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Community UMC celebrates 20 years of ‘ZimVim’

December 2, 2016

It was March 4 – “yes, March forth,” the Rev. Chris Holmes remembers, in 1997, when the first team of Volunteers in Mission from Community UMC set out for a trip to the Murewa/UMP District in Zimbabwe.

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UMs respond in wake of Ellicott City flooding

September 1, 2016

Natural disasters have been in the headlines throughout the summer, with recent flooding in Louisiana and, closer to home, Ellicott City, causing loss of life and millions of dollars’ worth of damage. Through it all, United Methodists have...

Tags: disaster response, vim

Youth mission trip turns from habitat to flood relief

June 28, 2016

For Charly Ryan and the rest of the team at Potomac UMC, it wasn’t the youth mission trip they signed up for, but it was the mission trip God gave them when storms began flooding the area of West Virginia they were in.

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