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Wesley Theological Seminary to host discernment events

The seminary in Washington announces events this fall for prospective students.

Wesley Theological Seminary offers campus visits

Wesley Theological Seminary invites all prospective students to attend one of several discernment events on campus this fall.

Free webinars for faith-building start Tuesday, Sept. 16

Free webinars on lay servant ministries, praying as a congregation and the meaning of Methodism are available, as well as a $10 session on using digital tools to combine the small-group approach with online activities.

World Communion Sunday slated for Oct. 5

United Methodists observe World Communion Sunday by celebrating communion with other Christians around the world on this special Sunday. Resources are available.

'Two Bubbas and a Bible' slated at Hinton Rural Life Center

Pastors known for their ecumenical lectionary series will discuss fresh takes on Advent and Christmas Oct. 27-29. Registration deadline is Oct. 17.

B-CU Annual Church and Community Day-Sept. 27

The 20th annual event pits B-CU against Florida Tech.

Bible historian James Fleming to conduct seminar

The Intentional Growth Center will host presentations by Dr. James Fleming Nov. 10-14 at Lake Junaluska, N.C.

Deadline extended for Social Principles applicants

The deadline for applicants from U.S. jurisdictions who want to participate in consultations about revising the United Methodist Social Principles is now Dec. 15, 2014.

Epworth to offer retreat for grieving mothers

The three-day retreat for mothers who have lost children will be offered Nov. 7-9 at the United Methodist retreat in St. Simons Island, Ga.

Wesleyan Leadership Conference open for registration

The Wesleyan Leadership Conference is scheduled for Oct. 23-25, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

Cokesbury's Agora event set for October

The event in Nashville, Tenn., targets Christian educators interested in new ministry resources.

School shopping at UMCMarket.org benefits ministries

A percentage of the purchase price goes to local churches or United Methodist ministries designated by customers.

National Hunger Action Month coming up; resources available

A number of national organizations, including Methodist-related Society of St. Andrew, recognize September as National Hunger Action Month and offer resources for churches to get involved.

UMC Health Survey to shape vision

The church's Global Health Initiative is seeking input through a two-phase survey process.

Lake Junaluska confirmation retreats open for registration

Three-day weekend retreats are available for church groups in March, April and November 2015.

Churches urged to prepare
for World Communion Sunday

Resources are available for this special celebration, slated for Oct. 5.

Native American youth leadership retreat
set for Pennsylvania

Native Americans in seventh grade through high school age are invited to attend a four-day training event at Gretna Glen Christian camp. Registration is $70.

Junaluska Intentional Growth Center offers opportunities

The Intentional Growth Center at Lake Junaluska, a continuing education center for clergy and laity, announces programs for the fall.

Council seeking submissions for "weWorship" e-book

Youth and young adults are invited to sumbit faith stories for the project.

UMC Giving website offers connectional giving resources

Find resources for sermon starters, explanations about connectional giving, and more.

Mobility ministry seeks help to meet goal

PET Florida, a ministry founded by missionaries in Penney Farms, is seeking donations and volunteer help to supply 700 mobility units to people in need.

Adam Hamilton to discuss his new book in Orlando

On April 24, the pastor of the largest United Methodist church in the U.S. will lead a discussion based on "Making Sense of the Bible."

SCD offers racial ethnic scholarships

For the 2014 School of Congregational Development there will be a limited number of racial ethnic scholarships available for participants from racial/ethnic groups.

Church council urges Feb. 5 support for gun control

The National Council of Churches USA calls for a national religious call-in day to Congress urging new gun control legislation in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., tragedy.

Church council urges Feb. 5 support for gun control

The National Council of Churches USA calls for a national religious call-in day to Congress urging new gun control legislation in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., tragedy.
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