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April 2021 Mission Moments and More articles

Mission Moments and More provides a moment for mission, offertory prayer and bite sized newsletter copy for each Sunday in the year. Content features general church observances, apportioned fund, Special Sundays, The Advance or giving in general. 

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April 4—Easter Day
The account of Christ’s sacrificial love and victory over sin and death—a story of God’s in-breaking and in-dwelling love—“holds us in there” as Christians. 
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April 11—2nd Sunday of Easter—Native American Ministries Sunday (Next Week)
A year ago, the Navajo Nation reservation had the third-highest COVID-19 infection rate per capita in the United States.
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April 18—3rd Sunday of Easter/Native American Ministries Sunday (Today)
Following the forced removal of whole tribes—over 60,000 people—from the southeastern United States to land that would be named “Oklahoma.
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April 25—4th Sunday of Easter/World Malaria Day—World Service Fund (General Board of Higher Education and Ministry)
In 2020, the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry began #ColortheConversation, a discussion and listening campaign to address racism in higher education and ministry. 
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