Posts by Mike Elgin

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Engage!

by Mike Elgin

#LetThemLeave – Praying for Miracle! Welcome to Engage issue No. 21. This week we celebrate the return of our young missionaries Tawanda Chandiwana and Adam Shaw. However, Miracle Osman remains in the Philippines.Thomas Kemper, general secretary of Global Ministries, expressed his appreciation as the Philippine Bureau of Immigration decided to allow Tawanda Chandiwana and Adam Shaw […]

Qualified Charitable Distributions: What They Are and How They Work

by Mike Elgin

Article taken from thebalance.com – original can be found here. Learn About Qualified Charitable Distributions A Tax-Effective Way to Donate Money to Charity Owners of individual retirement accounts who are at least age 70 1/2 can contribute some or all of their IRAs to charity. Why would they want to when they’ve been making contributions […]

Let’s Build a Wall!

by Mike Elgin

Project Overview The retaining wall along the elevated driveway of the church is showing signs of age and deterioration.  The wall was designed to provide support for the driveway and walkways that allow access to the building.  The original construction included wooden beams and tie-backs which have rotted over time.  The wall is no longer […]

Engage!

by Mike Elgin

  Facebook Twitter Website Welcome to Engage Issue No. 17. This week Global Ministries respondsto the tragedies in Indonesia and Rey ‘King’ Oliver Fabros shares his story in an early release of Fearless Fellows. We take a look at theHawaiian-based ministries of Aiea UMC and a new class of missionariesgoes forth into the world. Join us […]

Tea Party & Ties

by Mike Elgin

“Tea Party and Ties” coming May 2 at 10 am at EPUMC for the spring Arts 4 AIDS gathering!  Bring a few neckties you want to share for the Summer Love Your Neighbor Art Show: Neckties of Love – bring a teacup – crayons and $5 to save lives through the UM global AIDS Fund! […]