Here are the highlights of postings this week from the Association of Ministers with Disabilities, Disability Ministries Committee, Mental Health Ministries, Deaf and Hard-of-hearing Ministries Committee, and UM Congress of the …
The United Methodist-related seminary in Evanston, Ill., has affirmed its support for the inclusion of LGBTQ+ people in every aspect of church life.
It’s crucial for United Methodists to listen to LGBTQ+ people’s stories as delegates prepare to decide on a Way Forward plan at the 2019 General Conference, writes the Rev. Anna Voinovich.
We have all heard this idea that we are either growing or dying. We hear if people are learning a new skill or if they are becoming a “better” person then they are “growing”. We also hear that organizations that rake in profits or create social change …
Nothing is as “either/or” as we’ve been led to believe, writes the Rev. Jason Valendy. It’s beyond “both and” to an “and also” reality.
Originally posted on Step Ahead:
Lessons in determination can be gained from studying the life of people. A lesson given In determination From a young lad Seeking an education. Born into wealth His dad hits a tough spell Losing everything…
In the short term we are going to win some big ones and we will lose some really hard ones. But faith means living right now—win, lose, or draw— from the eternal perspective of Jesus.
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Methodists and ecumenical partners meeting in Atlanta concluded the Roundtable for Peace on the Korean Peninsula by issuing an Atlanta Statement supporting a formal peace treaty ending the Korean War and complete denuclearization.
St. Mark’s United Methodist Church and The Troubadour will be hosting the 2019 LEAD Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana from January 13-16, 2019.
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