Apportionments One-Liners

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ONE-LINERS ABOUT APPORTIONMENTS
FOR YOUR CHURCH BULLETIN OR NEWSLETTER

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Apportionments are our shared connectional ministries a way to reach out to transform lives beyond the reach of any single congregation.
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Not a tax but real, live ministry! Through Apportionments, we sustain vital work through hundreds of channels nearby and around the world.
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Thanks to our apportionments, more than 800 fulltime mission personnel work on our behalf around the globe, when disaster strikes, in ongoing ministry and self-development, as the Body of Christ at work in the world.
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Giving is an act of faith: faith in God at work through the multiple ministries of the United Methodist Church in the world.
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Ministry comes in extended forms, when we give for Christ’s work beyond our local community through Apportionments, sharing through our church’s worldwide connection.
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Apportionments are people who serve others in the name of Christ on your behalf.
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Apportionments change people’s lives, renew them, save them and give them hope.
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Our network works! Apportionments are people committed to Christ through our connectional system of ministries.
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Apportionments mean people of faith are in mission for Christ’s church in the world: our way of living out our faith.
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“Apportionment” means “a portion meant for others”, in our district, conference and around the world.
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Thanks to our Apportionments, the Conference Center is a gathering place for ministries beyond the work of conference staff. In any given year, dozens of groups use the building in West Sacramento, coming from our local churches, districts, conference and denomination. Thanks to you, we have a gathering place to share.
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Paul wrote in 2 Corinthians that our good works cause others to praise God, for this is proof that your deeds are as good as your doctrine. Apportionments allow members of our faith to connect with one another in doing good deeds are the world, every day.
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When an earthquake strikes San Francisco, the United Methodist Church is there with relief. When a typhoon hits Hawaii, or an earthquake tears apart El Salvador, the United Methodist Church is there with relief. When a hurricane blows through the Carolinas, or floods ravage the Midwest, the United Methodist Church is there with relief. Our Apportionments help clothe, feed and house people in need, all because of Jesus.

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