Current Mission Activities:
Water for Flint: July Deacon’s Fund designation. Total ~$500.00 to be sent to PDA
The village of Kinyameseke is in need of funds/humanitarian aid for food. Mission sent $500 for food.
EWB/Water Project for Uganda: The new semester at Clarkson has begun and previous and new members have met twice to discuss the water project. They have been in communication with Howard Crook, Kule, and Ngamije and are getting maps together. Howard plans to meet with the Clarkson group
Deacon’s Funds and Offerings
The Peace and Global Witness Offering will be designated to go to Homelessness and Affordable Housing specifically A Tiny Home for Good. Funds will be collected until October 2nd when the campaign ends with World Communion Sunday. The director of A Tiny Home for Good, Andrew Lunetta, has agreed to give the congregation an update in the near future during a Minute for Mission.
The Crop Walk is October 2nd. A coordinator is desperately needed this week. See Charlie Brown or contact the office. 315-378-8124 or 315-468-2509.
The September Deacon’s Fund will be designated to refugee assistance. Fran Hunter researched refugee support organizations. The committee discussed options and determined that Catholic Charities will be contacted in order to gather more information and funds will be collected toward refugee assistance.
More info: http://www.robinsonmem.org/missions/