Scouting Ministries are an important part The United Methodist Church and we encourage churches to celebrate Scouting Sunday for the Boys and Girl Scout troops in your community. Scouting Sunday for boys and girls can be celebrated together or independently. Boy Scout Sunday is suggested for February 10, 2013, while Girl Scout Sunday is suggested for March 10, 2013.
Sixty-seven United Theological Seminary graduates participated in the Seminary's Advent Commencement held December 14 at Ginghamsburg Church, Tipp City, OH. Bishop Michael J. Coyner of the Indiana Area UMC was the featured speaker at the Seminary's Advent Commencement ceremony, traveling from Indianapolis, IN, to deliver the address, "Loving the Unlovely."