Posts from May 2013

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Annual Conference – 2013

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Dear Friends, It’s that time of the year when churches send ministers and lay representatives to Annual Conference. What is Annual Conference? It is the annual summertime pilgrimage to the University of Redlands where we meet, vote, and worship. On the larger ‘conference’ level we receive reports, we approve budgets, and enact new legislation. We […]

Relief Efforts

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Thousands have been affected by tornadoes in Oklahoma, Texas and other U.S. states. Find out how to be part of United Methodist relief efforts and follow coverage. Give on-line through UMCOR Disaster Response.

Emerging Identity

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Dear Friends, While attending the Ken Callahan workshop two weeks ago, I learned that there is a search for an emerging individuality. Certainly this applies to individual persons, but also to groups and to churches. As we all go through life stages and passages, our identity changes within different age brackets, various job positions, and […]