Familyfest impacts Indianapolis

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During this time of year, Indianapolis typically serves as a crossroads for families travelling on end-of-summer vacations, but for the families headed to FamilyfestSM, the “Crossroads of America” was an intentional destination. The July 18–22 missions opportunity allowed 134 volunteers from 16 states to gather in one of the nation’s largest unchurched cities in an effort to share the gospel.

WorldCrafts adds new artisan groups and products

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WorldCrafts has partnered with impoverished artisans all over the world, from Myanmar to India to Guatemala, to offer 100 new products this year. These new products are among more than 250 products featured in the fall/winter catalog that was released Aug. 1.

WMU’s myMISSION team serves big in the Big Apple

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As part of myMISSION’s second national missions trip, 32 young women from 10 states gathered on Memorial Day weekend to share their faith alongside Baptist workers in the inner city and build community with one another.

Arlene Miller awarded WMU’s top honor

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Arlene Miller, a member of New Palestine Baptist Church in Crofton, Ky., received the Dellanna West O’Brien Award for Women’s Leadership Development on June 14 during the WMU Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting in at First Baptist Church, Grove City, Ohio.

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.

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
7.21.15

During the 2014–2015 church year, we launched a four-year emphasis under the umbrella of Project HELPSM related to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD is not only a personal issue for many families but also becoming a significant issue for the church.

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