Forty Days of Graceful Hospitality
On this Lenten journey of Graceful Hospitality, let’s be intentional about creating new places for new people who have not seen God’s love demonstrated by our words and actions. Graceful Hospitality – it’s who we are.
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Pastors and laity from across the NC Conference who are current and former church planters offer reflections on Graceful Hospitality as we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the first call of the Ten Dollar Club. Learn more about the Ten Dollar Club.
Day 28 – Tracy Sexton
Rapid change confronts us daily. The dark valleys of the pandemic, political divisions, inequity, mass violence, natural disasters—and for United Methodists, denominational disaffiliation—threaten us. We live in the tension between […] Continue Reading→
Day 27 – David Blackman
Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God. – Romans 15:7 A milkshake, a straw, and a spoon? Upon our arrival at Saint […] Continue Reading→
Day 26 – Patrick Murphy
We were glad not only to share God’s good news with you but also our very lives because we cared for you so much. -1 Thessalonians 2:8 Knightdale UMC came […] Continue Reading→
Day 25 – Angelo Sanchez
This April, Wrightsboro UMC will celebrate 65 years of ministry in northwest New Hanover County. Initially sponsored by the Men’s Club of Grace United Methodist Church, Wrightsboro UMC has been […] Continue Reading→
Day 24 – Mark Gustafson
See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. – […] Continue Reading→
Day 23 – Gypsie Murdaugh
Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. […] Continue Reading→
Day 22 – Tara Lain
Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing so some have entertained angels without knowing it. – Hebrews 13:2 Jane welcomed me into her home.She says I […] Continue Reading→
Day 21 – Dennis Peay
1950s Kinston was a growing time. DuPont opened their manufacturing plant for synthetic fibers, and people from all over the country moved to eastern North Carolina farm country for new […] Continue Reading→
Day 20 – Christina Parrish
Wakefield United Methodist Church is a vibrant and growing church in the northern Raleigh and Wake Forest areas. Founded in 2007 as a daughter congregation to Edenton Street United Methodist […] Continue Reading→