October Missions Spotlight
United Methodist Higher Education Fund & Peace With Justice
Since 1965, it has been the vision of UMHEF that it be economically possible for any qualified United Methodist student to be educated at a United Methodist-related institution of higher education.
Peace with Justice enables the United Methodist Church to have a voice in advocating for peace and justice through a broad spectrum of global programs.
October's communion offering goes to support the good work of UMHEF and Peace with Justice.
Upcoming Mission Trips
Puerto Rico, June 18th-25th, 2020
In 2017, Category 5 Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico. As of now, there are still 50,000 homes in need of repair. Working with the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico, UMCOR has sent over 100 teams with over 1,000 members to help with rebuilding. UMCOR's new goal is to repair 36 homes per month. Given that the Methodist Church of PR has made available three retreat camps to encourage teams to come lend a hand. Nest summer, June 18th-25th, 2020, a team from Rome First UMC will answer the call. Ages 18 and up, all skill levels of none at all, are welcome and needed. If you're interested, please let us know. Information packets available in the office.
There is no recovery without rebuilding first. The formerly homeless of Cass Community are now building and delivering solar panels to the people of Puerto Rico. Rome First UMC has the opportunity to be a small part of good work alongside great people.