Your Global Ministries Update: August 18, 2010

Prayer for Sunday August 22, 2010:   Guatemala

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This Week in GM:
- August 26th @ 7pm EST: Mission LIVE Webinar with Global Mission Intern, Erin McKinney, serving in the Dominican Republic with Caminante. To access the webinar log-in info, click here: http://globalministries.org/calendar/erin-mckinney.html 

PAKISTAN
Please continue to pray for the people of Pakistan as the floods continue. To read updates from partners, click here:  http://globalministries.org/news/sasia/pakistan-flood-update.html  

CHILE
To read the latest update from Popular Education for Health (EPES) in Chile, click here:  http://globalministries.org/news/lac/epes-update-newsletters.html 

ISRAEL/PALESTINE
There are intense negotiations going on this week over terms under which direct negotiations would resume between Israelis and the Palestinians. To read an update from CMEP, click here:  http://globalministries.org/news/mee/cmep-bulletin-1.html

ZIMBABWE
Lisa Grace, a GM College of Mission Summer Intern, shares what she saw at the Mt Selinda and Chikore schools in Zimbabwe. To read her reflection on special education, click here:  http://globalministries.org/news/africa/special-ed-selinda-chikore.html 

Register for MissionWorks today: http://globalministries.org/calendar/missionworks.html

Monthly Mission Bulletin Story:                                           
- August 2010: text only or pdf or español
- September 2010: text only or pdf or español

Upcoming Ministries and Mission Interpreters (MMI) Training Events:
- Oceanside, California: Saturday, September 25, 2010 from 8:30am to 4:30pm at First Christian Church in Oceanside. For more info, click here: http://globalministries.org/calendar/southern-california-mmi.html  
- Cleveland, Ohio: October 7-10, 2010 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Cleveland, OH: Missionworks with an MMI training. For more information, click here: http://globalministries.org/calendar/missionworks.html 
- January 14 & 15, 2011: Florida Disciples and UCC Mission Summit/MMI training event: Save the date and more info will be coming!

Find a Missionary Visit in your State: 
MO: July 1 – August 31, 2010 Anil Henry (India) Contact: Danny Stewart danny-ccma@socket.net 
IN: August 24-29, 2010 Erin McKinney (Dominican Republic) Contact: Sarah Haas pastorsarah@friedensucc.org
VT: September 1- October 10, 2010 Zoltan Szucs (Hungary) Contact: Bob Keller rsdbkeller@yahoo.com 
VA: September 6-30, 2010, Dawn and Jon Barnes (South Africa) Contact: Jim Perry jimandjohanna@yahoo.com 
CA(south): September 17-29, 2010 Buddy Martinez (Thailand) Contact: Susan Richardson KYMOMCAT@aol.com  
CA(north): October 1 – November 30, 2010 Buddy Martinez (Thailand) Contact: efencabo8573@att.net
NC: October 1-31 (not including 7-11), 2010, Dawn and Jon Barnes (South Africa) Contact: Vertie Powers vertiepowersenca@soc-ucc.org 
CT: October 11-31, 2010 Doreen and Michael McFarlane (China) Contact: Cecile Gilson cecileg@ctucc.org 
OK: October 12-29, 2010 Erin McKinney (Dominican Republic) Contact: Tom Jewell tjewell@okdisciples.org
NE: November 8-30, 2010 Doreen and Michael McFarlane (China) Contact: Ken Moore DrKMoore@juno.com

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