This course is offered by the Corridor District Lay Servant Ministries Team on November 6th. It will be held virtually (via ZOOM) from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm that day. This session will be facilitated by Ann Huffman. This course will provide participants with a better understanding of a holistic approach to participation in God’s mission to… Continue Reading→
Wouldn’t it be great if everyone had similar ideas and practices? Perhaps not. My family is in the process of planning for a vacation when we all will gather for a week. While in principle this sounds delightful, it practice it isn’t easy. Some of us love the outdoors. However, one member is a mosquito… Continue Reading→
Charge Conferences in the district are off and running. In the meetings already accomplished and in the reports I’ve already read, things are just as I suspected … INSPIRING. The pandemic has forced us into a difficult and trying season. None of us were prepared for the situations we found ourselves in. None of us… Continue Reading→
One of my favorite sites while on pilgrimage in Israel is a stop atop Mount Scopus. Because it is the highest peak of the Mount of Olives (which actually is a mountain ridge and not a singular summit) it provides a panoramic view of the area around it. The peak gets its name because it… Continue Reading→
Clergy – Check your Conference email for an opportunity to participate in theNation’s longest running study of clergy health and well-being. If you cannot locate your survey, you are asked to email email@example.com.Once your survey is completed, you will receive a link to a $50 online gift card.
If you follow the geographical descriptions in the Gospel lection for Sunday (Mar 7:24-37), this would be an appropriate question. Even before you get to what Jesus says and does, the fact that he was in the vicinity of Tyre and then in the region of the Decapolis raises questions about Jesus’ taste in destinations…. Continue Reading→
The following changes are happening immediately regarding Bishop Fairley’s Welcome Service and District Gatherings as well as Charge Conferences. As we continue to monitor the COVID-19 trends, including increases in cases and hospitalizations, and out of a desire to “do no harm” as we look ahead to opportunities to gather across our connection, the Cabinet… Continue Reading→
Admittedly, as I sit down to write this devotion, my mind clings to two engagements that lay before me this week. One is officiating at the Memorial Service of a dear friend and colleague, Madison Hankal. This brings with it a great deal of reflection, gratitude for blessings and the sadness of loss. In crafting… Continue Reading→
This 8 weekly class is structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with serious mental illness while maintaining their own well being. Classes start on Tuesday, September 14th from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm.