be selling olive oil products from Canaan Fair Trade in Collins after the service. Visit www.canaanusa.com for a list of products. If you like, you can send your Pre-Order to GlobalMissions@fumcpdx.org.
In June/July of both 2011 and 2012, I had the great pleasure of participating in a UMC mission trip to Kenya. Last summer’s team had 16 members, including our leaders, Jim Monroe and Sue Owen (both recently retired UMC ministers from Oregon). Jim and Sue have led teams to Kenya
Join Renee Harber on January 13 in the Fireside Room at noon as she speaks about the accomplishments of the 2012 UMC Kenya Team.
A Christmas letter from our Covenant Missionary in Cambodia.
Global Missions Committee is accepting pre-orders for an expanded line of products from Canaan USA Fair Trade. In addition to olive oils (additional sizes), you can buy sun-dried tomatoes, green olive tapenade, sun-dried tahini, Chili Pepper infused oil, and other items. Order in advance so you are assured of getting
If you are wondering what to do to help those affected by Tropical Storm Sandy, here is some information from UMCOR. Read more at UMCOR: How to Help: Do This Not That Donate directly to UMCOR Hurricane Relief here
The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is promoting yet another disaster response training on October 30-November 1, at the Holiday Inn at Portland International Airport. This 3-day training session will focus on Long Term Recovery, and will guide participants in assessing recovery needs, partnering with the Coordinated Assistance Network
If you missed our quarterly Olive Oil Sale in Collins Hall last Sunday (which sold out), we have good news: We will have Olive Oil and other products from Canaan Fair Trade to sell at the Global Missions Presents! event in the Fireside Room on Sunday October 7th at noon.