Melissa Hinnen

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Name: Melissa Hinnen
Date registered: July 5, 2012
URL: http://www.umcmission.org

Biography

Director of Content and Public Information United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries

Latest posts

  1. United Methodist Mission Leaders Express Solidarity with those Suffering in Iraq — August 8, 2014
  2. Report from TAGAYTAY, Philippines 7:45 AM — July 15, 2014
  3. Missionary Tshala Mwengo Died in Bus Accident — April 9, 2014
  4. An Invitation to Repentance — March 12, 2014
  5. Global Ministries Statement on Human Rights for All People — February 28, 2014

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United Methodist Mission Leaders Express Solidarity with those Suffering in Iraq

Dear Friends, We invite United Methodists to be in deep prayer for Christians and other religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq as they are driven from their homes, some herded into isolated encampments where they face death by starvation and thirst. The armed forces of the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) seem determined …

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Report from TAGAYTAY, Philippines 7:45 AM

Participants gather as they shelter in place to wait out Typhoon Rammasun, locally known as Glenda.
Photo by Jen Tyler

Youth and Young Adults from across the connection are safely sheltering in place in Tagaytay, Philippines during Typhoon Rammasun, locally known as Glenda.

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Missionary Tshala Mwengo Died in Bus Accident

…neither death, nor life…will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord. (Romans 8:38-39)  With deep sadness, the General Board of Global Ministries reports that Tshala Mwengo, a United Methodist missionary, died today from injuries sustained in a bus accident. General Secretary Thomas Kemper gave thanks for the …

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An Invitation to Repentance

By Rev. Glen Chebon Kernell Jr. Those of the Christian faith have entered into one of the most sacred times of the Christian year, the Lenten season.  Many of our communities began a process of fasting, prayer and repenting.  Many even placed ashes upon their foreheads as signs of contrition and new beginnings. As people …

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Global Ministries Statement on Human Rights for All People

United Methodists are increasingly aware of the violation of human rights through the criminalization of homosexuality in countries such as Uganda, Nigeria, Russia, and India. These unjust measures reflect a concerning trend as reports indicate that five countries make homosexuality a capital offense, and imprisonment is possible in 66 countries.   This kind of legislation predictably …

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