Global Impact Celebration
Commemorating how Matthews UMC serves in missions while offering our life and faith commitments to God.
2023 Focus: Transformation
Global Impact shares an annual celebration with our impact for missions around the globe. Be part of these special Sundays with events and guest speakers in worship.
"Do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of the mind, so that you may discern what is the will of God--what is good and acceptable and perfect." -Romans 12:2 NRSVUE
Men's Breakfast - February 4
Rev. Gaston Warner, CEO of Zoe Empowers, will present at the United Methodist Men's breakfast at 7:30 am in The Commons.
Worship Guest Speaker - February 5
Rev. Gaston Warner, CEO of Zoe Empowers will be our guest speaker in all three worship services in the Sanctuary. Zoe Empowers is an international mission partner and MUMC has supported a group of 94 youth in Kenya over the past three years as they learned to run a small business and support their family. Now they are 100% self-sufficient. Come and hear stories of empowerment and showing God's love around the world.
Operation Saturday Serve - February 11
We invite individuals & families to stop by The Commons to serve 9:00 am - 12:00 noon. Register here to Serve! We'll be making sandwiches for Roof Above, Blessing Bags for Blessed Assurance Adult Day Care, and Valentines for other ministry partners.
Missions Fair - February 12
Hear from Local & International Mission Partners in worship & attend the Missions Fair in our hallways between worship. Representatives from the organizations will be available to connect with and find out about serving opportunities.
Faith & Life Commitment Sunday - February 19
This date marks the opportunity for the congregation to make an annual commitment to a life of missions and service as we place our completed Faith & Life Commitment cards at the alter together. Please prayerfully consider the commitment you will make to support Global Impact Missions in 2023. Cards will be mailed to homes in the coming weeks. Extra cards are available at the Welcome Center. A pledge can also be submitted online for Global Impact through our secure Realm portal.