JMA stands for
Junior Mission for All. It is a group
for children and young people which began within the Methodist Church as early
In 1841 a magazine
was produced for the youngsters to learn about the work of the church overseas.In 1903 medals were presented for every £5
The JMA Rainbow
magazine published today is a valuable resource with news from mission partners
around the world.
In one edition of
Rainbow a message sent to JMA members from the church in Maputo, Mozambique
during the floods read “Your prayers span the flood water like the JMA Rainbow,
thank you for your fund-raising. Keep praying and continue working and do it
with a colourful smile of love”.
JMA members serve by
collecting money from church members and friends and by holding special
fund-raising events bringing the total raised each year, in this church to over
Every year thanks
are expressed to everyone who supports the work of JMA. Certificates and
rainbow badges are awarded to all JMA members and together we promise to
'learn, pray and serve with the world-wide church of Jesus Christ'.
All the money we raise makes a huge difference
to the lives of others at home and overseas, As we give we pray for the people
who will administer the money and the people whose lives will be transformed by
it in God's love.