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Apply by Sept. 15 to serve in Social Principles consultations

The General Board of Church & Society is accepting applications for participation in a process to revise the United Methodist Social Principles.

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.

Free webinars available on Aug. 7

Tap into a conversation with Rev. Adam Hamilton about what it means to be a Wesleyan Christian and/or get an early jump on ideas for the Advent season.

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.

Catch up on UMC.org stories, devotions and videos

UMC.org makes it easy to catch up on features from the month of July.

Lake Junaluska retreat has concerts
on tap for August

People who like spiritual messages delivered through music should check out these opportunities in early August.

UMCom offers ministry-building tips

Web hosting reviews and ideas for using cell phones in worship are among tips suggested by United Methodist Communications.

Order 2015 United Methodist calendars early for discount

Program calendars with Special Sunday and holiday notations, lectionary readings and more are available from United Methodist Communications.

GBOD offers resource on sexuality for young people

The United Methodist resource for young teens is available online; future efforts will target older teens and young adults.

Wesleyan College offers scholarships

Scholarships awarded to incoming Wesleyan students of the Methodist faith.

Worship Design Studio taking registrations for workshops

Worship planning workshops with Dr. Marcia McFee, a past worship leader at General Conference, are slated for Lake Junaluska, N.C., and Alexandria, La., in September.

Imagine No Malaria launches new website

Check out this revamped site providing opportunities to stamp out malaria through The United Methodist Church.

UMC members invited to take worldwide church survey

The Connectional Table and the Commission on General Conference ask members to participate by Aug. 31, 2014.

Grants for Aging in Poverty ministries available

The application deadline for minigrants from the United Methodist Committee on Older Adult Ministries is Aug. 18.

Ethnic local church grants available; apply by Aug. 10

The General Board of Church & Society is accepting applications for grants intended to strengthen ethnic minority churches working toward social justice.

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

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.

Global Disaster Management Conference coming up

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