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Welcoming the Immigrant: "I was a stranger and you welcomed me..."

Welcoming the Immigrant:

During the 2018 Indiana Annual Conference, the voting body overwhelmingly supported a resolution titled "Welcoming the Migrant In Our Midst." As we continue to see images in our news of children being placed in detention centers separated from their families, this is an important ...

Council of Bishops joins faith leaders in immigration statement

Council of Bishops joins faith leaders in immigration statement

WASHINGTON, D.C. -  The United Methodist Church is joining other faith organizations in a statement urging the U.S. government to stop its policy of separating immigrant families. Below is the full statement signed by dozens of faith organizations. Bishop Kenneth H.  Carter, president of ...

Phil Amerson announced as Interim Lead Pastor to First UMC of San Diego

REV. DR. PHILIP AMERSON First Church Interim Lead Pastor starting August 12, 2018 The Rev. Dr. Philip A. Amerson and his wife, Dr. Elaine M. Amerson, reside in Bloomington, Indiana, and are active in many community projects. Phil is president emeritus of Garrett-Evangelical Theological ...

2018 Annual Conference: Community Prayer Breakfast: Saturday, June 9

2018 Annual Conference: Community Prayer Breakfast: Saturday, June 9

  Community Prayer Breakfast: Saturday, June 9 from Indiana Conference UMC on Vimeo. The 2018 Annual Conference Community Prayer Breakfast opened with a greeting and prayer from Bishop Trimble. Shannon Priddy, national President of United Methodist Women and Indiana native, began her ...

A Celebration of Ministry: Commissioning and Ordination at the 2018 Annual Conference

A Celebration of Ministry: Commissioning and Ordination at the 2018 Annual Conference

The Celebration of Ministry: Commissioning and Ordination Service began with uplifting, worshipful song as guests were invited to remember their baptisms. We were blessed by a myriad of voices around the Indiana Conference throughout the service including, our Conference Choir lead by ...

2018 Annual Conference: Friday Morning Worship, Bible Study, and Plenary

Bible Study Friday morning began with an opportunity to worship God in song, prayer, and learning. Rev. Beth Newton Watson, who serves as the Director of Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy Services, IU Health, and as the Indiana Conference Chaplin, led a time of Bible study on Luke 7: 12-14.  ...

AC 2018: Hispanic/Latino Ministries Dinner: June 8

AC 2018: Hispanic/Latino Ministries Dinner: June 8

The sixth-annual dinner for pastors, lay missioners, and friends of Hispanic and Latino ministries provided a time of fellowship and sharing. Emily Reece, Director of Church Development, and Sergio Reyes, Associate Director of Church Development, welcomed attendees from near and far to the...

Friday Afternoon Plenary

Friday Afternoon Plenary

Friday Afternoon Plenary  Russell Pierce, Executive Director for Mission Engagement, General Board of Global Ministries, gave a greeting and report from the General Board of Global Ministries.  Pierce said that The Advance is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. To date, $1.6 ...

2018 Annual Conference: Laity Session calls for a time to see, and go to, all the people

2018 Annual Conference: Laity Session calls for a time to see, and go to, all the people

Conference Lay Leader Doris Clark & Dr. King Kate Biggs opened the Laity Session with a call to worship, followed by a time of worship and a prayer led by Ginger Booker, Assistant Director of Lay Servant Ministries for the Northeast District. Kim Arnott, Conference Director of Lay ...

2018 Annual Conference: Thursday Afternoon Plenary Summary

2018 Annual Conference: Thursday Afternoon Plenary Summary

The afternoon plenary session on Thursday, June 6 at the 2018 Annual Conference provided an opportunity to hear reports from the Committee on Nominations, United Methodist Foundation of Indiana, Council on Finance and Administration, Trustees, as well as a chance to approve the Consent ...

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