Global Missions

A person dying from AIDS faces a horrible, painful death. In 2008, 2 million people died from this terrible disease, with 2.7 million people becoming newly infected, adding to the 33.4 million people already living with HIV, according to estimates. This means that the rate of infection is still growing!

Global Missions Health ConferenceNCF is on a mission. We're exhorting nursing students to follow Jesus whole-heartedly in school and in nursing, and we're inviting nurses into God's mission of transformation as they serve him in their profession.

What a summer back in Uganda! For three weeks we introduced the NCF Global Project students to ministry possibilities in Uganda and saw God working in their hearts in deep ways. Afterward I stayed to reconnect with my former teaching colleagues and students at Makerere University. It was a joy to connect many of them with other nurses who desire to begin NCF in Uganda.

Uganda Global Projects Team"Flexibility, hospitality, trust and prayerfulness are all words describing our experience in Uganda this summer," reports Renee Lick, NCF staff.

Our Global Project team safely returned this weekend from Uganda.

An update from Renee Lick in Uganda - July 19, 2010

Take OffAfter two days of orientation in Chicago, the NCF Global Project team of nine students and two staff are leaving for Uganda on Friday, July 16, 2010.

Dr. Barbara White, RN, CNS, President of Nurses Christian Fellowship International, from Denver, CO reports that in February nurses met in Nepal for that region's very first NCFI meeting.

UgandaThe two suicide bombings that killed more than 70 people in Kampala, Uganda, during the World Cup finals on Sunday have created great concern for our NCF Uganda Global Project.

Global ProjectsOn July 14 a group of nine nursing students and two NCF staff leave for the NCF-Uganda Global Project. "This will be a transformational experience for each of them," said Connie Jarlsberg, NCF Missions staff who is leading the trip.

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