Immigration Table meets with Congress
“Widest spectrum of evangelical leaders we have ever seen” gathers at U.S. capitol to support comprehensive immigration reform.
Renaissance theme helps draw 400 to VBS
Knights in armor, princesses in gowns and a medieval castle help kids learn to “stay strong” for God at South Dakota vacation bible school.
John Wesley’s sermons online
On July 25, 1741, Wesley spoke about the “almost Christian.” See those words and more in unique catalog of 141 sermons.
Coffeehouse ministry fills cups and souls
Fresh coffee and comfortable seats help make interfaith ministry a “nontraditional — and non-intimidating — introduction to church.”
Immigration: It’s about families
Bishop Minerva Carcaño writes that comprehensive immigration reform in the U.S. must include the reunification of immigrant families.
New leader named at Church and Society
Susan Henry-Crowe of Emory University will succeed James E. Winkler as chief executive of Church and Society agency.
Churches beware: Liability insurance a must
The reality is that congregations must be prepared for lawsuits; having the right insurance is the first step.
White privilege and Trayvon Martin
Bishop Thomas J. Bickerton says our experiences are not the same; we must think before we speak about any case involving potential racism.
After Trayvon Martin, a way forward
Commission on Religion and Race asks “people of faith to model ways different from the world’s way of division and violence.”
Want to attract young adults to church?
“We need to let God break our heart for the next generation." Read the top ways congregations can be more welcoming to young people.
Methodists salute Mandela
July 18 is Nelson Mandela’s birthday. Deep spiritual roots, lifelong Methodist ties helped make South African icon a symbol for justice.
Honest talk needed after Trayvon Martin case
Kwasi Kena challenges churches to have open conversations about the role of race “in matters of morality, justice, sanctity of life.”
Affordable, web-based tools aid ministry
Does your church have limited resources for its online presence? Take advantage of free or low-cost programs for newsletters, events and more.
Reach potential visitors via social media
Even if you have a website, social media can be a great way to help newcomers find you and be more visible in your community.
What Trayvon Martin case means for us
United Methodists respond to verdict. “How we move forward will be determined by our willingness to show up and announce justice.”
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