Global Missions

Global Missions

At North Shore we believe that missions in other parts of the world actually allow us to BE THE CHURCH. A phrase that we uphold to mean, take what you know about being a solid leader in Christ and show others through your actions. We have three main missions located in Guatemala, Juarez, and Uganda.

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Our Calling

We are called to spread the good news, to look for opportunities to serve, to help, heal, and nurture others. We are called to spread love and kindness. “Church” has often overemphasized getting people into heaven to the neglect of getting heaven into earth. The true measure of the faith of North Shore is not how many people attend, but how many serve the least, the last, and the lost. To Jesus, the church was an active verb and not a passive noun. His followers practiced missional evangelism and so do we. The very place that you are standing right now is holy ground. We understand that our mission is not to get the world into the church, but to get the church into the world! The world will see the relevance of the gospel when the people of Jesus fully embrace the biblical mandate to love like Jesus. Then we come together to rejoice and praise God!

Can You Dig It, Uganda

We are called to spread the good news, to look for opportunities to serve, to help, heal, and nurture others. We are called to spread love and kindness. “Church” has often overemphasized getting people into heaven to the neglect of getting heaven into earth. The true measure of the faith of North Shore is not how many people attend, but how many serve the least, the last, and the lost. To Jesus, the church was an active verb and not a passive noun. His followers practiced missional evangelism and so do we. The very place that you are standing right now is holy ground. We understand that our mission is not to get the world into the church, but to get the church into the world! The world will see the relevance of the gospel when the people of Jesus fully embrace the biblical mandate to love like Jesus. Then we come together to rejoice and praise God! Contact Rev. Kim Burke at kburke@northshore-umc.org for more info.

God’s Child, Guatemala

Our church travels to Guatemala annually to partner with The God’s Child Project in their mission to reach children and families in intense poverty!

Founded in Bismarck, North Dakota in 1991, The GOD’S CHILD Project (GCP) is a non-denominational organization reaching children and families in intense poverty. GCP provides essential care for thousands of children, widows, single mothers and families in GuatemalaEl SalvadorIndiaMalawi, and the United States. In addition, GCP’s Institute for Trafficked, Exploited, & Missing Persons (ITEMP) prevents and rescues victims of human trafficking. Dedicated to sustainable and permanent changes, GCP has established an international presence in these poverty-stricken countries by providing education, healthcare, basic needs, emergency disaster relief, human rights services and family care. GCP’s efforts create stability and growth in broken areas of the world.

PYRECTO ABRIGO IN EL PASO

In 2016, teams from Proyecto Abrigo built 18 new homes. In 2017, teams built 26 homes and provided 2 partial-home repairs for families who had experienced extreme fire damage. In the first 6 months of 2018, 14 homes have been built and many more teams are schedule for the remainder of 2018 and even into 2020! Proyecto Abrigo continues to partner with churches old and new to provide the basic necessities of shelter to families throughout Ciudad Juarez. One by one, we are faithfully “serving with love” all those people on both sides of the border whom God has called into ministry together.