Emmett UMC raises $400 at ice cream social


The Emmett United Methodist Church, a small congregation in eastern Kansas, raised $400 with an ice cream social for Imagine No Malaria.

Holton Evangel UMC co-sponsors wrestling match, raises money for INM


Over the Aug. 3-4 weekend, the Evangel United Methodist Church in Holton focused on how we all can be a part of changing the world by raising money for Imagine No Malaria. We had a special guest, Carol Russell who is a missionary from Africa. She shared her story with us. We also took a […]

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Abilene Emmanuel partners with Kenyan pastor to fight malaria


Shane Britt, pastor of Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Abilene and James Murunga, pastor and speaker from Nairobi, Kenya, used a basketball free-throw contest this past spring to raise funds to fight malaria in Africa. The Emmanuel Missions Committee invited church members to make pledges to Imagine No Malaria that were based on the pastors’ […]

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Dodge City VBS collects more than $1,200 for Imagine No Malaria


More than 100 children gathered for Vacation Bible School at Dodge City First United Methodist Church this summer and learned about the frightening disease in Africa and other parts of the world called malaria. As the children learned that mosquitoes cause malaria and that they could help stop the mosquitoes, they became very excited to help. Over […]

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Still time to make a difference

Bishop Scott Jones has announced a goal of every Kansas United Methodist congregation doing something by Dec. 31, 2013, to fight deaths from malaria by raising money for the United Methodist initiative Imagine No Malaria. The disease kills an estimated 655,000 people each year, most of them children younger than 5 and pregnant women. Malaria […]

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Under the Nets event held in Dorchester, Neb.

The Igniting Youth and the Dorchester UMC hosted Under the Nets event on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, to raise money to purchase mosquito nets for the fight against malaria in Africa. There were 14 youth and eight adults that canvassed the town for funds and to raise awareness. On Sunday, they helped with the morning […]

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Calvary UMC promotes Imagine No Malaria on float

Galvary UMC in Bushnell, Neb., entered an Imagine No Malaria (INM) float in the Bushnell Day Parade on Aug. 17. The float served as a promotion of the effort to continue to collect money for the purchase of nets for the INM project. The Great Plains Area has raised a total of $285,681.80. View the […]

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Alma and Republican City UMCs join INM cause

The Alma and Republican City UMCs in Nebraska, sponsored an Imagine No Malaria event on Aug. 11 at the Alma school basketball courts. Teams of adults, youth and children requested pledges per free throw and lump sum donations in advance and then shot free throws during the event. Trophies were given to the team who made the […]

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Bishop’s ‘uppity’ niece challenges him to shoot-out


Bishop Scott Jones will be shooting another 1,000 free throws at Kansas Wesleyan on Friday, Aug. 16 from 2-4 p.m. CDT. Only this time, he will be competing against his uppity niece, Sarah Jones, who will be shooting simultaneously in Durham, NC. Facebook and Twitter will be keep those unable to attend informed on their […]

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Papillion St. Paul’s UMC’s confirmation class holds Doughnuts for Nets fundraiser

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After attending this year’s Confirmation Day, the confirmation class from Papillion St. Paul’s UMC decided to take up Bishop Scott Jones on his challenge to raise funds for Imagine No Malaria. As a class they decided to raise funds by selling doughnuts during Sunday morning fellowship time between services. The Sunday before the sales, the […]

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