How can we help congregational leaders encourage their churches to support both local mission and the ministry of The United Church in Canada and around the globe? How could that support help everyone to live faithfully every day?
In 1987, while El Salvador’s civil war raged on, displaced villagers started to return home. People from the village of Santa Marta returned determined to live in a new way. They decided to share land instead of holding individual plots. Education became their top priority.
Since 2012, Jordan has received over 1.5 million refugees. Large numbers of Syrian and Iraqi refugees have sought safety in the country. The Middle East Council of Churches (MECC)-Jordan is part of the ongoing response to this crisis.
As a result of the Syrian refugee crisis, millions of refugees have fled to neighbouring Jordan and Lebanon. In both countries, as well as Syria, ACT Alliance is responding to needs like food security, water, sanitation, education, and psychosocial issues.
The Quinte Deaf Fellowship is an outreach ministry that provides essential spiritual services to the Deaf community of the Quinte region of Ontario, which has one of the highest per capita populations of Deaf people in Canada.