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August 2020 MMM 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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Aug. 02 — Men’s Ministry Sunday (undated—no churchwide offering)
Observed annually on a date designated by each congregation, Men’s Ministry Sunday celebrates men’s ministry within and beyond the local church.
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Aug. 09—World Service Fund (General Commission on the Status and Role of Women)
Thanks to generous support of the World Service Fund, the General Commission on the Status and Role of Women develops and strengthens women for leadership in The United Methodist Church.
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Aug. 16—UMCOR COVID-19 Response Fund
EIn Louisiana, a United Methodist congregation converted its food pantry to a drive-thru operation after the coronavirus pandemic disrupted vital food assistance when the local school closed.
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Aug. 23—World Service Fund (General Commission on United Methodist Men)
Two years ago, the YWCA of Middle Tennessee found their domestic violence shelters constantly crowded, and they wanted to find a way to reduce the number of women seeking protection from abusive men.
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Aug. 30—Youth Service Fund
The Youth Service Fund is a means of stewardship education and mission support of youth within The United Methodist Church.
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