Check out this article from Christianity Today’s Church Law & Tax Newsletter. This is helpful information to all those involved in international missions, but especially those of you who are doing missions work in closed/hostile nations.
For 30 hours beginning Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Category 5 Hurricane Maria blew through the homes of 3.8 million people on the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico. Four La Viñas scattered across the island, roughly the size of Connecticut, are coordinating relief efforts for Vineyard congregations and individuals who want to help in the recovery.
You might be a Vineyard Missions partnership leader if at least half of the following apply to you: WhatsApp, Skype, Zoom, explaining Partnership and LCBM, middle-of-the-night phone calls, more Facebook friends from other nations than from your own, an uncanny ability to decipher and recognize accents, and the patience to endure an Americanized version of international cuisine that tastes nothing like you remember it from the real thing! Vineyard Missions partnership people, we appreciate you!
Supporting missions is a top priority at ECCU. In an effort to continue fueling Christ-centered ministry worldwide, ECCU is proudly partnering with SRS to host an SRS Bootcamp at the ECCU campus in Southern California November 13, 14. It’s two days of excellent, biblical training in personal support raising that has helped nearly 10,000 ministry workers get to their ministry assignment quickly and fully funded.
The MLM is a place where it is not only safe but beneficial to let your guts hang out, to share triumphs and failures, fears and did-that-really-just-happen-in-my-partnership questions”. Because someone else here has experienced what you are going through and can speak life and pray healing or celebrate with you.
Slam-dunk, home run, hole-in-one, two-point conversion...yep we are describing the Wednesday afternoon Vineyard Missions Around-the-World Reception at July’s 2017 Vineyard National Conference: Together Leaning Outward. Wish you were there? Read about what happened, grab onto the momentum, and begin inviting people to join you in God’s mission like never before!