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Ministry of Hope: Malawi Africa - Ministry of Hope is a Christ-centered community based organization that is responding to the growing number of orphans living in extreme poverty in Malawi, Africa. They serve children in six villages through their Feeding Centers which also employ widows; provide monthly mobile medical clinics and educational support; and also run two crisis nursery centers which care for recently orphaned infants through age 3.

Woods members can sponsor individual students and provide secondary school scholarships to encourage education as a way alleviate poverty. The next trip is scheduled for early July 2019 with the $200 deposit due now.  Please contact Pat Johnson or Karen Bennett for more information.


 Woods Church has been in partnership with The Protestant Center for Pastoral Studies in Central America (CEDEPCA) since 2015.  Their mission is to be an educational institution that works to transform lives and realities by offering education, accompaniment, and safe reflection spaces to women and men of diverse Christian traditions and communities.  Woods Church partners with the Baltimore Presbytery to visit CEDEPCA in Guatemala twice a year.  The next trip will be April 29 - May 5, 2019.  Contact Sher Atkinson to see how you can get involved.