"We do not have to agree on everything, except one: that we are one." —John Hargrave
Local minister attends Ecumenical Advocacy Days in Washington DC
"I find the merger idea exciting because we don't have to do this, but we are choosing to make a bold change." — Keith Marzilli Ericson
Some of you are going to be wondering “Didn’t I just get an appeal back in December?!”
The 2017 Tri-Conference Annual Meeting on June 16 17 is so much more than another Annual Meeting! You really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really need to be there.
" If we are able to faithfully remember that with God all things are possible, than we will find strength for the journey. And, the journey is really what it’s all about." — Rev. Kurt Walker
Even though they are not members, Bill and Dorothy go to a church in their neighborhood once or twice per month. They are fond of the pastor and proud of the congregation’s ministry. They also take pride in contributing a small amount when they attend services feeling satisfied that they have contributed their fair share toward the church’s expenditures. Is their assessment realistic?
Summer is just around the corner and it is time to be planning for what your church school will be offering this summer for the younger members of your church and your community. One of the options is Vacation Bible School aka VBS.
Friends, We are frequently getting requests about resources for individuals and churches around skills to help transform conflict into health choices, conversations and actions. The current political and social climate in our country and world is finding its echo in our communities and congregations. This Spring and Summer we want to offer you a unique opportunity to grow as a community in response to all this. It is an online program, and then some: We are inviting 10 church teams (1 ...
Creation is at a turning point. We are headed toward a climate unseen in 50 million years. Realizing this, what if the church were to begin to act like the earth was the Lord's? (Psalm 24) ? One thing is for sure: WE WOULD MARCH with thousands of others to demand immediate action.