Deadline Extended for Liberian Ebola Relief

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The deadline for donating food through the WMU Foundation for relief efforts in Liberia has been extended to Saturday, October 18.

Liberians in Birmingham Alabama (LIBA) and the WMU Foundation are partnering to send food to Liberia as the Ebola outbreak worsens. Businesses, schools, and government offices have shut down. Food prices have skyrocketed, and Liberian families are struggling to find enough to eat.

Missions volunteers from 13 states serve through WMU’s Familyfest in Eastern Kentucky

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More than 220 missions volunteers from children to senior adults gathered to serve in eastern Kentucky during WMU’s Familyfest, July 19-24, 2014. Participants represented churches, groups, and families from Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.

GAs at FBC Alexander City raise $2,000 for Pure Water, Pure Love

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Members of Girls in Action at First Baptist Church in Alexander City, Alabama, visited national WMU in Birmingham on July 11 to present a check for Pure Water, Pure Love (PWPL). Over the course of four years, the girls surpassed their goal of raising $2,000 for this ministry after learning about it through articles in GA World magazine.

Houston missions leader receives top WMU leadership award

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Ginger Smith of Houston received WMU's top award for leadership and service during WMU's Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting in Baltimore.

96 missionaries commissioned at rare joint IMB/NAMB service

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The International Mission Board and the North American Mission Board commissioned 96 missionaries during a rare joint commissioning service sponsored by the Woman's Missionary Union, June 8, at the Baltimore Convention Center. 

Christmas in August

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Your missions group can directly help a North American missionary with items needed for ministry and outreach. We have included step-by-step instructions and a list of missionaries and their requested items.

WMU in the Church

Founded in 1888, the main purpose of WMU is to educate and involve preschoolers, children, youth, and adults in the cause of Christian missions.

WorldCrafts

A division of WMU, WorldCrafts and its local partners develop fair-trade businesses that provide sustainable income and offer eternal hope for impoverished people throughout the world.

New Hope Publishers

A publishing arm of WMU, New Hope Publishers provides inspiring books and Bible studies that challenge Christian believers to understand and be involved in the mission of God.

WMU Foundation

Financially support the mission and ministries of WMU through the WMU Foundation, and find information about scholarships and grants for MKs and others.

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WMU Blog
10.20.14

This summer we joined millions of soccer enthusiasts from all over the world to root for our team in their effort to grasp the coveted World Cup title. Team USA was not expected to do much. As a matter of fact, many thought they would not make it through the first round, but they surprised us by demonstrating just how committed they were to the game and to winning. I grimaced as one player went out with a leg injury and two others left with broken noses during the early matches. But with each game they came back more determined than ever to play hard until the last second of each game.

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