We do ministry as team, as cohorts, as co-servants. Our annual church/charge conferences are a testament to this way and method of ministry. In our local church conferences, we meet as a covenantal team aligned toward a vision, ministry, and call.
The name of a ministry is very important according to Laurie Wilson, co-chair of the Lord’s Treasures ministry at Pahrump Valley UMC.
Perhaps at first they talked of little things that spring evening. The upper room was dim with lamplight as Jesus sat with the twelve and remembered. Then quietly he said, “There is one here whose kiss will bring me betrayal by and by.” They did not look at Judas, but each man murmured, “Master, is it I?”
This week I read that it had been one year since the identification of the Covid virus in Wuhan, China. My life has changed so much, as I’m sure yours has. I am aware today of things I had never considered before.
Being a part of a connectional church allows us to be delighted when we encounter other members in our public lives. Thanks to Maggie Orr from Caliente UMC for sharing this special experience of engaging Zion UMC (North Las Vegas, NV) in her professional life.