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August 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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August 1 2021—10th Sunday After Pentecost—World Service Fund (General Commission on the Status and Role of Women)
Mozambique Area Bishop Joaquina Nhanala, the first and only female United Methodist bishop in Africa, has learned to weigh when and how to respond to falsehoods prompted by blatant acts of sexism.
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August 8 2021—11th Sunday after Pentecost—Women’s Ministry Sunday (undated, with no special offering)
Gum Moon Residence Hall & The Asian Women’s Resource Center provides shelter, education and vocational training for Chinese girls rescued from human trafficking.
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August 15 2021—12th Sunday after Pentecost—Ministerial Education Fund
Appalachian Local Pastors School, supported by the United Methodist Ministerial Education Fund, helped Donald Cox answer God's call for his life.
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August 22 2021—13th Sunday after Pentecost—Africa University fund
As the COVID-19 pandemic raged worldwide last year, international students at Africa University sacrificed their own meals to put food on the table in vulnerable communities.
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August 29 2021—14th Sunday after Pentecost—General Administration Fund
The Letter of James, “a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ” (v. 1), has only five chapters, but includes some great advice for all of us: listen carefully, think before you speak and watch your temper.
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