UMC Handbook Available for FREE
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UMC Handbook Available for FREE

The new United Methodist Church Handbook for this quadrennium is available, providing a detailed overview of the denomination’s beliefs, mission, structure and history. The handbook is a free, go-to resource for anyone in search of information about The United Methodist Church and is helpful for leaders and new members. “The United Methodist Church Handbook is … Continue reading

GREATER NJ ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2017
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GREATER NJ ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2017

The Episcopal address by our Bishop John Schol was inspired by James 1:2-4. It gives advice on how to deal with strife – pray and study the scriptures. Strife, stress, and hardships are events in our lives that can be handled by perseverance and endurance. Endurance builds character, character creates hope, hope leads to joy. … Continue reading

OUTBOUND -Changing Ministry
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OUTBOUND -Changing Ministry

Ten of us (from our ―little church), went to the ―OUTBOUND — Day of Evangelism workshops at Bethany UMC in Wayne. This day was sponsored by our Annual Conference. After the Praise Band, guest speaker Paul Nixon gave us a brief description of how hu-mans developed into society, how those societies have evolved and how … Continue reading

PRAYER & PATIENCE
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PRAYER & PATIENCE

People want to know — Does God hear every prayer? Yes. Does God answer every prayer? Yes. God answers one of three ways: yes, no or wait! Oh, did I say “wait”! Yes, I did. You’re probably wondering why God makes us wait. I share the following answer with you that I have taken from … Continue reading

What is Lent?
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What is Lent?

According to Wikipedia, “Lent is a solemn religious observance in the liturgical calendar that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends approximately six weeks later, before Easter Sunday. The purpose of Lent is the preparation of the believer through prayer, doing penance, repentance of sins, almsgiving, atonement and self-denial. This event is observed in the Anglican, … Continue reading

Judy’s Finds #1
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Judy’s Finds #1

Hello, everyone – it’s me, Judy. Each month I will be sharing with you different topics and scriptures. I will share with you what I have learned from the Bible studies I go to, from my devotionals, and also from books that have been authored by men and women the Holy Spirit has given biblical … Continue reading