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America's most wanted:
mentors for youth offenders

A new Florida Conference program will train Methodists to help children in desperate need of role models.

Planters grow churches, academy grows planters

The Florida Conference launches New Church Start Academy, conducted by Ashland Seminary's Pastors of Excellence instructors.

College Connection lands
Young Clergy grant

The funding will help pay to expand a camps and campus ministry effort to include clergy career discernment.

Warren Willis taking registrations for confirmation weekend

The lakeside Methodist camp offers a blend of reflection, worship, fun and fellowship for youngsters preparing to take confirmation vows.

New school year, new digs
at Florida Southern College

Students return to find new buildings, growing programs at this school with Methodist roots.

GBHEM to offer online course
for local pastors

The new leadership curriculum is designed to accommodate part-time pastors who have employment outside the church.

Delegate nomination window to open
Sept. 1

Nominations begin soon for delegates to be elected in June for 2016 general and jurisdictional conferences.

Children's Home opens new school

The Florida United Methodist Children's Home opens four new classrooms to serve at-risk children.

Charged and recharged, campus ministers return from summer gathering

Organizers say overlapping training events for seasoned and new campus ministers allowed more time for sharing.

Young People's petitions headed for General Conference

The General Board of Discipleship releases the list of five petitions approved in July at the Global Young People's Convocation.

Lift the feet, lift the spirit

United Methodists nurture body and soul by combining exercise with prayer and Christian music.

Back from Belfast: Missionaries
who tend the scars of war

Missionaries Britt and Alison Gilmore are itinerating in Florida this month.

Black Clergy Women organization
meets in Orlando

About 120 from across the U.S. gather for workshops, fellowship, worship and preaching tips.

Churches pack kids off to school with pencils, paper, prayers

From backpack festivals to prayer buddies, kids know United Methodists are pulling for them as they head back to class.

Typhoon fails to douse young Methodists' spirit

Young Florida Conference members attend the Global Young People's Convocation in the Philippines.

An Independence Day prayer

Be with us, Lord, as we strive to be a light and a beacon from you to the world.

Deadlines set for
Imagine What's NEXT

The speaker application deadline for this college student event in Denver is April 30.


August 24 - Our email system was compromised again by a social engineering attack.

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