Outreach at Christ UMC

January & February Outreach Ministry Focus

 

Miriam's Promise

 

A little more about Miriam's Promise...

 

From the very beginning, the pregnancy, parenting and adoption agency was inspired by the biblical story of Miriam, the sister of Moses.

Found in Exodus 2:1-10, the passage tells the tale of a woman who hid her baby in a basket in the Nile, fearing for his life. At the time, the Pharaoh of Egypt feared that the growing population of Israelites in his country might side with Egypt’s enemies; he ordered that all baby boys delivered by the Hebrew midwives be killed.

But this woman made a plan for her son—the boy who would grow to become Moses, leader of his people. His sister Miriam watched from the banks, and when the Pharaoh’s daughter discovered the child and decided to adopt him, Miriam stepped up to offer the baby’s mother as a wet nurse.

The mother made a loving choice. The adoptive parent took him in. And the sister helped bridge the gap.

Today, Miriam’s Promise serves as that bridge. Originally intended to be a small satellite office of Holston United Methodist Home for Children of Greeneville, Tenn., we’ve grown to offer a great variety of services for children and families alike. Miriam’s Promise was established in 1985, and became an independent not-for-profit adoption agency in 2003.

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Christ UMC Outreach Ministries

 

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Nicaragua Project

Nicaragua Project is a community to community outreach program of Christ UMC that seeks long term relationships in Nicaragua. The Project supports "Centro Alternativo Projecto 19 de Julio" ,a local school in Managua, Nicaragua.

 

Raise The Roof

RTR develops high-quality education centers, provide community health programs, create income generating opportunities, and grow alongside local leaders in three districts of central Uganda.

 

Miriam's Promise

Miriam's Promise stands in the gap, building bridges through crisis preganancy counseling and child placement services.


Project Transformation

Project Transformation's mission is to transform local communities by engaging children, college age young adults, and churches in purposeful relationships with leadership development and after-school and summer camp programming.

 

Center of Living and Learning

The center for Living and Learning is a private non-profit residential supportive living facility for housing adults who have experiences with severe and persistent mental illnesses.

 

One Generation Away

One Generation Away distributes healthy foods to families throughout Middle Tennessee that currently do not have access to food sources due to economic and physical barriers.

 

Graceworks

GraceWorks was established 26 years ago by a group of concerned Williamson County citizens and faith leaders who sought a comprehensive, collaborative solution to the complex issue of poverty.

 

Williamson County Homeless Alliance

The mission of the Williamson County Homeless Alliance is to develop and maintain a permanent transitional sanctuary that meets the needs of people experiencing homelessness in Franklin/Williamson County Tennessee by partnering with local government, non-profits, businesses, individuals, and churches.