Friday Aug 29
Journal and Courier
Faith Notes: Week of Aug. 30Faith Notes: Week of Aug. 30Events and...
Faith Notes: Week of Aug. 30 Events and news from local religious organizations.
Friday Aug 29
Brook Park United Methodist Church turns 50
Middle age has been challenging for Brook Park United Methodist Church, which will celebrate its golden anniversary on Sunday, Sept.
Friday Aug 29
The Rochester Sentinel
John P. Zimmerman
John P. Zimmerman, 77, Akron, passed away at 10:25 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at his residence surrounded by his family after being homebound for the last two weeks.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Firefighters battle blaze at Allegheny County church
The blaze was reported at the United Methodist Church in the 600 block of East Warrington Avenue around 4 p.m. Chopper 11 flew over the scene and showed heavy smoke coming from the building.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
United Methodist Church
Officially closed, but open to new ministry
Eight years ago, when it seemed inevitable that Christ United Methodist Church in San Diego would eventually close, the Rev.
The Des Moines Register
Church group sending school bags to Nigeria
A local church is planning to sew more than 2,000 school bags and send them to schools in Nigeria.
The Sampson Independent
Taking the walk
Gilbert Owens has been in the ministry for many years, but he did not experience the real church until he took a special walk.
Support two local churches at the 4th Annual Mission Footprint 5K
Pastor Mike Clingenpeel of River Road Church, Baptist and Pastor Larry Lenow of Trinity United Methodist Church invite you to participate in the 4th Annual Mission Footprint 5K.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
LGBTQ allies gather at Duke Divinity Convocation
Dozens of Duke Divinity School students and faculty gathered at the school's convocation Tuesday morning to show support for the LGBTQ community after an alleged conflict at the school's orientation.
New Orleans students at Southern Methodist University start off their ...
Red and blue and visions of mustangs throughout the home of Kathryn and Jeff Scurlock could only mean one thing: a party celebrating Southern Methodist University.
Liberia: Baptist Missionary Educational Convention Donates to Ebola Patients
National Woman's Missionary Union of Liberia Baptist Missionary Educational Convention on has donated some food stuff to the U Foundation as their own contribution to the foundation's fight against the Ebola virus in Liberia.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Vanderbilt honors founding pastor of Vestavia Hills Methodist, who officiated son's same-sex wedding
Vanderbilt University plans to honor a former Vestavia Hills minister whose church trial for officiating his son's same-sex wedding was dropped earlier this year .
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Asbury Park Press
What's going on in your town?What's going on in your town?Find out...
What's going on in your town? Find out what's happening in Shore area towns. Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1tzmohU "Frozen," part of the Free Summer Movie Series - is scheduled to begin after sunset Saturday at Keyport Waterfront Park.
United Methodist Church
William McElvaney, social justice advocate, dies at 86
The Rev. William McElvaney, a retired United Methodist pastor and seminary president known for social justice advocacy, died Sunday Aug. 24, at his Dallas home.
KCCI-TV Des Moines
Church rolls out shower trailer for disaster victims
The United Methodist church in Colfax is on a mission to pay it forward. A mission spurred by a helping hand the colfax community received a few years ago.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Remembering the Rev. Louis Barth: 'such a wonderful man'
From 1947 to 1993, the Rev. F. Louis Barth served Three Springs; Hicks Memorial, Duncansville; Mill Hall; Catawissa Avenue, Sunbury; Everett; St. Paul's, Red Lion; and Lewistown pastorates in the Central Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
WTHI-TV Terre Haute
Community reacts to Flat Rock homicide investigation
Two major developments were unveiled Friday involving a 'suspicious death investigation' in Crawford County, Illinois.
Religion News Service
United Methodist Church Bishop Speaks Out About Ferguson Crisis
The nation and world are captivated by events in Ferguson, MO. People are hurting and while some are acting in anger, others are reaching out with love and working to bring mercy and justice to that community and around the world.
Hilldale United Methodist Church will commemorate 60 years of ministry on Aug. 24.
Hilldale Methodists to celebrate 60th anniversary Hilldale United Methodist celebrating the 60th anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 24. Check out this story on theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/VLJSnr Hilldale United Methodist Church will commemorate its 60th year of ministry with a celebratory Homecoming on Aug. 24. The church's founding pastor, Ben ... (more)
Cross Roads News
Bishop Holston for Ousley's Men's Day
Bishop Jonathan Holston, South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church resident bishop, will be the guest speaker at Ousley UMC's Men's Day on Aug. 31. Prior to Holston's election and consecration in July 2012, he served seven years as senior pastor of St. James United Methodist Church in Atlanta.