Mission, Worship and Education Resources

Whether or not your church is interested in sending an Initiatives of Hope team, these resources can be used in worship, Sunday School, youth group, and small group settings to promote conversation about how members of the Virginia Conference can put mission in to action.

Click here to download the Initiatives of Hope brochure (pdf).
Click on a topic below to go to pages of resources:
• IOH: General Worship and Education Resources
• IOH:Video Introductions
• Mozambique: Worship and Education Resources
• Mozambique: Videos
• Brazil: Worship and Education Resources
• Brazil: Videos

Let us know at divey1961@verizon.net how you have used these resources successfully, or if you have any ideas on how to improve the information.

Other suggested readings:
Church World Service: Jubilee Prayer With Global Partners. Baltimore, Maryland: CWS/Office on Global Education, 1996. Print.
Gifts of Many Cultures: Worship Resources for the Global Community. Comp. Maren C. Tirabassi and Kathy W. Eddy. Cleveland: United Church, 1995. Print.
Prayers Encircling the World. 2nd ed. Knoxville, KY: Westminister John Knox, 1999. Print.

Follow these links to learn more about IOH partnerships in Mozambique and Brazil


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