A brief historical look at totem poles, how they’ve been perceived and their true value in faith stories. Footage includes a visit to Nathan Jackson’s shop in Ketchikan. Jackson is known as the best totem pole carver in the world.
Heritage Sunday May 19, 2013 “The Power of Place: The Contemporary Mission of Heritage Landmarks and Historic Sites” Alaska does not have any Heritage Landmarks but we do have two Historic Sites: #350 Jesse Lee Home in Unalaska, and #368 First United Methodist Church in Ketchikan. We have to thank Bea Shepard for these [...]
The Advance has approved our application for “Alaska Churches” to continue as an official project of The Advance for the 2013-2016 quadrennium. Our Advance number is 931027. Our project will be able to receive gifts from donors for up to $50000 annually. The Advance will be promoting and marketing your project to United Methodist congregations; [...]
(The following is an excerpt from a United Methodist News Service Report, written by Kathy Gilbert. To see the full article, go here.) The Western Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church) has issued a “Statement of Gospel Obedience” that emphasizes Christ’s grace and love is available to all and that The United Methodist Church [...]