GBCS Young Clergy Leadership Forum 2011

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By Julie Elmore Yoder, Pastor at Nome Community United Methodist Church Several months ago, I attended the Young Clergy Leadership Forum sponsored by the General Board of Church and Society (GBCS) in Washington, DC located between the Supreme Court and the Capitol Building.  There were 53 other young clergy with a wide range of theological […]

Annual Conference 2011 Schedule of Events

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June 1, from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, there will be a United Methodist Volunteer In Mission (UMVIM) Training with Heather Wilson.  Heather is the Western Jurisdiction UMVIM Coordinator.  This training is for people who host teams or want to send teams. June 2, from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Bishop J. Michael Lowry will […]

North Carolina VIM Team Pictures and Stories Wanted

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Image via Wikipedia Homer United Methodist Church pastor Charles Martindell is traveling to western North Carolina this summer, to meet with Jack Koontz and spend some time with the churches of that region from which so many United Methodists have come to Alaska through Volunteer In Missions trips.  The North Carolina folks have been coming […]

NCIS Star Joins ‘Imagine No Malaria’ Campaign

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Image via Wikipedia Nashville: Imagine No Malaria, a ministry of The United Methodist Church, is pleased to introduce actress Pauley Perrette to its growing community of supporters working together to reduce deaths caused by malaria. Perrette, 42, is well-known for playing Abby Sciuto, her character on the hit CBS TV show, NCIS. A passionate advocate […]

Fairbanks First UMC Supports ‘Hippo Rollers’

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There is a very traditional way of getting water in many parts of the world.  Persons, mainly women and children, will walk some distance to a water point outside of a village or town.  There they will fill up five-gallon buckets or jerry cans with buckets and walk back home.  It’s a trip they may […]

Rose McLean Retires

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As you may know, Diaconal Minister Rose McLean will be retiring from 48 years of ministry to the United Methodist Church—24 of those as Diaconal Minister at St. John United Methodist Church—on Sunday, June 26, 2011.  A party is planned from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on that date to celebrate Rose’s discipleship and wish her […]