Methodists in the Northwest are stepping up to help end malaria!
The Cathedral of the Rockies, Boise First United Methodist Church, held its second annual Faster than the Pastor 5K event to support Imagine No Malaria efforts across the globe. This past Sunday, September 24th, 175 runners and walkers participated in the event on the Boise River Greenbelt. It should be noted, that 45 folks ran faster than Pastor Duane Anders. He was prepared to match $1 for every person who ran faster than him this year. Our sponsors included: Albertsons, DS Industries, Shu’s Running Store, Thrivent Financial Services, Crosspoint Church and Meridian United Methodist. ... See MoreSee Less
At Imagine No Malaria, it isn't about awards and recognition, but we are delighted that the Religious Communicators Council honored United Methodist Communications with a DeRose-Hinkhouse Award of Excellence in the Public Relations/Advertising Class for the multimedia Imagine No Malaria Celebration held during United Methodist General Conference in 2016. Congratulations to all!
June 30 donation totals are out and they continue to grow thanks to the generosity and compassion of our church families.
Total giving in our episcopal area now totals $1,166,924. Annual Conference totals as follows:
Thank you! Each donation is making a difference. I am confident that working together we will end senseless malaria deaths in my lifetime. (And I am celebrating my 65th birthday this week.)
- Emilie Kroen, INM Steering Committee Chair. ... See MoreSee Less