If you know anything about WMU, you are likely to be familiar with WMU Year Book. While most year books are a retrospect of the year, this Year Book looks into the future. It is the future of WMU in your own church.
Missions Plan Book 2011–2012 is a complete tool for starting adult missions education in the church. It fills the need for missions education materials without great cost to the church. It offers 12 months of materials all in one place. It can be used by both new leaders and leaders who have worked for many years.
When new churches open their doors for the first time, they are often given some financial support from a “mother” church. The mother church helps provide the necessary resources for a young church to serve the surrounding community. But new churches need more than financial support.
When someone puts something into focus it brings clarity. Focus discards the outer edges by making them fuzzy. It doesn’t mean the edges are unimportant. It just means at the moment they are not important.
The International Mission Study is an annual emphasis, usually in early December, to give churchwide exposure to a particular area of international missions work. Study materials are provided for each age level, preschool through adult. Overview of the International Mission Emphasis and Study.
If you are up for the task (and you know you are), follow these five steps to develop a plan to train seasoned leaders as well as those new to WMU leadership.
Energize experienced leaders, orient new leaders, and prepare all leaders for the year ahead!
Here are some ideas to help you implement a training event:
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We are excited to have you as a new leader! Some of this can seem overwhelming at first, but stick with it and you'll find missions opportunities that are a perfect match for you and your church, as well as a fulfilling leadership experience.