FUMC of Arlington

5789 Mile Mission

5789 Mile Mission

The 5789 Mile Mission is a mission project to complete the Kaymah H. Warner New Hope Academy in Liberia. First United Methodist Church of Arlington is partnering with Power From the Son, a non-profit volunteer organization that brings electricity to third world countries, to help complete the building alongside Liberian village members. Under the leadership of Steve Vincent, Power From the Son has received a $125,000 grant from the Hesta Stewart Christian Foundation to begin the completion project. FUMCA is raising additional donations and recruiting members for two work teams to go and finish the school in the January of 2016. Together as Christians and humanitarians, we become the hands and feet of Christ as we organize ourselves to establish and provide quality, affordable education to needy and forgotten children in a remote village of Liberia. Join us!

KAYMAH H. WARNER NEW HOPE ACADEMY 

Kaymah H. Warner New Hope Academy is located in the Mambah-Kabah District in Lower Margibi county, just 25 miles northeast of Monrovia, the capital of Liberia. The land was donated by the Warner family and the school will be operated under the auspices of the Department of Education and Ministry of the Liberia Annual Conference of the United Methodist church.

Partnering with churches in the Oklahoma Conference and other supporters, Bishop Warner has broken ground on the Kaymah H. Warner New Hope Academy, securing the foundation, some walls, and a water well. But there is still much to do including the roof, flooring, walls, electricity, and furniture. Collaboration between faith communities is needed to assist the Bishop and village in completing this school for the marginalized children of rural Liberia.

WAYS TO GET INVOLVED

  • Pray for the project and the people of Liberia.
  • Sponsor part of the building by providing a financial donation.
  • Volunteer for a work team in February of 2016.