#GivingTuesday on December 2

This #givingtuesday consider supporting folks like Connor or any of your other favorite contributors to The Book of Fellows! All of the contributors to this blog are actively working in the mission of God all over the world, and you too can be part of their work.

Find all of your favorite young adult missionaries at http://www.advancinghope.org

"Stretch Out Your Hand"

“Earn All You Can, Save All You Can, Give All You Can”

-John Wesley, 1744

Because we live a society that encourages us to “Spend All You Can” (or sometimes more than you can!), I’m excited to let you know about UMC #GivingTuesday on December 2, 2014. UMC #GivingTuesday is part of an international movement that builds on the recent U.S. shopping traditions of Black Friday, Local Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. However, in contrast to these days which encourage spending, UMC #GivingTuesday encourages us to follow Wesley’s words and “give all we can” so that we can help make the world a better place for all people.

We can give in a variety of ways, but if you’re considering giving financially, I’d encourage you to give online via the United Methodist Advance, www.umcmission.org/give. By giving through The Advance, you can help support over 850 United Methodist related projects worldwide…

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