Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church in Cincinnati is looking for three to five interns for their summer outreach program. Interns will work alongside community organizations that minister to children in a camp setting or literacy setting, create affordable housing, and distribute furniture to families who have just obtained permanent housing. Interns spend time leading Bible studies, serving alongside work teams, helping to coordinate and lead nightly worship, and serving as the connection point between teams and ministry partners.
The Power of One: Inspiration Leads to an Upwelling of Good Works
A Holiday Celebration
Clergy and Spouse/Guest Christmas Dinner
Monday, December 4, 2017
Gather at 6:00pm - Dinner at 6:30pm
The Leipsic Community Center Gymnasium
120 E. Main St., Leipsic, OH
Please RSVP to nwplains [at] wocumc.org (Northwest Plains District Office) before November 21st
LAKE JUNALUSKA, NORTH CAROLINA _ Placing emphasis on the values of unity, space and contextuality - all for the sake of mission – the Council of Bishops (COB) is exploring sketches of three models as possible directions for a way forward for The United Methodist Church over LGBTQ inclusion.
As All Saints Day worship wrapped up at Floresville United Methodist Church, the Rev. Peter Aguilar got word of a mass shooting.It had happened at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, in the same rural Texas county as his church. “I know the sheriff, so I called him and said, ‘Do you need me?’” Aguilar recalled in a phone interview.
Puerto Rico is rising up from the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, but the U.S. territory continues to need The United Methodist Church’s help.
Bishop Hector Ortiz shared that message Nov. 6 after dinner with the denomination’s Council of Bishops.
Ortiz leads the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico, which is an autonomous denomination that continues to have close ties with The United Methodist Church. Ortiz is a member of the Council of Bishops, which is meeting Nov. 5-8 at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center.
Bishop Gregory V. Palmer has received word that an appeal was forwarded to the North Central Jurisdiction Court of Appeals today. The appeal refers to the West Ohio Conference Committee on Investigation’s decision concerning a complaint filed against The Reverend David Wayne Meredith. This process is noted in paragraphs 2715 and 2716 of the 2016 Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church.
For most United Methodist itinerant pastors, changing churches can be a period of anxiety. But once the Rev. Matt Hall finishes his appointment now, he may welcome a pulpit that doesn’t move every day.
Hall is the fifth chaplain sent to hike the Appalachian Trail by the Holston Conference, which includes East Tennessee, northern Georgia and southwest Virginia — also a significant portion of the trail. He began his trek at Mount Katahdin in Maine on June 21 and is on track to finish his nearly 2,200 miles of ministry at Springer Mountain in Georgia around Nov. 19.
The migrant crisis in Asia continues to escalate as more tragedies among Myanmar’s ethnic minority population, Rohingya Muslims, are exposed. Since August 25, 2017, more than 519,000 Rohingya Muslims in the western state of Rakhine have fled their homes to escape violence and persecution. The mass influx of refugees crossing the border to Bangladesh has caused a humanitarian crisis.