Children’s Sabbath Resources, Oct. 13
The national Children’s Sabbath celebration is a way for faith communities to celebrate children as sacred gifts of the Divine.
Global conference on ministries with deaf
“Each country has its own sign language.” Attendees from a dozen countries meet to learn from and encourage each other.
Wesley Foundation campus ministry is 100
In the beginning, ‘the opposition was sometimes bitter,’ but the campus ministry begun a century ago is alive and well today.
Students room with special needs friends
At Duke Divinity School’s Friendship House, seminarians share space with people with disabilities and learn to be more inclusive.
Offering supports mentoring program
World Communion Sunday is Oct. 6. Program for racial-ethnic seminary students proves Christians have ‘more in common that you ever realized.’
World Communion Sunday offers students support
A recipient of a scholarship funded by the WCS offering, Charles Martin-Stanley embodies a life of service to his church and community.
Bicycle ministry gives wheels and hope
Florida church’s program is a lifesaver for those who can’t afford a car and insurance. “It opened my heart. I got work.”
Church vitality: Turning mission into members
An aging, urban congregation committed to improving its neighbors’ health and ended up boosting its own vital signs as well.
The ‘mother church’ of U.S. Methodism reborn
The Delaware worship house where Asbury and Coke met reopens its door to regular worship as experiment draws crowds.
Help by bucketsful in Colorado flood relief
After record flooding, United Methodists are offering long-term disaster relief. “When one part of the body suffers, all suffer.”
Nominee named to lead Board of Discipleship
The Rev. Dr. Timothy L. Bias will be presented as the nominee for General Secretary of GBOD at the board’s meeting Oct. 10-12.
Pastor takes ‘Marvel-ous’ approach to Gospel
Keith Brown’s youth ministry series uses superheroes to teach Bible stories.
Hymns: ‘Great is thy Faithfulness’
A cherished hymn, its author was born in a log cabin and lacked a formal education. Read about United Methodist music in a History of Hymns.
UMTV: Church Turns Mission Into Members
Pastor of historic church says “recycling people” is key to being vital. “I want to challenge pastors that are in declining congregations.”
Messages of hope for Coloradoans
After historic flooding, the church is reaching out to Coloradoans in a variety of ways, including ads expressing concern and support.
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