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Remarks from Bishops Harvey and Carter to the Judicial Council

Remarks from Bishops Harvey and Carter to the Judicial Council

The Book of Discipline as a “Revelation of the Holy Spirit”:  A Sacred Mission, Our Theological Task and A Way Forward   Remarks from Bishop Cynthia Harvey and Bishop Ken Carter to the Judicial Council of The United Methodist Church on October 23, 2018.*   Bishop Cynthia Harvey: The ...

Bishop Trimble spends time with Africa University students and faculty

Last week, Bishop Trimble paid a visit to Africa University, a United Methodist-supported institution investing in Africa’s future by equipping its leaders through a relevant and faith-based curriculum. The bishop is an active member of the Africa University Board of Directors, and his ...

Indiana Conference takes on Africa University

Indiana Conference takes on Africa University

The Indiana Conference has always been a key supporter of Africa University and has been able to strengthen that partnership by hosting visits to the institution periodically. This week, Bonnie Albert, Coordinator for Indiana Friends of Africa University will help lead members from around ...

Fresh Expressions invite creativity, engage those not in church

Fresh Expressions invite creativity, engage those not in church

What if Church consisted of burritos and free salsa at Moe’s or dance breaks and selfie stations? These holy opportunities are created to provide those who are not in church an interaction with, the Church. Fresh Expressions seeks to reach out to a changing, diverse culture, putting ...

Discipleship Ministries announces new organizational design

Discipleship Ministries announces new organizational design

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Oct. 19, 2018 /Discipleship Ministries/ -- Discipleship Ministries (The General Board of Discipleship) announced a new organizational design today from its office in Nashville, Tenn. The new structure will maximize the agency’s ability to successfully reach its ...

Mark Forrester and Tammy Gieselman join GBHEM’s Division of Higher Education

Mark Forrester and Tammy Gieselman join GBHEM’s Division of Higher Education

NASHVILLE, Tenn., October 16, 2018 – The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) today announced the appointments of Rev. Mark Forrester, D.Min., as assistant general secretary and the Rev. Tammy Gieselman, D.Min., as director of Schools, Colleges, and Universities, both ...

Bushfield announces plans to retire

Bushfield announces plans to retire

The Rev. Dr. James Bushfield, Conference Superintendent serving the Central District, has announced his plan to retire in 2019. Bushfield assumed the role of Conference Superintendent January 1, 2017, and will continue to serve in this capacity through the conference year.  Dr. Bushfield ...

Hurricane Michael response from United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)

Hurricane Michael response from United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)

UMCOR partners are ready to assist response efforts on the Gulf Coast. Disaster Response Coordinators are traveling to affected areas today to begin assessment work. We remind those wishing to provide assistance to please not self-deploy or donate unsolicited items.   We are proud to say ...

Extended Cabinet releases statement regarding A Way Forward

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE We, the members of the Extended Cabinet of the Indiana Conference, are aware of the uncertainty concerning our United Methodist Church. We hear the many concerns and understand the discomfort of these uncertain times. This statement is our collective encouragement ...

Healing happens in community: Laity Day 2018 tackles human trafficking & opioids epidemic

Healing happens in community:  Laity Day 2018 tackles human trafficking & opioids epidemic

Laity Day, Saturday, October 6, focused on ways we all, particularly laity and clergy colleagues, are proactively working to see all the people within our midst. Whether they are battling with addiction, as communities throughout Indiana seek viable solutions to combat the rise of the ...

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