Haitian Assets for Peace International, HAPI, is located in Mizak. As Internally Displaced Persons flee to Mizak, it is feeling the strain of becoming a resettlement community.
Afghan refugees are arriving in the state. Agencies estimate that it will cost approximately $2,000 a month to keep a family of four alive. United Methodists are called to act,… Continue Reading Michigan welcomes Afghan refugees
United Methodist churches across the United States are offering radical hospitality to Afghan families caught in the aftermath of a 20-year war.
The plight of Afghans has filled the news for the past several weeks. The situation remains uncertain. UMCOR has been working there alongside partners for 60 years. UMCOR is providing… Continue Reading UMCOR supports Afghans in need
Mustard Seed Grants from UMCOR continue an 80-year tradition of Welcoming the Stranger. Five UM churches in Michigan received these funds.
In northeastern Congo, many farmers are afraid to work in their fields due to threats by rebels. Hunger and starvation are daily realities. UMCOR is there offering hope.
This is the fifth in a series of stories celebrating the difference that Ministry Shares make in the lives of persons across Michigan. Meet some faithful United Methodists of the… Continue Reading JFON brings joy to neighbors
“We cannot throw away 200 years of relationships and history,” Thomas Kemper says, of the UMC’s long legacy of care for God’s people around the world.
While “the wall” at the U.S.-Mexico border is often in the news, there is an “invisible wall” that is also being built, block by block, to restrict legal pathways for… Continue Reading Help dismantle the ‘invisible wall’
A national week of action, “Love Knows No Borders,” is scheduled December 10-18. Here’s how you can learn, give and act in solidarity with those seeking refuge in the U.S.