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Disaster Ministries serves as a caring Christian presence in the aftermath of disaster, fostering partnerships between United Methodists and others to help rebuild homes, communities, and lives. We are so thankful for the partnerships we have developed with state organizations and other relief groups. United Methodist Committee on Relief We are grateful for our partnership… Continue Reading→
United Methodist Communications Office of Public Information FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 30, 2019 New United Methodist Ad Campaign Addresses Loneliness Nashville, Tennessee – The United Methodist Church has launched the “Not the Only One” advertising campaign to help offer encouragement through community. Research continues to emphasize people are experiencing a growing sense of loneliness. In… Continue Reading→
Bowen Family Systems Theory No man [human] is an island,” mused 17th century English poet, John Donne, in his poem of the same name. Dr. Murray Bowen, a 20th century psychiatrist, would agree. Bowen saw his patients not as isolated individuals, but as members of a system. Dr. Bowen originated his Family Systems Theory over… Continue Reading→
October 11th was a day of celebration for the Swansboro Disaster Response Center. Friends, family, and volunteers gathered to celebrate Joan’s return home after a year of reconstruction due to Hurricane Florence. Joan was grateful to all who helped her family regain a sense of normalcy after their lives were uprooted. Joan’s return home was… Continue Reading→
Connected Faith is a new bible study app from United Methodist publisher, Abingdon Press. Designed for individuals, small groups, and congregations, Connected Faith offers daily devotionals and weekly lessons. These quality readings and lessons are enhanced with lots of features including videos, discussion questions, action items, and scripture contained within the app. No matter where… Continue Reading→
Over the years, many of us have developed deep relationships with missionaries and have supported numerous Advance mission projects. Some of us have visited mission projects and have seen the impactthat they make on communities. These projects include persons in ministry who share the whole gospel by building wells, supporting children’s ministries, providing medical care,… Continue Reading→
Through the Community Farm, Camp Chestnut Ridge makes the love of Christ visible by taking care of the land, animals, plants, and people.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 21, 2019 Volunteers needed for General Conference Nashville, Tenn.: Volunteers are needed for a variety of roles during the 2020 General Conference, The United Methodist Church’s top legislative assembly, which will meet in Minneapolis, Minnesota from May 5-15, 2020. At this time, volunteers are needed for the following positions: recorders, channel “B”… Continue Reading→