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October 22, 2014
Paul Thompson writes about his favorite photograph, and it is a story of faith.
October 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.
October 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.
October 20, 2014
Laity Sunday was yesterday in many United Methodist Churches. There may have even been some mentions of "Lay Servant Ministries" in your local church. What does that mean? [Video included from "Chuck Knows Church"]
October 17, 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.
October 17, 2014
United Methodists embrace the idea that spiritual and physical health are closely related. Methodist Theological School in Ohio offers ecology based degree programs centered around the certified organic farm on campus. [Video]
October 16, 2014
The video was created for use in West Africa to help dispel myths about how Ebola is spread and promotes prevention of the disease. The video can be viewed and downloaded free at United Methodist Communications provided partial funding for Chocolate Moose Media to create the video, which will be produced in various languages.
October 16, 2014
Rethink Church will be starting their national television campaign on November 17th. They also have a number of resources available to order. See the 2014 video and learn more about the resources below:
October 14, 2014
Electronic Payments Company Vanco Services Announces Strategic Sponsorship with the General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA).
October 13, 2014
Two articles appeared in the Greensboro News and Record in September and October regarding a new service called "Precious Memories" started at Oak Ridge UMC.