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Mission Minute: Inua Partners in Hope

Problem There are 2.5 million orphans in Kenya and over 25,000 of those are in Naivasha, estimates UNICEF. Children continue to suffer the loss of one or both of their parents as a result of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. When this happens, the burden of care falls to elderly family members and the oldest sibling left behind—all […]

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Inua Partners in Hope

\This month marks the launch of a new Inua training cycle (our 4th cohort, we refer to as Cycle 4). This new cycle of youth training will cover 2 years (compared to our previous 3-year cycle). This allows Inua to serve more youth and have an even greater impact in and around Naivasha. We are […]

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A Recent Message from Bishop Carter

This letter is from https://www.flumc.org/ecd-january-2020-newsletter. Dear Sisters and Brothers of the Florida Conference, Grace and Peace to you, in the name and spirit of our Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ, in these first days of a new year. I write to commend to you the fruit of a mediation process undertaken by sixteen United Methodists, […]

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Missions and Outreach 2019 Recap

Wow, what a year! Thanks to YOUR heart of service, we have accomplished so much this year. Let’s recap a few things we achieved as a church family: 8 mission teams served in Kenya, Costa Rica, Tennessee, and Louisiana 170 Inua youth graduated from the program in August and 200 more youth will enter Inua […]

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New Year. New Initiatives. Same Excitement.

Communications Ministry Update Our team has been working with Pastor David on our annual communications plan and we are excited for the work God will be doing through our church. Join us for our new year kick-off  on Jan. 9 from 12:30-2:30pm at the Reeves Center. We will offer an overview of the 2020 communications […]

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Lay Leadership in 2020

One way that we fulfill the church’s mission to make disciples is through lay leadership. At FUMCWP, we recognize the important role that lay leaders have within the life of our church. Commissioning  On Jan. 12 we are commissioning the lay leaders who will be discerning the life of our church family in 2020. This […]

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Does “The 12 Days of Christmas” ring a bell?

December is a unique time for the Communications Ministry. Advent is well underway and Christmas Eve just around the weekend! 😉 By the end of the month, the communications ministry will have created the following church-wide assets: Feel free to hum the song, “The 12 Days of Christmas” as you read this list. 🎶 4 regular […]

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Candle Recycling

Last year for the first time our vibrant family recycled candles at the Christmas Eve Services. Our efforts reduced the plastic in the landfill, cut down on waste, and saved our church $1500. Typically, we purchase 3000 candles and holders at 50 cents each for the 8 Christmas Eve Services. This year we are not […]

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Reeves Center Update

Thank you for your support of the Reeves Center. There is much to celebrate in the work that has been accomplished this past year and for the new possibilities in 2020. To review 2019: TCA Preschool/VPK has 75 children enrolled in their program. Studio 150 dance classes are open for children and adults. Building 200 […]

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Thanksgiving Food Drive

We had another amazing Thanksgiving Food Drive this year! Thank you to everyone who donated food – we delivered more than 200 meals to Reeves Terrace and Winter Park High School so that families in need can have a Thanksgiving turkey with all the fixins!

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