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Oct. 24, 2014 The Digest is an easy way to catch up on all of the stories that have been published in the last week. Each story is linked to the original, and there is a short excerpt. You may want to share this digest on your church's website so that they know what has been happening in our conference and beyond.Read more »
Oct. 23, 2014 Here are some updates from Facebook pages of participants from Clay and Cherokee counties.Read more »
Oct. 22, 2014 Paul Thompson writes about his favorite photograph, and it is a story of faith.Read more »
Oct. 21, 2014 Bishop Goodpaster, the eight superintendents and a large number of the Conference Staff are all at Hinton Rural Life Center this week. Each day will include cabinet and staff business, and service and ministry in the community.Read more »
Oct. 21, 2014 What if General Conference delegates could get a heads up that legislation might be in trouble without waiting for a Judicial Council ruling? That is one aim of the Advance Legislative Research Panel proposed by the Commission on General Conference, which met at Lake Junaluska last week.Read more »
by Melissa McGill
In recent weeks, you may have seen a video called “Can We Autocorrect Humanity?”making the rounds on social media. If you haven’t seen it, take a few minutes to watch now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRl8EIhrQjQ
The premise of the video is that our preoccupation with our phones is making us lose touch with the world and people around us, “measuring self worth by numbers of followers and likes.” As I saw this video popping up on my various news feeds and emailed to my inbox, I understand why it resonates so deeply with my generation. I’m a just-barely millennial and a church communicator which means I struggle with this on a daily basis, both personally and professionally.
This video has been making the rounds on social media. Read Melissa McGill's post on the Conference Blog this week: "Church IRL"Watch more on our YouTube channel »
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