INUMC Pastor Selected to Pray at NASCAR Cup Series Race

INUMC Pastor Selected to Pray at NASCAR Cup Series Race

The engines will be roaring at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the weekend of July 30–31, 2022, for the NASCAR Cup Series Race. Rev. Kent Lundy, UMC elder serving in extension ministry as Wing Chaplain to the 181st Intelligence Wing (IN Air...
Bishop responds to shooting at Greenwood Park Mall

Bishop responds to shooting at Greenwood Park Mall

I was working on a report about the Church’s response to gun violence as I watched the news conference regarding the shooting at the Greenwood Park Mall in Indianapolis.   It is as though we are stuck in a lingering lament. A nightmare where the innocent die in a...

Tools for Assessing Your Community

Tools for Assessing Your Community To reach your community effectively, it’s important to understand the community’s demographics, needs, challenges, and assets. These downloadable tools will help you to see your community from several different perspectives....

Simplified Structure and Accountable Leadership

Simplified structure covers all the administrative functions in the church and provides an alignment of authority, accountability, and responsibility in accordance with the Book of Discipline for the UMC. But how does that really work? The best way to understand...

50th Anniversary

Recognizing 50 years of The United Methodist Church The decision for the merger proved to be simple and clear. However, determining how the two denominations would function as one seemed daunting. Each of these faith traditions was complete with different rituals and...