Moving from Charity to Solidarity

Clayton Childers, Director for Annual Conference Relations, UMC Justice Description: This workshop offers a wholistic model for congregational caring ministries which include charity, mutuality, advocacy, and solidarity. The first two…

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Strangely Warmed

Rev. Barbara Miner, Associate Pastor/Director of Worship, Floris UMC Description: From Anglican roots to the Holy Club, to an experience where he felt his heart “strangely warmed,” John Wesley was…

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“Until one day…”

Rev. Katie Carson Phillips, Associate Pastor, Burke UMC Description: Ever realized half way through a story that you forgot the hook? Ever ended a story with the phrase, “I guess…

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Responding to Tragedy

Rev. Beth Anderson, Pastor, Courthouse Community UMC Description: When tragedy occurs in your community, how can your church respond? What can you do to be prepared? How can you both…

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“BIG Bad Idea”

Rev. Katie Carson Phillips, Associate Pastor, Burke UMC Description: Does the whole “outside the box” idea flummox you? You like boxes. Your church likes boxes. Yet - you know that…

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Church Safety

Paul Werries, Owner, Facility Analysis and Security Training - F.A.S.T. Description: Safety and security are as important for a house of worship as they are for a family home. Find…

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