2015 WMU Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting

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Prior to the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in Columbus, Ohio, visit with North American and international missionaries and hear how God is at work around the world during the WMU Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting, June 14–15.

This year’s theme—All for You—focuses on surrender, sacrifice and service as a follower of Christ.

WorldCrafts Adds New Artisan Groups and Products

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WorldCrafts has partnered with impoverished artisans from Guatemala to New York to China to offer 25 new products this spring. They are among more than 150 products featured in the spring/summer catalog that released March 1.

Grants Help Liberian Schools to Re-open

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A total of $44,000 in grants will assist in re-opening Liberian schools on February 16. National WMU and the WMU Foundation made the grants from the HEART (Humanitarian Emergency Aid for Rebuilding Tomorrow) Fund to provide assistance as Liberia recovers from the Ebola crisis.

Missional Teens Named to National Acteens Panel

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WMU selected six teens to serve as 2015 National Acteens Panelists based on their commitment to missions and participation and leadership in their Acteens group, church, school, and community.

Fort Smith CWJC Recognized for Excellence

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An explosion of spiritual growth has occurred at Fort Smith CWJC in Fort Smith, Arkansas. The Lord is opening doors right and left since the site started in 1999. Ministry has tripled. In addition to Christian Women’s Job Corps (CWJC), it now includes Christian Men’s Job Corps (CMJC), as well as a satellite site in Charleston, Arkansas.

Missionsfest in Toledo draws volunteers from 11 states

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When Helen Henley, a member of Sunrise Baptist Church in Midland, Michigan, heard Missionsfest would be in Toledo, Ohio, she “felt it was too close not to be a part.”

Henley was familiar with the city and the three-hour drive since her son had attended the University of Toledo in 2000–2004. He lived in downtown Toledo until 2007, just a few blocks away from her ministry assignment.

WMU in the Church

Founded in 1888, the main purpose of WMU is to educate and involve preschoolers, children, youth, and adults in the cause of Christian missions.

WorldCrafts

A division of WMU, WorldCrafts and its local partners develop fair-trade businesses that provide sustainable income and offer eternal hope for impoverished people throughout the world.

New Hope Publishers

A publishing arm of WMU, New Hope Publishers provides inspiring books and Bible studies that challenge Christian believers to understand and be involved in the mission of God.

WMU Foundation

Financially support the mission and ministries of WMU through the WMU Foundation, and find information about scholarships and grants for MKs and others.

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WMU Blog
5.22.15

If you were invited to be the leader of a small group at church or a task force at work, how would you respond? For some, the immediate response would be, “Oh no, I can’t do that; I’m not a leader!” Others might say, “Let me think [or pray] about it” and then come back with a similar response. Only on a rare occasion might someone respond immediately with “Wow! Really? I’d love to do that! Thanks for asking.”

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