Imagine No Malaria
Virginia Conference exceeds Imagine No Malaria goal, saves 103,007+ lives!
Virginia Conference churches ended 2015 having raised $1,030,070.56 for Imagine No Malaria, saving more than 103,007 lives and further exceeding the goal of raising $1 million to save 100,000+ lives from malaria, a preventable and treatable disease.
Churches in the Virginia Conference churches met the conference goal of raising $1 million to save 100,000+ lives from malaria on Sept. 30.
"This is a great day," said Bishop Young Jin Cho. "Thank God for all the churches, from the little children to all the others who joined this effort." More ...
Click here to download a copy of letter from Bishop Cho sent out in September announcing that the conference had reached its goal. (pdf)
Click here to view video
Pastors and laity at the 2014 Virginia Annual Conference voted to support The United Methodist Church’s Imagine No Malaria initiative. Goal is to raise enough money in the next year to save at least 100,000 lives. Every church and every United Methodist in the Virginia Conference are urged to take part. Theme is "Every Life Save a Life."
Following the vote to support Imagine No Malaria, members of Annual Conference celebrated by watching a video featuring ways people could raise money for Imagine No Malaria. And then Bishop Young Jin Cho led everyone in "Happy" dancing. Click here to watch the celebration.
Background Information: Click here for information about Imagine No Malaria, an extraordinary effort of the people of The United Methodist Church, putting our faith into action to end preventable deaths by malaria in Africa.