GLOBAL HEALTH RELIEF
How do you spell relief?
G • H • R — Global Health Relief
As CMDA's newest missions ministry, Global Health Relief is focused on bringing health and hope to people around the world in the midst of crisis.
GHR relief teams are led by a seasoned leadership team with a wealth of experience from around the world. When a crisis occurs, that leadership team identifies opportunities where GHR can make a difference in the lives and hearts of victims. A core team of leaders will be located at the site of the crisis on a long-term basis. That core team will be reinforced and strengthened by groups of short-term health and logistical volunteers who will serve for a week or longer.
Relief personnel have the privilege of being God’s hands and demonstrating His heart to those suffering and in desperate need. Team members do what Christ commanded us to do. Like the Good Samaritan, they refuse to “pass by on the other side.” They are not content to change stations when word of a new disaster hits the airwaves of their TV. They go, realizing that though it may cost them comfort and security, they are laying down their desires and their agendas to love and care for their “neighbors.” Just like, “Jesus went forth, and saw a great multitude, and was moved with compassion toward them, and he healed their sick” (Matthew 14:14, KJV), they go to the helpless and hopeless in His name.
We need your help to make this ministry successful by getting involved in several ways:
- Join our "On Call" list. Are you willing to meet people at their point of greatest need and introduce them to the Lord through compassionate care and witness? Do you desire to use your skills to bring hope and healing in the midst of tragedy? If so, don’t wait for a disaster to get started. Join our “On Call” list to get involved today.
- Financially support our relief teams. Relief teams can only be effective when they are properly equipped. Rescuers must be self-sufficient to avoid risk needing rescue themselves. We need to create stores of durable supplies and equipment that can be ready to be deployed with our teams at a moment’s notice. Will you consider partnering with us by donating to help adequately equip our disaster response teams?
- Pray, pray, pray. Pray for the countries being affected by disaster that urgently need relief. Pray for the wisdom of our leadership teams. Pray for the safety of our short-term volunteers. Pray for the effectiveness of this ministry and we seek to build God’s kingdom as we meet people at their greatest point of need.
News Release | November 18, 2013