Sunday, April 14th, 2024

World Food Day 2023: Do, Lord, Remember Black Lives

Pan African peoples understand they are disproportionately affected by hunger and food insecurity. Historic inequities furthered by the wrath of racism, conflict, climate, and illnesses like COVID have further contributed to this.

Church Members Slain in Ethiopia

A $10,000 grant from the United Methodist Committee on Relief was announced July 11 after 37 people, including some United Methodists, were killed during an attack in Gambella in western Ethiopia.

In Respecting the Dignity of Migrants, 'Words Matter'

“I learned how to get and how to conduct great interviews as well as how to take good pictures and videos without victimizing anybody,” said Rekiatu Musa Jingi, an investigative journalist and human rights advocate in Cameroon who was part of a cross-regional migration reporting programme called “Changing the Narrative.”

Grants Enrich United Methodist Outreach in East Africa

UMC Ministries is a growing, volunteer-based organization that works alongside the Uganda-South Sudan Conference, and Harper Hill Global is a Nashville, Tennessee, faith-based organization. Together, they raised $13,410 (U.S.) to support projects in eastern Africa.

A Kenyan Pastor Asks for Help for Orphans

A Kenyan pastor said in the request letter that his plan was to increase the number of adopted orphans to 100 and also extend the feeding program to three neighboring schools. They need food, medical and general supplies, school fees, and clothing.

Court Challenge to Ban on Religious Gatherings to Be Livestreamed

A long-awaited case in which applications by several organisations challenging the government’s ban on religious gatherings in terms of Covid-19 regulations will be heard together by the Johannesburg High Court from Monday November 22 until Wednesday November 24.
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