In a statement this week, Bishop Jung said, "We praise God for the work of Imagine No Malaria (INM) and for the work of Wisconsin United Methodist Churches and people to raise funds and awareness for this life-saving project. So far, over 48,000 lives have been saved by the work of the churches all across the state. And we know that we can make it to our goal of saving 100,000 lives. With passion and commitment to that goal, we are excited to announce that the INM campaign has been extended for another year – ending at Annual Conference 2016. As part of the denomination-wide $75 million effort, we stand strong in our commitment to raise $1 million and save 100,000 lives for this important ministry of the UMC. Imagine No Malaria’s life-saving programs focus on equipping and empowering the people of Africa with the tools, treatment, and education they need to eliminate the threat of malaria in their communities. Wisconsin churches that have not been involved or could do more are encouraged to do so. Visit for more information and resources to get involved. In just the last eight years, malaria deaths have been cut in half. But we still have more to do until the work is done. Thank you for your continued commitment to this incredible change."