April 10, 2014
(Submitted by Rick McKinley, Director of Congregational Development in consultation with the Board of Congregational Development) (If approved, this will replace the current Appendix R in the Policies and Procedures Manual) “Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.” Hebrews 11:1 The New England Conference has been blessed with many deeply committed lay and clergy leaders who have invested their lives in serving God and making disciples of Jesus Christ for ...
April 10, 2014
(Submitted by James T. McPhee, District Superintendent, Tri-State District) WHEREAS the First United Methodist Church (originally the “Browns Hill Methodist Episcopal Church”) located in South Portland, Maine, has existed for 210 years with a long and proud history of mission and faithful ministry; and WHEREAS in their ongoing efforts to be faithful to God and responsible to their obligations they have had a ¼ time pastoral appointment for several years in addition to maintaining their...
March 27, 2014
This Sunday, United Methodists around the world will go above and beyond our regular giving to extend the reach still further.
March 16, 2014
How do we protect our children, youth, members and staff and create safe spaces for the people of God to grow in their faith and share in ministry and mission?
December 19, 2013
What does it mean to be Christian at Christmas?
December 06, 2013
Possibilities for clergy and laity to save money AND benefit mission and ministry at the same time.