Amie and Jessie Shuman Larkins (New Creation UMC) call in from their walk-in closets to discuss family time, schooling kids from home, and Wesley’s Midnight Runners.
Amanda chats with Marc O’Neal (Senior Pastor; Camden, Trinity, & Sharon UMC) about the methods he and his congregations use to stay connected while staying at home.
May is Mental Health month. What better way to recognize this month than to take a step back and think about how we support the emotional development of children and youth? On any given day, children and teens experience a wide range of emotions and we are often left trying to determine how best to… Continue Reading→
AGAPE Board Makes A Pivot Most every ministry has had to make some pivot—some change of direction—during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our ministry to Armenia and Artsakh, which we call AGAPE, also has to make a pivot. The AGAPE Board recognizes the hardships of local Churches which has in turn meant a slow down in financial… Continue Reading→
Potato Drop II We had a great experience at our first Potato Drop at MERCI on April 29, as we moved 36,000 lbs of food to people in need. Quite a few folks have asked us to do it again. So, with the assistance of the Society of St. Andrew, we will—on Thursday, May 28,… Continue Reading→
This course leads participants to learn from John Wesley how to practice relational evangelism. They will discover that evangelism involves not only sharing our faith with others but also welcoming people into a community where they can grow in faith. Class will begin online Wednesday, May 27 and run through June 9, 2020. The cost… Continue Reading→
The General Board of Church and Society’s seminar program is being transitioned to a series of online webinars. The focus of this series is titled: “COVID-19: Pre-Existing Disparities Exposed” and will be presented in five parts on Thursday afternoons, 2 pm ET, beginning May 21. The schedule is: May 21: Systemic Racism & Discrimination During… Continue Reading→
Amie chats with Brad McMullen, Cord Doss, and Matt Laskey (Timberlake UMC Staff, Virginia Conference) about new family routines and the importance of humor in ministry.
Resilience? What resilience? The global COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our usual routines. We’re working at home, juggling kids and their schoolwork, keeping a worried eye on elderly parents, and watching the economy collapse. No wonder we’re tired All. The. Time. Join us for a webinar tomorrow with Alix Felsing, and let’s talk about how we… Continue Reading→