152. MissionCast – Charleston Spreads Hope in Reynosa

Mr. Jim Moreton, a member of Charleston United Methodist Church, in Charleston, Missouri, tells about mission trips he and his wife and others have made to build homes in Reynosa, Mexico.  Their trips have been organized by the Strategic Alliance Mission, which was founded by Roland & Carolyn Ashby, of New Braunfels, Texas.  Roland Ashby was a member of Charleston United Methodist Church while growing up.  The mission has built over 500 homes in Reynosa and has made a big difference in the lifes of the people who live in the poorest part of town.  This MissionCast concentrates on house building, however, there are always medical and education components to the missions.

We are thankful to Angie Moreton for the excellent pictures used in the MissionCast.

Similar mission trips maybe organized through the Office of Creative Ministries Volunteers in Mission program of the United Methodist Missouri Conference.  If you or your church would like to build homes in Mexico you may receive information by contacting Audrey Phelps, at the Office of Creative Ministries.  Phone 573-474-7155 or Email phelps@umocm.com.

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