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From the Bishop

Words from your District Superintendents

North District
Rev Dan Morley

East District
Rev N Susan Brims

Let Love Be Genuine

I sat with a great deal of hope. The Bishops, delegates, and observers at the called session of General Conference gathered on Saturday, February 23, for a day of prayer. It was a powerful time, led by Bishop Bob.

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West District
Rev Nancy Cushman

What I would have said…

At our recent General Conference, the body passed the Traditional Plan which toughens the stance against same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy and the penalties for defying them. I stayed up late one night writing some thoughts I felt compelled to share during the debate.

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South District
Rev Mark Conrad

Mark’s Musings – Self Care

This week I realized that I’m suffering from GCSD (General Conference Stress Disorder). Although I don’t believe that this condition has been scientifically recognized, I’m positive that it exists.

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Creating Disciples: stories

"Camp is where I met Jesus for the first time." "I saw the face of God out here," "You can see the Holy Spirit move and change things at camp" - quotes from campers.

Our Camping Ministries are a vital part of our life as disciples of Christ Christ.  Click on the Links below to learn more about our camping ministry  events!

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Our Mission, should we choose to accept…

"Wesley and the early Methodists were particularly concerned about inviting people to experience God’s grace and to grow in their knowledge and love of God through disciplined Christian living. They placed primary emphasis on Christian living, on putting faith and...

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Engaging Our Vision


April 15 & 30 Deadlines

Legislation proposals are due to the Annual Conference Secretary by April 15. Do you know about the seven items due on April 30th?

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Mission and ministry goes on

By Mike Eyer Ministry goes on. Worship goes on. Discipleship goes on. Self-reflection goes on. Bible study goes on. Outreach goes on. Nurture goes on. Fellowship goes on. Encouragement goes on. Planning for Vacation Bible School, Mission, Growth - go on. Inclusion...

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UMC News

Webinar: Doing Stewardship in a New Way

We are living in a new day, and there is a new landscape when it comes to giving and funding ministry. Churches that are holding tight to older models of funding ministry are facing frustration and despair. Programs that were "tried and true" are often still tried,...

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United Methodists Meet in St. Louis for Worldwide Conference

St. Louis: Delegates and observers from around the world will gather at the Dome at America’s Center, February 24-26, 2019, for the Special Session of the United Methodist General Conference. The General Conference is the only body that speaks officially for...

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Timely Find, Revealing Reminder

General Commission on Archives and History (GCAH) A relative of deceased Bishop Reuben H. Mueller (1897-1982) asked for GCAH’s help in doing genealogical research. If that name rings a bell, it is because Bishop Mueller, representing the...

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