When 10-year-old Nancy got a
new neighbor she asked her Girls in Action (GA) leader if she could bring her
Through contact with GA,
little Megan became a Christian.
“I have other friends who
don’t know Jesus,” Megan said. “Can I ask them to GA?”
GA is just one way the
Woman’s Missionary Union of North Carolina (WMU-NC) teaches about missions,
supports missions, and gets involved in missions.
“Our desire is to work
together, with you,” said Ruby Fulbright, executive director.
WMU-NC is made up of
preschoolers, children, youth and adults, “not just little old, gray-haired
ladies,” Fulbright said.
Volunteers and staff spent
October packaging Lottie Moon Christmas Offering packets for churches who need
Fulbright spoke of the
consistent, fervent prayer warriors within WMU-NC.
“We are involved with our
hands, with our feet and with our voice,” she said.
She mentioned specific
ministries, including WMU sponsored mission trips — Lebanon, New York, Raleigh,
Alaska and Hawaii — and women’s build for Habitat for Humanity.
Over the years WMU has cared
about hunger, literacy, AIDS, child advocacy and poverty.
Fulbright went on the
first poverty training where she was homeless for 30 hours, sleeping on a
This fall the focus turned
to human exploitation.
North Carolina ranks No. 4
in the exploitation of human beings especially sex trafficking, said Fulbright.
“We must put action to our
belief that we and all the world belong to God,” she said.
In 2009, WMU-NC grew by
On Jan. 8, 2011, the organization celebrates 125 years of
missions and ministry.
“Woman’s Missionary Union of
North Carolina can be your very best friend when it comes to missions,”
Fulbright said. “Call on us. We’re here to help.”