Waccamaw Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) “Building a Legacy through Missions Education” Est. January 1909 (843) 855-0787 or (843) 248-9358 Director: Peggy J. Jones email: firstname.lastname@example.org CALLING ALL CHURCHES. . . unite with Waccamaw Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) as we “…inspire, challenge, and educate…” New Emphasis 2016-2018: By All Means Watchword: I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some. I do all this for the sake of the gospel, that I may share in its blessings” 1 Corinthians 9:22-b-23 NIV. follow the example of Christ; step into the world around us cultivate relationships create opportunities to demonstrate the love of Christ Project HELP: PTSD Emphasis Book: Unscripted: Sharing the Gospel as Life Happens ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ One of the six objectives of Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) is to pray for missions. To pray for missions means to communicate with God on behalf of missions work, people involved in missions work, and people that need to know and accept God’s redeeming love. During May, we focus on the Season of Prayer and Study for Associational Missions, joining others to pray for missions within Associations throughout South Carolina and beyond. Continue in prayer for our Association, for our pastors, staff, missions, ministries, missionaries, and especially our Director of Missions, Dr. Tommy Richardson, and his family. Waccamaw WMU invites everyone to observe Association Emphasis Week by: Praying at the Association Office in Conway on Monday, May 15, 2017, at 10:00 am, with Rev. Larry Allen Participating in a missions support project to benefit Pure Water Pure Love by filling water bottles with coins and cash and taking them to Maple Baptist on May 21 Celebrating the Twentieth Anniversary of The Martha Compton Offering for Association Missions at the “Twentieth Anniversary Gathering” on Sunday, May 21, 2017, 2:00 PM until 3:30 PM, Maple Baptist Church with guest speakers Dr. & Mrs. Wayne Brown God willing, we will be able to present a check to national WMU for a number of wells beyond anything we could have imagined, hoped, or expected. Let Diane know how many will be coming from your churches by calling 843 248 9358 by May 18. We are grateful for this season in which we can participate in missions through prayer, giving, going, and doing. Thank you for your continued support of missions within Waccamaw. “INSPIRE!” was an excellent theme for the 2017 Waccamaw Spring Meeting hosted by Wampee Baptist Church as attendees were inspired throughout the program by one another and program participants Katrina Cox, SC WMU representative, and Rev. Paul McKee now serving as Director of Missions, Spartanburg County Baptist Network. PLEASE PRAY for adult leaders and children grades 1 through 6 who will be attending Camp LaVida (for girls) and Camp McCall (for boys) this summer. AS YOU ARE ABLE this summer, participate in either taking children to Camp or picking them up! You will have a world of fun, cultivate relationships, and seize opportunities to demonstrate the love of Christ! You will be blessed. Enjoy your upcoming summer; let us know what you are doing as you continue BY ALL MEANS to follow His example, step into the world around you, cultivate relationships, and create opportunities to demonstrate the love of Christ. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A CHALLENGE TO ONE & ALL: engage a student (or non-student) Coastal Carolina University Campus or elsewhere. ask God to guide you to step into the world around you; pray for Him to lead you to cultivate relationships; seek ways to provide opportunities to demonstrate the love of Christ. Wait and See what magnificent things will be accomplished by Him through you! We know churches within Waccamaw Association are actively on mission for God. Please share what you are doing and how God has been working through you and your groups! Send pictures and summary to email@example.com.