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Hurricane Michael response from United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)

Hurricane Michael response from United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)

UMCOR partners are ready to assist response efforts on the Gulf Coast. Disaster Response Coordinators are traveling to affected areas today to begin assessment work. We remind those wishing to provide assistance to please not self-deploy or donate unsolicited items.   We are proud to say ...

Muhlbaier selected as Associate Director of Leadership Development - Laity

Muhlbaier selected as Associate Director of Leadership Development - Laity

The Rev. Shannon Stringer, Director of Leadership Development, is pleased to announce that Robert C. Muhlbaier, III (R.C.) will serve as the Associate Director of Leadership Development – Laity effective October 29, 2018.  Muhlbaier’s primary responsibilities will be to support the Board ...

Jeanne White-Ginder, mother of Ryan White, will be a keynote speaker for the 2018 Global AIDS Conference in October

Jeanne White-Ginder, mother of Ryan White, will be a keynote speaker for the 2018 Global AIDS Conference in October

Jeanne White, the mother of Ryan White, an American teenager from Kokomo, Indiana, who became a national icon for HIV/AIDS in the US after being denied re-entry at his school following an AIDS diagnosis. Ryan became a reluctant international celebrity, and Jeanne became an educator of the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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