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Missions: Back to School 7-23-14

Now that the University Place schools are re-established in our neighborhood, FLUM is renewing its service to the schools. We begin with University Place Elementary School (UPES) fall semester and hope to expand to include the middle school soon. UPES principal Lynda Ingram welcomes us enthusiastically. A Title I school (with at least 78% of…

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Heifer Project Update 7-16-14

The Spring 2014 World Ark magazine’s cover featured Heifer International’s 70th anniversary with 72 photos of individuals and families whose lives have been changed through Heifer’s programs. Here is some information from Heifer’s president and CEO Pierre U. Ferrari that I want to share with you. Seventy years ago, the world’s population was around 2…

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Missions Update 7-9-14

For the United Appeals Fundraiser- we are selling Baked Hams. Linda Kennedy is the chair for this fundraiser. The hams will be delivered directly to the four churches who participate. Tickets will be available soon. The United Appeals Fund is a group of four churches who joined together to receive tax exempt status. Part of…

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Church & Society Group News 7-9-14

Are you concerned about predatory lending in Tuscaloosa? Have you been talking with your friends about it? Have you discussed education as one key to the problem? Could FLUM have a role in providing this education? Have you talked in your Sunday School classes, youth groups, circles, Wednesday night suppers, etc. about how Christians should…