In 1953, Mary Cole became the first Ladies Auxiliary president for the
United Pentecostal Church International. Under her leadership in 1956 the
Mothers Memorial fund-raising drive was created. That first offering
In 1960, Ila Ashcraft followed her as president and continued until her
death in 1964. Vera Kinzie served as president until 1994. Gwyn Oakes was
appointed president in 1994, and is the current President.
Mothers Memorial continues to be a tremendous blessing to the thousands
of recipients who are in great need of love, joy, compassion, and truth!
the hard work and sacrificial giving by all who participated in the
Ministries That Mothers
provides a family unit
and special services for children from dysfunctional families. The
children are given the opportunity to grow spiritually,
intellectually, physically, and emotionally.
is aggressively "Promoting life and 'new beginnings' for
birthmothers, children and adoptive families through adoption."
Beginnings offers free maternity care services to birthmothers who
are considering adoption and child placement services for adoptive
couples and children. Infants are available for placement within as
few as six months. Visit their website at:
LIGHTHOUSE RANCH FOR
BOYS is a residential care ministry
designed to heal the broken and hurting lives of young men. Healing
is accomplished by the Word of God ministered in the spirit of love
WORLD NETWORK OF PRAYER
is the hub for
receiving prayer needs among our fellowship, and is an instrument to
focused prayer. It serves as the link between the local congregation
and the worldwide work of God.
OF FREEDOMis a ministry for
those affected by alcoholism and drugs. This Christ-centered program
brings support, new hope and direction to the chemically dependent.
HARVESTIMEradio broadcast communicates the Word
of God via airwaves in the United States, Canada, and many foreign
preserves and promotes the Apostolic doctrine in schools, colleges,
and chaplaincies, and seminars for educators and administrators who
serve in the United Pentecostal Church endorsed Bible colleges.
FOREIGN MISSIONS DIVISION:
receive appliances, Christmas and birthday checks. We also support
vernacular radio broadcasts and foreign bible school students. All
requests for support are through Foreign Missions Division.
HOME MISSIONS DIVISION:
Home Missions Division is provided Home Bible study courses and
tracts. Tracts and other materials are available for prison
inmates. An emergency fund is set aside for unexpected needs of
qualifying home missionaries. All requests for support are through
Home Missions Division.
URSHAN GRADUATE SCHOOL:
provides training, development, advanced studies, and a research
center for men and women of the apostolic faith world-wide to
further them for Christian service. We serve the UPCI and the
apostolic movement by providing training and individual leadership
development for preachers, teacher, pastors, missionaries,
chaplains, and various specialized ministries.
Donate or pay ministerial dues to the Alabama District UPCI via credit card.