News and Information

News and Information

Find articles written by our District Superintendents, Lay Leaders, Staff, and more here. 

Earth Day 2020

Earth Day 2020 This April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! While events initially planned in the pre-COVID19 era must now be modified, our congregations can and hopefully will celebrate in various ways this month. The first Earth Day was celebrated on April...

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A Word of Advice

A Word of Advice The CARES act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security act) has created an unusual opportunity for churches to receive support from the government so that those who are employed by the church do not lose their income. Low-interest loans, that...

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Flu Season: Some Things to Consider

Flu Season: Some Things to Consider

Looking for our Coronavirus COVID-19 page: Click Here. Flu Season: Some Things to Consider Every year the flu virus makes an appearance in our communities, and some years, like this year, seem especially anxious about a virus. It is smart to think ahead about what a...

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Shifting Change

Shifting Change John 15:5 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 5 I am the vine, you are the branches. Those who abide in me and I in them bear much fruit, because apart from me you can do nothing I had a great Saturday morning breakfast this past week with...

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Christian Mindfulness

An Evening with Amy Oden: Christian Mindfulness April 29 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. | Online Only As we find ourselves with more solitude and greater anxiety, finding space to be in the presence of God becomes even more important. In her book, Right Here, Right Now,...

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Leaning into Lent

Leaning into Lent

Leaning into Lent “O God our deliverer, you led your people of old through the wilderness and brought them to the promised land. Guide now the people of your church, that, following our Savior, we may walk through the wilderness of this world toward the glory of your...

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Rising Hope Celebrates 25th

Rising Hope United Methodist Mission Church Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Gala, Concerts and More! For the past 25 years, Rising Hope has offered resources, fellowship, and spiritual support to men and women living in poverty. Rising Hope provides a number of...

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It’s a New Year!

It’s a New Year!

It's a New Year As the year has turned, I want to wish everyone a very Happy New Year! My prayers for you and your church are that you know you are beloved of Christ, and share that abundantly in your neighborhoods and communities so that Christ’s kingdom comes here...

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