As our denomination focuses on decisions to be made at General Conference in May, our churches have set their attention firmly on the call of God to be in ministry with the least of these. What follows is a powerfully touching story about the value of one life and the congregation that surrounded him.
Have you ever walked into a worship service knowing that it was hard to focus – too many things swirling around in your heart? That is exactly how I felt on epiphany Sunday when I walked into North Scottsdale UMC. The press release from the Council of Bishops was two days old.
In a Christmas message to the people of The United Methodist Church on behalf of the Council of Bishops, Council President Bishop Kenneth H. Carter, Jr., encourages us with a message.