News and Information

News and Information

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

Peace, Be Still

Let us always have the peace of God in our hearts despite what is going on around us.  I know it’s been a tough fourteen months navigating through a global pandemic, and then there’s been an increase in violent crime as well as continued social justice...

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With a Grateful Heart

With a Grateful Heart

“I thank my God every time I remember you, constantly praying with joy in every one of my prayers for all of you, because of your sharing in the gospel from the first day until now.” – Philippians 1:3-5 (New Revised Standard Version) Just about every morning for the...

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Cautious Hope

Cautious Hope

“So they left the tomb quickly with fear and great joy, and ran to tell His disciples.”Matthew 28:8 (New Revised Standard Version) When the women left the empty tomb on the first Easter morning, given the news by the angel that Jesus has been raised from the dead,...

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Almost There!

Almost There!

5 May the God of steadfastness and encouragement, grant you to live in harmony with one another, in accordance with Christ Jesus, 6 so that together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.Romans 15:5-6 New Revised Standard Version I...

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Happy Earth Day 2021

Happy Earth Day 2021

Happy Earth Day, April 22, 2021! How will you and your church celebrate? Perhaps your church will have a worship service on one of the Sundays before or after Earth Day. Even in early May. It’s never too late to celebrate God’s wonderful creation. Perhaps include a...

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Digital Evangelism Grants

Digital Evangelism Grants

The Board of Missions is excited to announce Digital Evangelism Grants to help local churches connect with new people in their community through digital media! These grants are designed to help churches focus on connecting with and engaging in relationships with...

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Love One Another

Love One Another

John 15:12 (New Revised Standard Version) 12 “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.” Last Supper, Courtesy of Rijksmuseum, Europeana CC0 In the Great Commission, where a resurrected Jesus gives his final instructions to the...

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The Longest Year

The Longest Year

This was initially given as part of a worship service for Clergy at their March Clergy Meeting. Numbers 21:4-9 In this reading for the fourth Sunday of Lent from the Book of Numbers, as the people of Israel wander in the wilderness for 40 years, the longest year is...

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A Litany for the One-Year Anniversary of COVID

Adapted from the Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Philadelphia PA, An Episcopal church that aspirational values are Community engagement and social justice; Unconditional welcome and inclusion; A community that calls forth the gifts of its entire people;...

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