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Missions inspiration underscores WMU board meeting

(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) – From Alaska and Hawaii to Maine and Florida, WMU board members and state leaders from across the U.S. gathered at national WMU in Birmingham for their biannual board meeting, Jan. 11–13.

God’s call to missions leads Katie Wood back to New England to share the hope of Christ

Brandton Wood, lead pastor of Hope Church in Brunswick, Maine, speaks to the congregation during a Sunday morning worship service. He and his wife, Katie, launched the new congregation in 2017.

BRUNSWICK, MAINE—Sometimes accepting God’s call to missions means being willing to pack up your family and head back home. At least that was the case for Katie Upton Wood.

WMU domestic violence awareness team seeks to educate, equip and empower families facing abuse

RICHMOND, Va.—As a member of Woman’s Missionary Union of Virginia’s Hope Team: Domestic Violence, Jocelyn Henry-Whitehead emphasizes that “domestic violence or intimate partner violence is really a global issue.”

WMUV’s Jocelyn Henry-Whitehead pursues ministry in the wake of domestic violence

Jocelyn Henry-Whitehead domestic violence ministry

RICHMOND, Va.—How do an abusive childhood, Woman’s Missionary Union involvement and harp music merge into a ministry aimed at addressing domestic violence issues?

Baptist summer camp in rural Maine helps make campers’ faith “stickier”

FARMINGTON, Maine—Ann Lawrence, manager of Farmington Conference Center in rural Maine, knows the eternal difference that camp can make in the lives of young people.

CWJC/CMJC Strategist Becky Ellison: "God's Got This"

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Amid battle with cancer, Texas CWJC/CMJC
leader Becky Ellison affirms, “God’s got this”

By Trennis Henderson, WMU National Correspondent

Becky Ellison knows what it means to live one day at a time. Since being diagnosed with cancer in 2010, she said a key question she seeks to live by is: “If I had one more minute and I wanted to live it like God wanted me to live it, what would that look like?”

WMU explores ‘defining moments’ and missions involvement at Missions Celebration

(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) – April 11, 2017 – Be encouraged to identify those defining moments that affect and inspire your missional journey during the WMU Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting, June 11–12, in Phoenix.

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