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General Conference host committee issues call to prayer

By United Methodist News Service United Methodists around the world are asked to pray for God's guidance for the church in the time leading up to and during the denomination's 2008 legislative assembly. The Central Texas Conference host committee, which is preparing for the assembly next ...

Hoosier volunteers build Indian churches, strong ties

By Bill Sherman CLAREMORE, Okla. - Age and arthritis have caught up with a group of Indiana volunteers who have been building American Indian churches and parsonages in northeast Oklahoma every summer for 40 years. This summer was the volunteers' last. "The group has gotten smaller and ...

Imagine - gambling continues to expand in Indiana

By Janet Jacobs Under the influence of inspiration expressed by episcopal leadership within Together's July/August 2007 edition, I begin to perceive imagining-thoughts about our State of Indiana in light of the two articles (also, in the same issue) that focused on gambling. Interestingly,...

Indiana United Methodist Women to celebrate together Nov. 2-3

United Methodist Women's Conference CELEBRATION will be held on Nov. 2-3, at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 100 W. 86th Street (one block west of Meridian) in Indianapolis. The Celebration will start on Friday, Nov. 2 with an afternoon tea with Dana Jones, guest speaker. Following the...

Living Wage

"The United Methodist Church recognizes the responsibility of governments to develop and implement sound fiscal and monetary policies that provide for the economic life of individuals. Every person has the right to a job at a living wage" (Social Principles, 2000 Book of Resolutions, p. ...

Midwest Mission Distribution Center needs flood buckets

The Midwest Mission Distribution Center near Springfield, Ill., a mission agency of the North Central Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church, has requested flood buckets to assist flood survivors in clean-up efforts. Information about assembling and shipping flood buckets is available...

North Conference presents 2007 Bread and Basin Awards

Each year, the North Indiana Conference honors several United Methodists in the conference with the Bread and Basin Award for their outstanding contributions to the church. This year Kayc Mykrantz, NIC Lay Leader of Logansport, announced the recipients made by nominations from each of the ...

North Indiana mission team presents WOW 2007 Oct. 6

The Mission Volunteers Resource Team of the North Indiana Conference Mission and Outreach Ministry Team presents WOW 2007: Winning Our World through Volunteers in Mission to be held at Epworth Forest Conference Center in North Webster, Ind., on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ...

Olson elected to lead church's Women's Division

NEW YORK (UMNS) - Harriett Jane Olson, an executive with the United Methodist Publishing House, was elected chief executive of the Women's Division of the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries. Olson now oversees the administrative arm and policy-making body of United Methodist ...

Operation Classroom offers volunteer opportunities to Hoosiers

Operation Classroom is offering Hoosiers upcoming opportunities to go to Sierra Leone and participate in a work team at the Brown Memorial Primary School at Kissy. Three teams are scheduled to go to go in October, November and December and prepare classrooms so the school can be ...

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