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BWC leaders look at what’s next for UMC
Posted by Erik Alsgaard on

Opening worship at the 2019 Leadership Institute at the Church of the Resurrection near Kansas City featured a full orchestra and mass choir. Photo by Erik Alsgaard. The stained-glass window in the new sanctuary at the Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas, is massive. At 35-feet...

Rehoboth UMC moves 185 years in one day
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  The Rev. Mike Bennett shares some thoughts on how to find fun hiding places in the new Rehoboth UMC during the children’s sermon on Oct. 6. Rehoboth UMC moved into its new $6.5 million building that Sunday. Photo by Melissa Lauber. We all know that time travel is purely...

Mission partnership in Eurasia continues to grow
Posted by Charles Harrell on

This summer, the Rev. Rod Miller, a retired Elder in the BWC, taught at the United Methodist Seminary in Moscow. There, he encountered students who are starting small covenant groups in predominantly Islamic communities, launching a coffee house in a church, building a school for the Roma people...

Asbury Village surpasses expectations
Posted by Melissa Lauber on

Brent Bayes, Marketing and Sales Director at Asbury Methodist Village, left, and the Rev. Malcolm Frazier, Director of Pastoral Care and Counseling at Asbury, share a vast array of activities at the cite, founded in 1926. "Anticipate more” is the slogan of Asbury Methodist Village in...