For Your Consideration During Advent

Friends of Malawi: We have all been warmed by fires we did not build, ate food from tables we did not prepare, and benefited from wealth we did not create.  And so we find ways to give back some of what has graciously been given to us (even in a global recession and time of uncertainty).      Many of you supported orphans and vulnerable children and youth this year through WorldHope Corp’s HopeHomes program

Mission Accomplished in Malawi

I just returned from 3 weeks in Malawi and Ethiopia—my 6th trip to Mother Africa since 2005.    Each year I take a ‘vision team’ with me to witness what the Spirit is doing in another place, usually a place with obvious needs and hidden resources.  Sometimes our mission team makes a contribution through our gifts and graces, and volunteer service; most of the time it’s not about ‘giving back’ but about what Henri Nouwen

Malawi Mission Trip 2010

Ministry Partners:  United Methodist Global AIDS Fund, United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), Medical Missions International, and CitiHope Malawi Team Leader: Michael J. Christensen, Ph.D. Michael Christensenteaches practical theology at Drew University where he directs a training institute and community development network known as Communities of Shalom.  Dr. Christensen founded WorldHope Corps in 2007 in partnership with CitiHope International and the United Methodist Global AIDS Fund.  This will be his sixth mission trip to Malawi since

Departure day

We’re going to Malawi together! Travel Plan: We plan to depart Laguardia Airport, NYC, on Monday, July 5, at 6am, first to Dullus, and then on to Lilongwe via Addis Ababa Ethiopia. We will arrive in Lilongwe, Malawi, on July 6 at 12:20pm (with no overnight layover stop). Most plan to return to Laguardia on Friday, July 16, at 1:48PM. Some (including the Christensens) will continue to travel in Africa. Destination: Malawi, a small land-locked,

OPPORTUNITIES TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Many people ask what they can do to make a difference in Malawi. Here is a menu of some of the ways Friends of Mzuzu can support WorldHope Corps’ mission in Malawi: Provide five Singer sewing machines for Dress-making business at UMC $500 Provide 50 chickens for egg and meat micro-business $250 Provide a Hope Scholarships for Malawian youth in HopeHome program $500 Dig another community well in remote village without clean water source $10,000