FYI: The following message was received from Praveena Balasundaram, Director
of Program Resources, Communications, United Methodist Women
"While we are all encouraged to pray for our missionaries, I would
suggest you email the missionary first before sending out a mail; during
this time, we have heard that some countries are not accepting mail from
Prayer Calendar ______________________________
WEEK 19 - Sunday, MAY 2, 2021 to Saturday, MAY 8, 2021
SUNDAY, May 2
Mission Focus: Mary Elizabeth Inn, San Francisco, California
Ending the cycle of poverty and homelessness and empowering women across
all life's stages
to achieve self-sufficiency and security.
Kathy Kuhn - Deaconess
No Contact Info Available
Choong-Hee Lee - Deaconess/Home Missioner
763 Route Nine W
Nyack, NY 10960
MONDAY, May 3
Mission Focus: United States. McCurdy Ministries Community Center.
Supporting the preschool and mental health programs.
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Pray for Those Who are Suffering
TUESDAY, May 4
Mission Focus: Brazil. Shade and Fresh Water Project.
Supporting and expanding an after-school program to create activities
and workshops for at-risk
youth between 15 and 18 years of age.
Rosa Milbourne - Staff**
Operations Manager, Global Health
Saory Pon - Staff**
Grants Finance Director
Finance and Administration
WEDNESDAY, May 5
Mission Focus: Scholarship Recipient Ilgha Ilunga.
Scholarship to pursue an M.Div. at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington,
Annette Greer - Deaconess
2389 Beaver Creek Road
Greeneville, NC 27834
Walter Jungah - Global Mission Fellows International Missionary
Katherine Hills Uzoka - Staff*
International Disaster Response, UMCOR
Harriett Jane Olson - Staff*
General Secretary and Chief Executive Officer, UMW
THURSDAY, May 6
Mission Focus: Cambodia. Women's Empowerment and Leadership Training
Providing leadership training and empowerment for women.
Margaret Fenton - Staff**
Manager, Office of General Secretary
FRIDAY, May 7
Mission Focus: United States. Navajo Water Project.
Supporting the Navajo water projects and uniting diverse interests to
build a sustainable water future
for the most vulnerable people in the United States.
Pamela Johnson - Deaconess
41118 343rd Lane
Aitkin, MN 56431
SATURDAY, May 8
Spofford Home, Kansas, Missouri
Supporting residential treatment services for children and families whose
lives are disrupted
by violence, substance abuse and poverty.
Keihwan (Kevin) Ryoo - Racial Ethnic Plan Missionary
110 S Euclid Avenue
PO Box 6006
Pasadena, CA 91101
Manuel Padilla Flores - Staff**
Manager, Conference Relation and Strategy
Global Mission Connections
WEEK 20 - Sunday, MAY 9, 2021 to Saturday, MAY 15, 2021
SUNDAY, May 9
Mission Focus: The Neighborhood Center, Utica, New York
Enriching lives through cooperative opportunities, resources, and advocacy
that embrace diversity,
promote empowerment, and foster responsible citizenship.
Cheryl Robinson - Deaconess
727 E 48th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11203
MONDAY, May 10
Mission Focus: United States. New Bethlehem Community Center.
Supporting ongoing projects and programs.
Sherlette Lee - Deaconess
2786 NW 104th Avenue, #108
Erica Oliveira - Missionary
976 Mell Avenue
Clarkston, GA 30021
Daniel Yang - Missionary
3001 W Mitchell Street
Milwaukee, WI 53215
TUESDAY, May 11
Mission Focus: Zimbabwe. United Methodist Church of Zimbabwe.
Supporting a project to empower women and young girls from Masvingo; poultry
restart the livelihood of 10 women and girls after Cyclone Idai and floods,
as well as business
management and leadership skills.
Kazad Kalum Yves - Global Mission Fellows International Missionary
746 Gazumbu Avenue
Democratic Republic of Congp
WEDNESDAY, May 12
Mission Focus: Scholarship Recipient Jetai Pepsi.
Scholarship to pursue an M.S. in wildlife ecology and environmental biology
at University of
Calabar in Nigeria.
Bridget Bodin - Staff*
Administrative Assistant, UMCOR
Leslie Nedderman - Staff*
Director, Financial Systems
Finance and Administration, UMW
THURSDAY, May 13
Mission Focus: Cambodia. Cambodia Women's Livelihood Projects.
Providing gifts of livestock and tools for women to create self-sustaining
Kathleen K. Masters - Staff**
Manager of Missionary Training & Continuing Education
FRIDAY, May 14
Mission Focus: Liberia. My Heart's Appeal for the Intellectually Disabled.
Establishing a campus on Monrovia, Liberia to address the needs of the
No Birthdays Listed Today
Pray for Coronavirus Patients and their Care Givers
SATURDAY, May 15
Mission Focus: Susanna Wesley House, Baltimore, Maryland.
Providing a safe, clean home and a viable program for women in need and
No Birthdays Listed Today
Pray for Cancer Patients and their Care Givers
WEEK 21 - Sunday, MAY 16, 2021 to Saturday, MAY 22, 2021
SUNDAY, May 16
Mission Focus: Neighborhood Center of The United Methodist Church, Harrisburg,
Building a vital community by serving and empowering children, youth and
Hikari Chang - Regional Missionary
Wesley Center #301
6-10-11 Minami Aoyama
Angelito (Bong) Dalisay - Missionary
#1111, 289 Cheonhodae-ro
Bernice Keech - Missionary
1524 Oak Forest Drive
Ormond Beach, FL 32174
Judith Pierre-Okerson - Deaconess
7952 Plantation Boulevard
Mirimar, FL 33023
MONDAY, May 17
Mission Focus: United States. United Community Centers (Riley Center).
Supporting the full-time salary of a program coordinator.
Kristyl Shoaf - Deaconess
758 Covered Bridge Drive
Delaware, OH 43015
TUESDAY, May 18
Mission Focus: Cameroon. United Methodist Women Association, Cameroon.
Supporting a project that will train community members to end gender-based
violence and provide support for survivors.
Nora Marker - Deaconess
218 Brookdale Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94134
WEDNESDAY, May 19
Mission Focus: Scholarship Recipient Krystal West.
Scholarship to pursue a spiritual direction certification at Perkins School
of Theology at
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas.
Lorenzo Esquivelda - Global Mission Fellows International Missionary
No Address Listed
Carolyn Flynn - Staff**
Senior Graphic Designer
THURSDAY, May 20
Mission Focus: East Asia. Happy Children's Home of China.
Providing housing, food, clothing, education and medical care for 23 children.
Nandona (Fresie) Chikomb - Missionary
P. O. Box 20219
FRIDAY, May 21
Mission Focus: Liberia. Brighter Future Children Rescue Center Program.
Helping ex-child soldiers, prostitutes, rural teen mothers and poor children
build better lives.
John Elmore - Missionary
Rashida Craddock - Staff*
SATURDAY, May 22
Mission Focus: Susanna Wesley Family Learning Center, Charleston, Missouri.
Building healthy families.
German Gomez - Racial Ethnic Plan Missionary
67 Cedar Bend
Centreville, AL 35042
Jeanne Roe Smith - Deaconess
3301 Colbert Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90066
Addresses for Staff Members:
*475 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10115
**458 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE—
Atlanta, GA 30308