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Doors of Justice!
The Parents Reconciling Network
The Parents Reconciling Network (PRN) invites United
Methodist parents, family members and friends of the LGBT community out
of their church "closets"--
We have informational pamphlets, organizational
outlines, other parents whom you can contact, and a national staff for
assistance, and have both national and regional E-mail communication
networks where you can receive regular information
For more information on the Parents Reconciling Network, contact Larry Fox, Western Jurisdiction Co-coordinator for PRN, 360-331-1950 or email him at email@example.com.
Visit the RMN website at http://www.rmnetwork.org/prn/index.html
Links to UM Mission
United Methodist Church Faith in Action--
United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)
UMCOR's mission is to alleviate human suffering—whether caused by war, conflict, or natural disaster—with open minds and hearts to all people.
UMCOR. Be There. Be Hope.
To join our email list
Send your request to:
United Methodist Church
Even small congregations can make a difference through their individual efforts, or jointly by supporting the larger United Methodist Church through apportionments. Below are a few calls for action, as well as links to UM missions worldwide.
Who benefits? That's up to each of us... but congregations like Ravenna UMC help define those needs and give us ways to make a difference.
"Everyone can be great because
everyone can serve.
all the good you can,
Providing Job Training, Education, and Facilities for Community Action
Providing a temporary home for women and their children in need of more permanent housing.
In support of the invaluable efforts at Mary's Place Day Center in Seattle, Ravenna UMC, St. Ignatius ECC, Dignity/Seattle, along with other faith communities and individual volunteers, are helping to meet the growing needs of Washington State's homeless women and their children in finding safe, temporary "overnight" shelter as they try to get back on their feet.
Each church, mosque, or temple is being asked to provide shelter
one week at a time per quarter of the year.
Together, we are making a concerted effort to end homelessness in our communities.
THANKS TO ALL who helped and volunteered recently and in the past.
We couldn't continue to do this without you !
RUMC is scheduled to host families again in December.
Would you like to volunteer and/or support our efforts? More info here.
Still Have Questions?Ask InfoServ
InfoServ, the official information service of The United Methodist Church and an initiative of United Methodist Communications, responds to over 200 questions a day by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), phone (1.800.251.8140 or 615.742.5420), and fax (615.742.5423). Located in Nashville, TN, InfoServ is here to respond to not only your questions, but point you in the right direction to locate people and necessary resources.
Responding to the needs around the world:
UMCOR's mission is to alleviate human suffering
—whether caused by war, conflict, or natural disaster
—with open minds and hearts to all people.