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ZOE Ministry

Our partners are on the front lines in places of tremendous need, working daily to serve as witnesses of God’s grace for the transformation of the world. We are blessed to be a part of this great story through our prayers, our gifts, and our service.

ZOE Orphan Empowerment Ministry - Rwanda, Guatemala, India

ZOE Ministry transforms the lives of orphaned and vulnerable children from poverty and neglect to self-sufficiency and community within three years. It is quite possibly the best example of whole life transformation through empowerment that is at work in the world today.

First Methodist is a ZOE Hope Companion, sponsoring 1000 children every 3 years on their journey out of poverty. Over the past six years, we have sponsored over 2000 children in Rwanda who are now self-sufficient. Our ZOE class of 2016-2018 includes children in three countries— click on each country below to see pictures and details of their progress.


          Rwanda                      Guatemala              India 2016-2018
                                                                               India 2017-2019

Each year, we send a mission team to visit our sponsored kids in one of these three countries: Guatemala (2016), India (2017), and Rwanda (2018). Click here for information about upcoming mission trips to these countries.

Click here to see a video of ZOE in action.