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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 ...

Healing happens in community: Laity Day 2018 tackles human trafficking & opioids epidemic

Healing happens in community:  Laity Day 2018 tackles human trafficking & opioids epidemic

Laity Day, Saturday, October 6, focused on ways we all, particularly laity and clergy colleagues, are proactively working to see all the people within our midst. Whether they are battling with addiction, as communities throughout Indiana seek viable solutions to combat the rise of the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

United Methodist Youth Home dedicates new facility for at-risk boys

By Travis Johnson Director of Development United Methodist Youth Home The United Methodist Youth Home (UMYH) celebrated one of its most significant accomplishments in the ministry’s 39-year history Sunday, April 15. Close to 100 guests joined in the celebration of the Grand Opening ...

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 ...

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