Supporting mission engagement in Nepal with the Baguio Episcopal Area which includes Nepal as a district
Among the priority needs in Nepal are: -leadership development; -discipleship formation; -youth and women’s ministries; -stewardship education; -sustainable means of supporting ministry; -livelihood projects.
There are around 12 United Methodist local congregations in Nepal that seek to maintain relationship with The United Methodist Church. Global Ministries is partnering with the Baguio Episcopal Area in responding to the missional needs, challenges and opportunities that this presents for God’s mission.
Goal – a self-sustaining, relevant and vibrant ministry in Nepal led by empowered Nepalese clergy and laity, women, youth and children. Measurable outcomes include the following: -pastors are provided income by their congregations; -ministries are implemented by the local leaders, both clergy and lay; -discipleship trainings are held for all members of the church; -funds are raised locally through stewardship programs and livelihood projects for various ministries, including ministries among children, evangelism, and pastoral leadership; -scholarships are provided to develop the leadership capacity of the church; -other forms of capacity building programs are instituted to strengthen laity, pastors and youth leaders.
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