Give a gift to Communities of Shalom this Christmas season

If you want to give a gift this Christmas season, consider giving a online gift through the Advance where 100% of your gift goes directly to a Shalom project. Mark your calendars now for Tuesday, December 2—a day when our contributions to Communities of Shalom will be matched by United Methodist Global Ministries as part of our annual campaign. For one day only, on December 2, 2014 as part of

Long lines for Giving Tuesday

You thought the lines were long for Black Friday? Well check out the folks who want to make donations on Giving Tuesday! If you don’t want to wait in line, you can donate online at: UMC Advance #742566 Mark your calendars now for Tuesday, December 2—a day when our contributions to Communities of Shalom will be matched by United Methodist Global Ministries as part of our annual campaign. For one

Give a gift that transforms a life

Mark your calendars now for Tuesday, December 2—a day when our contributions to Communities of Shalom will be matched by United Methodist Global Ministries as part of our annual campaign. For one day only, on December 2, 2014 as part of UMC #GivingTuesday, gifts made to Communities of Shalom through UMC Advance #742566 will be matched dollar for dollar. As we approach the season of Advent and the holiday giving

Ideas to Give on #Giving Tuesday

  Mark your calendars now for Tuesday, December 2—a day when our contributions to Communities of Shalom will be matched by United Methodist Global Ministries as part of our annual campaign. For one day only, on December 2, 2014 as part of UMC #GivingTuesday, gifts made to Communities of Shalom through UMC Advance #742566 will be matched dollar for dollar. As we approach the season of Advent and the holiday

Shalom Chapel at Drew 2014

 By Michael Christensen Since 2008, I have selected and supervised over 40 Drew MDIV students who were placed in a Shalom Zone for 6-10 weeks as a summer intern and minister of Shalom.  They have served mostly in the USA but also in Haiti, Malawi, and Northern Ireland. This year’s Shalom Summer interns—Kory Turner and Peg Crilly—shared their stories of shalom work in Memphis and on the Jersey Shore last