Trafficked by Her Aunt: Lakshmi’s Story

Published On: December 8, 2020

M4M 2021: Jan. 31. Your support of Mission and Service helps the Diocese of Durgapur’s anti-trafficking unit find and free women and children in India who are being exploited.

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Amazing Generosity during the COVID-19 Crisis

Published On: December 8, 2020

M4M 2021: Jan. 17. When COVID-19 struck, the United Church asked members to make a special gift to help those most affected by the virus. Your response was amazing.

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Residential School Survivor Answers the Call to Ministry

Published On: December 8, 2020

M4M 2021: Jan. 10. In 2020, Deb Anderson-Pratt was one of six Indigenous ministers ordained or commissioned in the United Church. She studied at Sandy-Saulteaux Spiritual Centre, a theological school supported by your Mission and Service gifts.

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Grandmothers Help Change Attitudes

Published On: December 8, 2020

M4M 2021: Jan. 3. Thanks to your gifts through Mission and Service, grandmothers in one Kenyan community helped change attitudes around HIV/AIDS.

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Turning Hard Work into Hope Every Day: Margaret’s Story

Published On: December 4, 2020

M4M 2021: Jul 11. The Jamii Imara micro-loan project in Kenya helps women like Margaret establish their businesses.

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The Incredible Difference Your Gifts Make: Bill’s Story

Published On: December 4, 2020

M4M 2021: Apr. 18. Bill’s childhood experience of camp wound up inspiring one of the world’s most influential environmental movements.

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Thank You for Believing: Arwa’s Story

Published On: December 4, 2020

M4M 2021: Aug. 8. Arwa and her family, Palestinian refugees, found belonging at Montreal City Mission, an outreach ministry your Mission and Service gifts support.

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Every Person Is a Superhero: Esbikenh’s Story

Published On: December 4, 2020

M4M 2021: Jun 20. Thanks to a grant from The Healing Fund, Esbikenh is creating superhero videos that teach children their ancestral language, Anishinaabemowin.

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Building a World Where Everyone Belongs: Lynda’s Story

Published On: December 4, 2020

M4M 2021: Jan. 24. Disability is an issue that affects us all. That’s why the United Church partners with people from other denominations to raise awareness—people like Lynda, a disability activist.

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Your Generosity Has a Worldwide Impact: Mambud’s Story

Published On: December 4, 2020

M4M 2021: Oct. 31. Mambud and members of the Single Leg Amputee Sports Club of Sierra Leone run an educational farm thanks to training he received at the Asian Rural Institute.

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