Compassion International -In response to the Great Commission, Compassion International exists as an advocate for children, to release them from their spiritual, economic, social and physical poverty and enable them to become responsible and fulfilled Christian adults.
Two of our members who support children through Compassion International are lay missionaries to the countries where those children reside.
Linda Ferguson: Honduras
Denise Henton: El Salvador
UMCOR: United Methodist Committee on Relief -The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to alleviating human suffering around the globe. UMCOR’s work includes programs and projects in disaster response, health, sustainable agriculture, food security, relief supplies, and more.
Society of Saint Andrew – The Society of St. Andrew was formed in 1979 as an intentional community of two families called to life and ministry together in Christ. It has grown into an ecumenical, non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to leading others into lives of Christian community and service.
World Missions: Missionary Partnerships
Wingate UMC is in partnership with 3 individuals who are dedicated to revealing God’s Kingdom and shining the light of Christ in places of darkness and despair. They work to supply basic human needs while making evident this world’s need for Christ and God’s love for all of humanity.
Macklann Basse is leader and co-founder of Africa Missions with Nations. He and his family returned to Togo, West Africa in 2010 after 10 years in the United States for education and cross-culture ministry.
The Rev. Umba Ilunga Kalangwa is a United Methodist Minister serving in Tanzania as District Superintendent of the Morogoro District in the Tanganyika Conference, Director of Morogoro Pastor’s Training Center, and Coordinator of Morogoro Reaching Out Ministry.
Emily Lawrence is a spokesperson for the cure of the disease she conquers every day of her life–Cystic Fibrosis. Ask anyone at Wingate UMC and all around the community and they will tell you that Emily is one of the bravest and most amazing young ladies in North Carolina! Her smile and personality are contagious. You can learn more about Cystic Fibrosis and donate to the research to find a cure for this disease that makes it difficult for so many, especially children, to breathe. Help now to find the cure and allow children like Emily to run and play and live without concern for her next breath.