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VBS preview reflects multicultural, technology needs of today's children

VBS leaders get a sneak peek at new curricula available for summer recess programs.

Florida United Methodist Men offers springtime getaway

The annual retreat will be held March 6-8 at the Life Enrichment Center.

Churches play role in new Children's Home thrift shop

Revenue from the shop helps support programs of the Florida United Methodist Children's Home.

Praising the Lord with puppet power

Puppet ministries can pack a powerful message and appeal for young people.

Bishop announces leadership changes

Two new district superintendents are among the changes planned for July 1.

Florida Methodists join others to mark King legacy

Clean-ups, festivals and an Orlando interfaith service are ways United Methodists remember Martin Luther King Jr.

Foundation hires new president

Rev. Mark Becker will take the Florida UM Foundation's top job on March 1.

They just need a little DLC

More than 2,000 children have received care at DLC, a special needs program started in a Methodist church.

Tough love leads to Project Love,
a community ministry

A labor of love turns a painful transition into a ministry that meets community needs.

Finding zeal in Zambia: Delbert and Sandy Groves

The New Life Center in Zambia lives up to its name with ministries that meet spiritual and physical needs.

New home, new start for homeless family

A homeless family finds shelter through the efforts of two organizations with Methodist ties.

With 'three kids and a prayer,' South Street finds its feet

South Street Ministry pioneers a concept of social services before worship services.

Young Clergy Stewardship Academy
set for March 3-5

Free attendance for clergy 39 and younger is available, courtesy of Young Clergy Initiative grant.

New Year's resolution: Connect with community

United Methodist Communications offers ideas and links to information for church leaders to consider.

2014: A year of living missionally

A look back at Florida Conference ministries that took off in 2014.

Joining Hands to feed body and spirit

A church in Holiday closes, only to reopen as a mission to help the hungry and homeless.

Prayer and Scripture for Christmas and New Year

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Lathes in Toyland: Real-life elves create joys with toys

Tiny wheels and chassis lead to big smiles for kids who get toys from ToyMakers of East Lake.

A Christian community takes shape
at Derbyshire Place

Volunteers from a nearby church keep Christ's message alive in a low-income neighborhood.

No longer a church
but still God's house

Five years after Wesley Memorial UMC stopped meeting as a congregation, Parker Street Ministries keeps God's work going.

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