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Jesus on the Bus: How do we shift our ministry focus and community activism to meet the needs of public transit users?

Written by Lisa Morris, Executive Director, Metro Ministries, Inc. Conference Superintendent of the Central District, Rev. Jim Bushfield, issued an invitation to United Methodists, as well as our neighbors, throughout the Central Indiana area and surrounding areas to join in on a ...

Bishop Trimble and First Lady Grandberry-Trimble visit Africa University

Bishop Trimble and First Lady Grandberry-Trimble visit Africa University

As a member of the Africa University Board of Trustees, one of the responsibilities Bishop Trimble has is keeping his thumb on the pulse of Zimbabwe's first and thriving private institution. Along with his wife and partner in ministry, First Lady Racelder Grandberry-Trimble, the bishop had...

How United Methodist Churches can encourage the call on Laity Sunday, October 15

How United Methodist Churches can encourage the call on Laity Sunday, October 15

Laity Sunday is October 15 Laity Sunday in the United Methodist Church is celebrated on October 15 this year with the theme “Therefore, Go! With HOPE Through Hospitality” inspired by Matthew 28:19-20 (CEB) which highlights God’s call to us to make disciples across our world. Methodism has...

Clergy Spouse Retreat focuses on self-care, renewal, and growing together

Clergy Spouse Retreat focuses on self-care, renewal, and growing together

Clergy Spouse Retreat in Indianapolis This past weekend, over 30 clergy spouses from across the Indiana Conference gathered at Drury Inn in Indianapolis for the 2017 Clergy Spouse Retreat. With the theme of Growing Together, clergy spouses were invited to focus on and navigate the idea and...

Clouse to serve new appointment

Bishop Trimble and the Extended Cabinet of the Indiana Conference of The United Methodist Church offer, with mixed emotions, our sincere congratulations to the Rev. Steve Clouse who was named Sunday, September 10, 2017, as the next Lead Pastor of Liberty UMC in the Kansas City area of the ...

A message from Bishop Trimble: Praying for Texas

A message from Bishop Trimble: Praying for Texas

Brothers and Sisters,    I was raised to believe that prayer is always in order, especially in times of disaster.    As reports continue to come in, Tropical Storm Harvey is causing record rainfall and flooding in Houston and other parts of Texas resulting in loss of life, property, and ...

Religion and Race calls for all United Methodists to love in action

Religion and Race calls for all United Methodists to love in action

From GCORR “Power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic. Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.” Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  We ...

Macy selected as Associate Director of Leadership Development - Laity

Macy selected as Associate Director of Leadership Development - Laity

The Rev. Dr. Aleze Fulbright, Director of Leadership Development, is pleased to announce that Natalie Macy will serve as the new Associate Director of Leadership Development – Laity for the Indiana Conference of The United Methodist Church, effective August 7, 2017. In this role, Macy ...

Youth close out SLA Summer Session by giving back to the community

Youth close out SLA Summer Session by giving back to the community

This was the inaugural year of Student Leadership Academy Summer Session at The University of Indianapolis. A two-week program which encompassed a variety of spiritual and intellectual ways students could discern their calling in ministry, from being a devotional lay person to a passionate...

Interpreter to cease publication at year's end

Interpreter to cease publication at year's end

United Methodist Communications FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2017 Interpreter to cease publication at year’s end Nashville, Tenn.: United Methodist Communications announced today that Interpreter magazine, the official program journal of The United Methodist Church, will cease ...

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