Striving or Stressing

(Adapted from a Lead Like Jesus blog) We hear a lot about striving in the Scriptures.  Strive for restoration of relationships (2 Corinthians 13:11).  Strive to do what is good (1 Thessalonians 5:15).  Strive together in prayer (Romans 15:13). ...
A Wide Welcome

A Wide Welcome

“Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God.” – Romans 15:7 (New Revised Standard Version) Our theme for charge conferences this year is “See All the People.” We receive this theme from the Virginia annual conference, who is...
Leading for the Future Church

Leading for the Future Church

Saturday, October 3 from 10:00 -12:00An online event with Kay Kotan Clergy and laity alike have found themselves in a time of unprecedented leadership conversations, decisions, focus, and visioning. Pivot has become the name of the game so much so that we are growing...
2020 Annual Conference Postponed

2020 Annual Conference Postponed

Because of the technical issues encountered with the Sept. 19 virtual annual conference session, Bishop Sharma D. Lewis announced at 12 noon the decision to invalidate this annual conference and postpone to a later date. “Because of the technical difficulties and...