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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 ...

The University of Evansville names Christopher M. Pietruszkiewicz as institution's 24th President

The University of Evansville names Christopher M. Pietruszkiewicz as institution's 24th President

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                           Amanda Campbell March 29, 2018                                                                                         812-488-2241/uerelations@evansville.edu ...

Indiana United Methodists join with United Methodists in Florida to spark change on gun legislation

 ​ The Indiana Conference of The United Methodist Church announced Monday, March 26, 2018, its intention to gather 5,000 letters to encourage lawmakers and public officials to take a stronger look at the value of our children and the children of our neighbors in all communities. The 5000 ...

Roberts Park UMC member celebrates 100th birthday with Reaffirmation of Baptism

Betty Johnson, a lifelong member of Roberts Park UMC in Indianapolis, Indiana, chose to celebrate her 100th birthday on Sunday, March 18, with a service of reaffirmation of her baptism. In 1918, Betty was baptized in the same sanctuary in which her reaffirmation service, led by Rev. Dr. ...

Stringer to lead Indiana Leadership Development

Stringer to lead Indiana Leadership Development

INDIANAPOLIS - Bishop Julius C. Trimble is pleased to announce the appointment of the Rev. Shannon C. Stringer to serve as the Director of Leadership Development of the Indiana Conference of The United Methodist Church effective June 1, 2018. Stringer will succeed the Rev. Dr. Aleze M. ...

Commission members grateful to serve, complete work on final report

Commission members grateful to serve, complete work on final report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 23, 2018 Members of the Commission on a Way Forward expressed gratitude at the opportunity to be part of the Commission and they signaled hope for The United Methodist Church as they completed their meeting in Los Angeles on Thursday, March 22.  The 32-member ...

Africa University initiates campaign to build Small Farm Resource Center

Africa University initiates campaign to build Small Farm Resource Center

The Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Africa University (now a department in the College of Health, Agriculture, and Natural Sciences) has realized the need to strengthen its link with the smallholder farmers in the area with the objective of helping improve productivity and...

Bishops, leaders of UMC-related institutions optimistic of denominations future

Bishops, leaders of UMC-related institutions optimistic of denominations future

Bishops, leaders of UMC-related institutions optimistic of denomination’s future DALLAS - Several leaders of United Methodist Church-related institutions voiced optimism and are preparing for possible changes in the global denomination that could occur as a result of the Special Session of...

Workshop preps clergy to continue the Call during retirement

Workshop preps clergy to continue the Call during retirement

Clergy set to retire in 2018, along with their spouses, had the opportunity to engage in a full day workshop designed to provide them with resources, support, and confidence as they transition into the next stage of their lives and ministry beyond active service. “The Call Continues” ...

Panel discussion on honoring United Methodist history is held during 2018 UMAC conference

Panel discussion on honoring United Methodist history is held during 2018 UMAC conference

United Methodist Communicators gathered last week for the 2018 United Methodist Association of Communicators Conference (UMAC), hosted in Philadelphia, Penn. The three-day gathering allowed Communications personnel from across the Connection opportunities to grow their network, strengthen ...

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