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Lesson #4

follow God’s Dream.

We return inspired by a dream that God revealed to national director of music, Jean Pierre Mviana (below). He dreams of creating a school of music to train the future worship leaders of Cameroon in theology and music literacy . As the Spirit leads through the Methodist Mission, we prayerfully await an invitati on to be part of seeing that dream realized. Won’t you join us in dreaming and praying too?

“Your sons and your daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, and your old men will dream dreams.” – Acts 2:17

Watch videos from Cameroon online at

ďƒź Jazz Brunch

& Silent Auction Sunday, May 19 Noon–2:00 pm

Support global missions and community ministries! Enjoy food and live jazz featuring talented musicians from Westbury UMC. Bid on silent auction items ranging from artwork and music classes to professional services and spa packages. All proceeds support Haitian Artisans for Peace International (HAPI) and Braes Interfaith Ministries. Get your tickets starting April 7. april | may 2013 together /


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I tutor because Christ calls us to encourage and equip people so that we can all worship and live out a real, effectual, impacted, Christian life. — Mike Rocha

I believe that God has a plan for each and every one of us. I believe that God sent Jesus down on earth to fix what has been broken. I believe God always forgives us even when we mess up because he loves us. I believe this because of my mom and the Bible says a lot. — Maya Malone, 6th grade student who participated in Westbury UMC’s Youth Confirmation this year. She and her classmates learned more about the Methodist faith and wrote original creeds as a part of their studies.

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How you can pray ¡ F  or Eric’s transition to Houston and the team settling into the apartments ¡ F  or the team’s establishment of weekly prayer and shared meals (inner life of the ministry) ¡ F  or guidance in identifying organizations to partner with and resources to navigate ¡ F  or our neighbors at Casa Miranda, Los Arcos, the Reserve at Bankside and other Fondren apartments ¡ F  or discernment of the next steps for community worship and Bible study ¡ For donations to be given to the Sharing Room Kitchen items (ANY/ALL: cookware, silverware, pots/pans, plates, dishes, cups/glasses, coffee/ teapots, etc.) Linens (bedding, blankets, pillows, towels, washcloths, kitchen cloths, potholders, rags) Cleaning supplies (personal: soap, lotion, shampoo, toothpaste/brush; household: dish soap, sponges, laundry detergent, cleaning supplies)

Other household items and umbrellas

Books (Bibles, children’s stories, picture books, fiction/nonfiction)

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Let us pray.

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