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Ashes-to-Go making its mark on holy day

Ashes-to-Go making its mark on holy day

Originally shared by Courier-journal Since the Middle Ages, Christians around the world have celebrated the beginning of Lent by marking their foreheads with an ash cross. A more-modern twist is Ashes to Go, a program started by several Chicago churches on Ash Wednesday 2010. The program...

A Lenten message from the bishop: Consider taking on something new

Message from the bishop: Lenten Season from Indiana Conference UMC on Vimeo. In this short video message, Bishop Trimble encourages us to live out our faith in all aspects of our life throughout the Lenten season by sharing from Matthew 4; Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the ...

The Upper Room to Kick Off Encouraging Spiritual Leaders Program in July 2017

October 20, 2016   Bishop Julius C. Trimple Indiana Episcopal Area 301 Pennsylvania Parkway #300 Indianapolis, IN 46280 Dear Bishop Trimple, Since 1983 The Upper Room has offered The Academy for Spiritual Formation® as an in-depth experience in Christian spiritual formation for clergy and ...

University of Evansville Hosts Summer Youth Theology Program

University of Evansville Hosts Summer Youth Theology Program

The University of Evansville and the Office of Religious Life, with the support of Lilly Endowment grants, is proud to host the Open Table Youth Theology Institute this summer, July 16 - 23, 2017. Open Table is a United Methodist college experience for high school students (rising ...

Prayer for the 2016 General Conference

Prayer for the 2016 General Conference

With the start of 2016, we often look back to 2015 to see where God has taken us as we look ahead to see where He may be leading us. For United Methodists worldwide, we see the dates May 10-20 for General Conference in Portland, Oregon, and July 13-16 for Jurisdictional Conference in ...

New scam for churches detected

New scam for churches detected

The Illinois Great Rivers Conference shared the following recent scam detected in their conference: The Conference Office has been made aware of an email scam that is making its way around the local churches of the conference (in fact, we received such an email in our office).   In the ...

Indiana Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits adds New Health Plan, sets rates for 2016

Indiana Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits adds New Health Plan, sets rates for 2016

The Indiana Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits has added a third health plan which our participants may choose for 2016. This most recent addition is a High Deductible Health Plan with a Health Savings Account.     Several participants have requested this option, which allows ...

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