NASHVILLE, Tenn.––Migdiel Perez, manager of The Upper Room Living Prayer Center, expressed appreciation to UM Men for 40 years of support to the ministry that receives prayers from around the world.
Migdiel told 75 participants in the Feb. 22-25 meeting of the National Association of Conference Presidents (NACP) and 13 conference prayer advocates that there are now 172 remote prayer line partners who answer prayer requests and 494 Covenant Prayer Groups who continue in prayer for those who call in.
UM Men contributions to the prayer line in 2017 totaled $25,245.50, with men of the Louisiana Annual Conference contributing $5,120 of that total, the highest in the nation.
—Originally posted on the website of the General Commission of United Methodist Men.
Beatrice Smith delivers copies of The Upper Room daily devotional guide to a retirement home in Cape Town, South Africa. "Residents are delighted to receive the magazine," she says of a recent visit. Learn more about the international editions of The Upper Room here.