Building a Bridge of Love to Angola Promotional Materials
Promotional materials for the 2013 California-Nevada Annual Conference Mission Project, "Building a Bridge of Love to Angola: Doing What Matters to God," can be found at www.cnumc.org/Angola. These resources will include a bulletin insert, brochure, sample pulpit, bulletin, and website announcements, as well as sample tweets and text for a Facebook post.
The Conference is embarking on an endeavor that will help empower our brothers and sisters in Angola and aid in the reconstruction of a medical clinic in Bom Jesus. This clinic is a key outpost for our global United Methodist campaign to eradicate malaria on the continent of Africa. Restoring this clinic is a high priority for our partner conference, the West Angola Annual Conference.
The clinic was abandoned during the civil war when most people and church members fled to the city. It is the focal point for the medical and health care ministry of the Methodist Church in Angola. It is the site where I participated in the distribution of treated mosquito nets last fall and is the only clinic suitable for quick restoration. The community is poor and desperately needs medical care in addition to nets.