A virtual gathering ofYouth Pastors, Leaders, Counselors, and Volunteersfor youth in the 6th grade through 12th grade.Nov. 30th beginning at 7:00 pm Reach out to Chris Eason if you have any questions.
When teaching about Advent, I typically used the three tenses of the mystery of faith in the Great Thanksgiving – Christ has come, Christ is risen, Christ will come again – to provide insight into the nature of this liturgical season. There is the past waiting for the coming of Christ that was fulfilled in… Continue Reading→
Toxic Positivity – this was a phrase I hadn’t heard before, but one that was used in a news story last week. It caught me off guard. I never thought that being positive could prove toxic. I don’t know why this phrase captured my attention, but it became a centering thought during some of my… Continue Reading→
Technology for worship, small groups and giving As the COVID-19 pandemic continued and more churches shifted to or increased their digital ministry, United Methodist Communications began developing a series of Local Church Learning Sessions. All have been developed specifically to support local United Methodist churches during this extraordinary time. New sessions will be added here… Continue Reading→
Faith leaders are by vocation storytellers and story translators. Pastors use stories from the scripture to illuminate issues that communities are facing today and to spur parishioners to imagine and embody the world differently than before. Faith leaders can take a similar approach when narrating the issue of hunger in their communities to break down… Continue Reading→
There is a tension in the celebration of All Saints Day. On the one hand, the term “saint” calls to mind those honored and revered persons in history who have lived as exemplars of faith and faithfulness. On the other hand, many churches will read the names of members who will not be remembered by… Continue Reading→
Benjamin Franklin is often cited as the source for the oft-referred quote, “Nothing is certain except for death and taxes.” I guess if you are a UM pastor, you can add Charge Conference to the list. While I realize there is much to be done to prepare for charge conference, I hope this annual event… Continue Reading→
Find more information on the Corridor Youth Page.
A new online curriculum designed to help clergy develop your leaderships’ understanding and confidence for leading congregations toward growth in generosity. A collaborative work of four general agencies of The United Methodist Church, each session includes: Opening Devotions Videos with discussion questions Case Studies Leader /Mentor Guides Course Support from leading professionals and CEU availability!… Continue Reading→