In this video, United Methodists share how beekeeping helps nurture their faith and draws them closer to God's creation.
“Kind words are like honey – sweet to the soul and healthy for the body.” Proverbs 16:24 (NLT)
“One honey bee cannot live by itself. I think it’s a great example of humankind.” Kristen Bell, Ogden First UMC, Utah, U.S.A.
“Bees have helped in tremendous ways to feed the poor and hungry in communities in which I have served.” Mozart Adevu, UMC missionary, Ghana
"The matrix you have on that honeycomb is perfect. How is it that this insect produces something that is perfect?" John Abbott, Covenant UMC, North Carolina, U.S.A.
“Honey is, really, a gift of grace.” Rev. Mark Price, Christ UMC, Tennessee, U.S.A.
"I never feel more connected to...God than when I'm surrounded by a million venoumous insects." Jay Williams, Christ UMC, Tennessee, U.S.A.
"Even simple acts of faith...can make a huge difference." Tate Abbott, Covenant UMC, North Carolina, U.S.A.
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This video was created by United Methodist Communications and posted on May 13, 2021. Media contact is Joe Iovino.