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Missionary Corner Princess Jusu July update
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Dear Friends, Students welcoming Princess Jusu I greet you in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Once again, I am very grateful and thankful for all of your prayers and support. Responding to my mission service call is possible because of your prayerful support. I...

Missionary Corner: Nan and Miguel July
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Greetings dear friends, Everything is going well for us after 11 days with GYTTE in Puebla, Mexico. The people, especially the staff, are terrific. We have spent some time with two members of the GYTTE Board and they are also wonderful.  The best experience was being included in the...

Praying Our Way Forward
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The second phase of the 'Praying Our Way Forward ' initiative launched New Year’s Day with 75 weeks of focused prayer for The United Methodist Church. The effort began January 1 in the North Carolina Conference, and wraps up in the West Angola Episcopal area in June 2018.

Commission on a Way Forward Accountability Covenant
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What are the covenantal practices that are so essential to our work together that we must perform them with excellence in order to fulfill our mission? We covenant to pray for one another, for the Commission, for the United Methodist Church, for the mission of Christ, and for a way forward...

Ordinand Protest Statement
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During the plenary session May 31, the Rev. Beth Hutton and seven other ordinands rose to speak on behalf of two of the candidates who were approved by the Board of Ordained Ministry, but were removed as candidates by a ruling of Bishop LaTrelle Easterling. This is a difficult moment for us in...

The Heart of Discipleship
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EDITOR'S NOTE: Jim Gourley is a member of Nichols-Bethel UMC in Odenton, Md., and Sue McCann is a member of First UMC in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. They are both GBGM certified “Individual Volunteers In Mission (IVIM)." Over the past nine years, they have spent a considerable amount of...