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CWJC/CMJC site receives grant to help GED hopefuls

Hands UP Outreach of Rankin County, Miss., a Christian Women’s Job Corps/Christian Men’s Job Corps site, received a $2,500 grant from the WMU Foundation. The grant will help Hands UP Outreach provide access to a GED training program, allowing their students to study for the test.

Transformed by God’s Love in Action

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Mary was raised in an orphanage in India. When the time came for her to leave the orphanage, a man approached her and offered to marry her, which is not uncommon. After signing some paperwork she thought legalized their marriage, her new “husband” took her to a brothel and left her. She eventually escaped and then tried to commit suicide multiple times. In her final attempt, she ate glass and lay down in the street to die.

Pure Water, Pure Love grants funds to Restoration of Life

Thanks to a grant from Pure Water, Pure LoveSM, two wells were drilled, and pumps and distribution pipes were installed for the Restoration of Life Center in Brazil.

Providing Water Filters for Missionaries

WMU®’s Pure Water, Pure LoveSM considers it a privilege to serve our missionaries in such a tangible wayproviding a clean water source. Here are just a few of the thank you notes we have received from missionaries.

Pure Water, Pure Love in Haiti

In 2006, Pure Water, Pure LoveSM partnered with Mission Waco to provide safe, clean water for the people of the village of Ferrier in the northeastern part of Haiti.

Pure Love, from Zambia, Africa

Stop and think. How much water do you use each day? Actually, a better question may be, how much water do you waste each day? Most of us have what seems like a limitless water supply. It is clean and available on demand. How often do you really stop and think about the millions worldwide who do not have a clean water source?

Everyone deserves clean water.


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1.28.16

In his book Both Feet In, retired missionary Dr. Bud Fray references an old African proverb that says: “Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet.” It’s like testing the temperature of the pool water before you jump in; we stick our toe in first and if it’s too cold we have the option of pulling back. Once we jump in with both feet we are committed . . . and we better know how to swim!

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