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Way Forward report released in all four official languages of General Conference

Way Forward report released in all four official languages of General Conference

Way Forward report released in all four official languages of General Conference WASHINGTON, D.C. – The final report of the Commission on a Way Forward has been released in all four official languages of the General Conference: English, French, Portuguese and Swahili.  The report will be ...

Brightwood United Methodist Church time capsules from 1923 and 1949 reflect an era of growth in community

Brightwood United Methodist Church time capsules from 1923 and 1949 reflect an era of growth in community

The Brightwood faith community wanted to memorialize investments and sacrifices church members had made in order to support new renovations to the church property. In 1923 there was an influx in growth in the Brightwood community. The education building was built in 1921 – lists of donors ...

United Methodist Bishops recommend a Way Forward

United Methodist Bishops recommend a Way Forward

For immediate release                                                                                                                May 4, 2018 United Methodist Bishops Recommend a Way Forward CHICAGO – United Methodist bishops, meeting in Chicago, engaged in a prayerful process to ...

How your local church can observe Heritage Sunday, May 20, 2018

How your local church can observe Heritage Sunday, May 20, 2018

The Commission on Archives and History of the Indiana Conference encourages local churches to observe Heritage Sunday, May 20, 2018. This could be a project for the local church historian, church history committee, or any person or group in the church who feels called to help lead this ...

GBHEM announces CONNECT ANEW: A strategy to evolve to meet the leadership needs of the Church

From GBHEM.org   NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 26, 2018 – Through the vision, “generations of thriving, diverse and compassionate Christian leaders for The United Methodist Church and the world,” the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) announced the launch of the CONNECT ...

Conference staff join together for service opportunity at Gleaners Food Pantry

Conference staff join together for service opportunity at Gleaners Food Pantry

Rev. Cindy Reynolds & Rev. Kate Walker On Monday, March 26, the Extended Cabinet, along with Conference Center staff devoted time and energy to our focus of exploring new and unique ways to be more missional throughout our communities, by working a shift at Gleaners Food Bank and ...

Roberts Park UMC member celebrates 100th birthday with Reaffirmation of Baptism

Betty Johnson, a lifelong member of Roberts Park UMC in Indianapolis, Indiana, chose to celebrate her 100th birthday on Sunday, March 18, with a service of reaffirmation of her baptism. In 1918, Betty was baptized in the same sanctuary in which her reaffirmation service, led by Rev. Dr. ...

Thousands of United Methodists to join in rally against racism

Thousands of United Methodists to join in rally against racism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2018                                                                Bishop Ough, thousands of United Methodists to join in a rally against racism WASHINGTON, D.C.  – As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin ...

Second Lenten study conversation encourages local church discussions

Second Lenten study conversation encourages local church discussions

The second 2018 Bishop’s Lenten Study conversation via Facebook Live, guided by Dr. Adolf Hansen’s most recent book, “Is it time?” focused not only on the importance of seeking an inclusive church, but also, how we utilize ideas shared in the book to help push the conversation towards ...

DISASTER RESPONSE: 18 Indiana counties declared disaster emergency areas

Due to the recent heavy rainfall throughout the state of Indiana, Governor Eric Holcomb has declared 11 counties as disaster emergency areas. In both Porter and Jasper counties, flooding is directly correlated to the rise of the Kankakee River. Other counties impacted include Carroll, ...

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