Service & Ministry Outreach

Service & Ministry Outreach

Zimmermans Send Thanks, Request Continued Prayer

Here is an excerpt from Mark & Deidre Zimmerman’s most recent update to HUMC. “I wander out again to the hospital maintenance area to review the scene at the oxygen manifest. The Chinese canisters remained standing around the edges, alert and ready for action. But now in their midst is gathered a small army of extra Nepali cylinders, seventy in all, lined up in tight rows, awaiting their turn in the supply chain. Within a week, equipment should arrive to…

Pray for the Wrights and Wycliffe Members

Please pray for Keith and Debbi Wright (Wycliffe Bible Translators) and the Wycliffe members.  As you can see in their most recent letter to us, some are resigning and journeying to other ministries and some are accepting new assignments, etc.

Zimmerman’s Request Prayer for Nepal

Read the Zimmerman’s latest letter to our congregation here, which describes the dire situation in Nepal and includes an urgent request for prayer for the COVID situation there.

Caden and Kassidy Strause March/April 2021 Update

Spring can be a hard season to face for someone who is used to the cold darkness. The promise of something “new” isn’t always the hope we’re looking for. Sometimes, all we want is regrowth from an old branch, and facing something entirely new may be painful. But the life we see in Spring is not always “new,” like we often think. It’s life that’s been beneath the frozen ground all along, we just couldn’t see it. God’s Word does…

Strauses Reach Kutztown Students Through Cru

Cru’s Winter Conference is admittedly my personal favorite event that Cru holds for the students each year. It was WC of 2016-2017 (my senior year of college) that was my first exposure to what Cru is! I remember being struck by a few things: the global & continually spreading size of Cru, the diversity of believers that gathered in Jesus’ name, and the absolute boldness that thousands of Christians have over the same goal of ushering in the second coming…

Happy 2021 from North Carolina!

Greetings from North Carolina! As we begin a new year, we want to share a video with you to see how God brought hope and truth to global communities during 2020. Check out Wycliffe’s new YouTube video, Reflecting on 2020 | Wycliffe’s Year in Review, from John Chesnut, Wycliffe Bible Translator’s President/CEO. Blessings in the New Year, Keith and Debbi Wright (Wycliffe Bible Translators)

Yale Students Hunger To Hear From God

An Update From Jenny Groff Oh happy day! Some students move back to Yale today. Though they’ll be quarantining for the foreseeable future, my heart is glad to know they’re just down the street. In January, we embarked on virtual A Journey to Hearing God conference, to encourage students to turn to God and learn to hear His voice. Our wonderful interns put together the most beautiful journal in the two weeks before winter break and mailed them out. We…

Greetings from Benjamin Zimmerman in Nepal

Dear Friends, I have had a childhood like very few others in the world. My cultural identity lies not in one particular place, but seemingly all over the world. Born in Syracuse, New York, I became accustomed to transitions from a very early age, traveling from New York to Alaska to Kathmandu Nepal within ten weeks of my arrival into the hands of an American dad and an Irish mom. For the last 16 years, I have lived in Nepal,…

Serve Ministry Supports Kassidy and Caden Strause in 2021 in their mission with Cru at Kutztown University

Greetings and congratulations for joining us in 2021! We’ve been able to hear from many of you during the holiday season about how things are going and what some of you are facing as we step forward into a new year together. For most, you’ve expressed emotions and events being all over the place from extreme highs to extreme lows. We feel that! And for those of you we have not been able to connect with recently, we can only…

Update from HUMC Missionaries, José and Audrey Banales

Dear HUMC Friends, Our wish this year is that you will see God’s blessings for you in surprising ways that you do not expect – ways that may seem ordinary, but would not have happened without God’s touch. I’ve heard it said that a coincidence is an “unexpected occurrence in which God chooses to remain anonymous.” May God continue to surprise you today! Our prayer requests will tell you what’s happening so far this year. Thanks for Praying! Please pray…