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2017 Annual Conference Appeals

May 09, 2017

Date Appeal Information
1/22/17 Human Relations Day This Appeal supports the UMC’s Community Developers Program, Voluntary Services Program, and Youth Offender Rehabilitation Program.    www.umcgiving.org
3/5/17 One Great Hour of Sharing When a catastrophe occurs, your offerings to One Great of Sharing enables the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) to reach out and ease the pain and suffering by providing humanitarian aid of food, shelter, health and peace.  www.umcgiving.org
3/19/17 PLRCA Partners of Leadership Resources for Churches in Africa.  Contact Rev. Labala at jsei@dimdigital.com
4/9/17 Native American Ministries Funds support urban missions with Native Americans and fund scholarships for Native American seminarians.  50% of the Appeal is used for these programs within our Annual Conference.
www.umcgiving.org
5/21/1 Peace With Justice Poverty and violence need not be a reality in the world today. This Appeal aims to witness to God’s hope for a faithful, loving world.  50% of the Appeal is used for these programs within our Annual Conference.   www.umcgiving.org
5/7/17 AC Appeal Sunday Receive offering for AC Appeal if not already provided for,
5/22/17-5/24/17 Annual Conference Appeal Churches are encouraged to raise funds in advance and bring them to AC meeting.  This year’s appeal will support, BOOM Scholarships, the Central Congo Partnership, and The Abundant Health initiative to Ensure Safe Births, Promote Breast Feeding & Good Nutrition, Prevent & Treat Childhood Illnesses, and Promote Children’s Health & Wellness (http://www.umcabundanthealth.org/ )   www.pen-del.org  
7/16/17 Deaf Awareness Sunday Provides our churches a Sunday to uplift those with deafness or other hearing problems.  Offerings will support the Deaf Ministries within the Annual Conference.
8/13/17 Camp Pecometh Sunday This appeal provides funds for programs at and scholarships to Camp Pecometh.   www.pecometh.org
9/10/17 PD Student Scholarship Sunday This appeal directly benefits Pen-Del students attending college by providing scholarship funds.   www.pen-del.org
10/1/17 World Communion Provides funds for racial & ethnic undergrad scholarships and advance-degree work related to the mission of the UMC.  www.umcgiving.org
10/15/17 Disaster/VIM Sunday Funds raised are used for disaster response within the AC and for VIM Team scholarships.   
11/5/17 Africa University Sunday Raising costs and a growing student body means every year more scholarships are needed at AU.   Your gifts help grow the endowment fund that provides this assistance.   A bulletin insert will be provided.    www.africau.edu
11/26/17 Student Day Provides loans and scholarships to students attending a UM Church-affiliated college.  Some of the funds are returned to the Annual Conference to award.   www.umcgiving.org
Questions? – contact Amy Yarnall at pastor.amy@wesleyumc-dover.com  302.354.2982
Or Kevin Goodwin @  MissionsCzar@aol.com or 302.453.1169