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First Wayne Street UMC choirs perform at The Vatican

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - The Sanctuary and Handbell Choirs of First Wayne Street UMC in Fort Wayne enjoyed a two-week concert tour this summer through Italy and Austria with concerts in some of Europe's famous cathedrals and churches including St. Peter's Basilica in Rome The choirs are under ...

Fort Wayne District office moved

The Fort Wayne District of The United Methodist Church moved its office on Aug. 22 to a new location just down the road from its former office in the office complex between Parkview Plaza Drive and DeBolt Road closest to Parkview North Hospital. The new address is 3920 New Vision Drive, ...

General Conference host committee issues call to prayer

By United Methodist News Service United Methodists around the world are asked to pray for God's guidance for the church in the time leading up to and during the denomination's 2008 legislative assembly. The Central Texas Conference host committee, which is preparing for the assembly next ...

Hoosier volunteers build Indian churches, strong ties

By Bill Sherman CLAREMORE, Okla. - Age and arthritis have caught up with a group of Indiana volunteers who have been building American Indian churches and parsonages in northeast Oklahoma every summer for 40 years. This summer was the volunteers' last. "The group has gotten smaller and ...

Imagine - gambling continues to expand in Indiana

By Janet Jacobs Under the influence of inspiration expressed by episcopal leadership within Together's July/August 2007 edition, I begin to perceive imagining-thoughts about our State of Indiana in light of the two articles (also, in the same issue) that focused on gambling. Interestingly,...

Indiana United Methodist Women to celebrate together Nov. 2-3

United Methodist Women's Conference CELEBRATION will be held on Nov. 2-3, at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 100 W. 86th Street (one block west of Meridian) in Indianapolis. The Celebration will start on Friday, Nov. 2 with an afternoon tea with Dana Jones, guest speaker. Following the...

Living Wage

"The United Methodist Church recognizes the responsibility of governments to develop and implement sound fiscal and monetary policies that provide for the economic life of individuals. Every person has the right to a job at a living wage" (Social Principles, 2000 Book of Resolutions, p. ...

Midwest Mission Distribution Center needs flood buckets

The Midwest Mission Distribution Center near Springfield, Ill., a mission agency of the North Central Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church, has requested flood buckets to assist flood survivors in clean-up efforts. Information about assembling and shipping flood buckets is available...

North Conference presents 2007 Bread and Basin Awards

Each year, the North Indiana Conference honors several United Methodists in the conference with the Bread and Basin Award for their outstanding contributions to the church. This year Kayc Mykrantz, NIC Lay Leader of Logansport, announced the recipients made by nominations from each of the ...

North Indiana mission team presents WOW 2007 Oct. 6

The Mission Volunteers Resource Team of the North Indiana Conference Mission and Outreach Ministry Team presents WOW 2007: Winning Our World through Volunteers in Mission to be held at Epworth Forest Conference Center in North Webster, Ind., on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ...

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