Discipileship Fair Fall 2016

What is Discipleship?

As the Discipleship Ministries Team gears up for the Discipleship Fair (Sunday September 11, 2016) it seemed valuable ot review what the word “discipleship” means in our United Methodist context. To quote the UMC website: Discipleship focuses on actively following in the footsteps of Jesus. As Christian disciples, we are not passive spectators but energetic…

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Take Home Sunday School Kits

Even if you are going out of church this summer you can be church wherever you go with these handy kits! Each double-sided sheet draws on the Scriptures and sermon themes of a given Sunday this summer and contains discussion prompts, arts and crafts ideas, games and service suggestions. Appropriate for all ages. August Kits…

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Reflections on Nonconformity and the United Methodist Church

For over forty years, indeed since the Spirit-filled birth of the denomination in 1968, we have been fussing with one another in the United Methodist Church over the issue of human sexuality. Well-meaning persons come at the issue from differing cultural backgrounds, with different sets of personal experience, with vastly different corporate experience (despite sharing…