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Annual Conference 2024 Daily Summaries

Thursday, June 6 Opening Worship Resident bishop of the Indiana Conference Julius C. Trimble called to order the 2024 Indiana Annual Conference Session at St....

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Annual Conference: Saturday, June 8

Strategic Direction Rev. Larry Whitehead gave an update on the Conference’s strategic direction. The plan is comprised of three areas of focus: Disciple, Connect, and...

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Annual Conference: Friday, June 7, 2024

Retiree Celebration The retiring class of 2024 includes 27 clergypersons with 663.5 collective years of faithful service. Rev. Kerry O’Brien shared on behalf of the...

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Annual Conference: Thursday, June 6, 2024

Cultivating Joy! Opening Worship Resident bishop of the Indiana Conference Julius C. Trimble called to order the 2024 Indiana Annual Conference Session at St. Luke’s...

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Clarifying the Status of The United Methodist Church’s Relationship with the Global Methodist Church 

Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church Press Release – For Immediate Release May 14, 2024 Clarifying the Status of The United Methodist Church’s Relationship...

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Annual Conference: Yes, There’s an App for That!

Annual Conference: there’s an app for that! This year, we are utilizing an app called Yapp to host our own materials, schedule, and to provide...

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General Conference News: North Central Jurisdiction Will Have Six Bishops

General Conference approved funding for 32 bishops for the 2025-2028 quadrennium. Currently, there are 39 active bishops across five jurisdictions in the United States. Based on...

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General Conference Volunteer Feature: Ezechiel Habwawihe

In January, Rev. Ezechiel Habwawihe, pastor at Morgantown UMC, received an unexpected email from Donald Reasoner, inquiring about his interest in interpreting for the 2020...

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General Conference Feature: Celebrating Deaconess Lisa Miller Maidi

We celebrate Lisa Miller Maidi who was consecrated as a Deaconess at the General Conference in worship on Monday, April 29. Lisa serves in the Southeast District,...

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General Conference Volunteer Feature: Amy Cox

Amy Cox, Director of Music and Fun at South Bend Clay UMC, attended the 2016 General Conference in Portland as an observer. “I ended up...

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    From the Bishop’s Desk

    Children Matter Most

    Join us in ministering to the most vulnerable among us: children. This team informs and equips churches about nonviolence, food insecurity, and partnering with schools.

    IN Against Racism

    The Indiana Conference is committed to dismantling racism and building bridges to becoming the beloved community.

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    Featured Article From the Bishop’s Desk

    Bishop: Beyond Prayer

    I do not want to do anything but sit in my anger. Another mass shooting, and my anger overshadows my grief. Professionals would probably say that my anger is just a stage of my grief. Why can’t we have Super Bowl victory or holiday parades without casualties connected with our liberal proliferation of guns? We do not seem to care enough to change the weekly gun violence carnage in America. 

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