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We are coming together

Two things seem to be happening at the same time here in Indiana. First, the Imagine Indiana Design Team is working on an Implementation Plan to bring to the North and South Indiana Conferences in 2008 for a vote on the details of creating a new, unified Indiana Conference in 2009. This ...

Wesley Foundation at Purdue celebrates 90 years of ministry

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Wesley Foundation at Purdue University - the United Methodist Student Center - celebrates its 90th year of ministry in 2007-2008. The foresight of four Purdue faculty members - two members of Trinity UMC in Lafayette and two members of First UMC in West Lafayette...

Wesley Seminary announces D. Min. in campus ministries, the poor

WASHINGTON, DC (WTS) - Wesley Theological Seminary announces the approaching application deadline of Oct. 1 for two unique Doctor of Ministry tracks beginning in Washington, D.C. in January 2008 - "Campus Ministries" and "Wesley and the Poor." "Campus Ministries" is designed for those ...

Wesleyan ethicist to speak at Methodist Hospital in Indy

United Methodist Church pastors and leaders are cordially invited to attend the Eighth Annual Clarian Health Leadership Ethics Lecture, "The Gift of the Wesleyan Spirit: Biomedical Theology and Ethics," on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 3:30 p.m. in the Methodist Hospital Petticrew Auditorium, ...

Wet, battered Midwest cleans up after floods

Disaster News Network www.disasternews.net CHICAGO - Residents across the Midwest continued cleaning up and assessing damage the last week of August after nearly a week of heavy rains swamped the region, causing flooding and widespread power outages. The storms pummeled Illinois, Ohio, ...

'Evangelism' put up front in Board of Evangelism & Church Growth's name

Paula Mayberry, chairperson of the South Indiana Conference Board of Evangelism and Church Growth said, (we need to) "Open our hearts and minds to let the wind blow through us. The wind of God's spirit - the Holy Spirit - is allowed to blow through us." Ken Grubb of Acton UMC said, "We ...

'Imagine Indiana' Song

to the tune of "Imagine" by John Lennon By Alex Stone, Matthew Stultz, Scott Castle, John Mantle Imagine there’s one conference It isn’t hard to do No more need for division Time to try something new Imagine Indiana uniting for the Lord You may say I’m a dreamer But I’m not the only ...

Are you willing to give benefit of the doubt?

By Robert Miller The benefit of the doubt - are you willing to give it to other persons? Your answer will tell you a great deal about your faith in human nature. The public mood today is rather hostile toward human failure. We're becoming more and more impatient with people who don't ...

Benchmarks in the life of Bishop Lawson

Born March 26, 1930, in Princeton, Ind. Married Martha Ellen Pegram of Princeton Degrees: University of Evansville, AB 1955 and Garrett Biblical Institute, BD 1959 Trainer in leadership development, and instructor at the University of Evansville, Certified trainer for Marriage ...

Bikers find hospitality on journey to the St. Louis Arch

By Lana and Glen Robyne WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Our Wesley Foundation group of 18 "Bikers for Jesus" said "yes" to a crazy, unique and life-changing trip from West Lafayette to St. Louis. Plans started when we received a call last fall from the Wesley Foundation at Arkansas State ...

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