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2009 News and Features


Digital camera; viewfinder 2009 Photo Gallery
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Northern Europe Congregational School Off to a Great Start!

Global Ministries News, in English

Menighetsskole med flott start!

in Norwegian on metodistkirken.no


School of Congregational Development 2009United Methodist Church Goes Global in the USA

by Elliott Wright
8/10/09: The United Methodist Church in the United States has an increasingly global look and sound--a reality clearly evident at the 2009 School of Congregational Development


Pastor Rathod celebrates communion at Emmanuel Church in EvanstonMultilingual Church Seeks to Unite People in Faith

by Elliott Wright
8/2/09: Emmanuel United Methodist Church teaches valuable lessons about faith, hope, and love in and beyond the church.

Mary McLeod Bethune with girls from the Literary and Industrial Training School for Negro Girls in DaytonaWomen as Christian Evangelists:
An Often Hidden History

by Elliott Wright
8/1/09: The zeal and success of early women leaders reminds us that evangelism "goes beyond preaching as proclamation."


Equiping Leaders to Train New Leaders.United Methodists Plan Church Growth Academies in West Africa

by Elliott Wright
8/1/09: Events to equip, empower, and strengthen new leaders are scheduled this fall in Cote d'Ivoire and Sierra Leone.

Bishop Bruce R. OughBishop Says a "Theology of Being in Mission" Necessary to Develop Strong New Congregations

by Elliott Wright
8/1/09: Bishop Bruce Ough discussed the relationship between strong congregations and "extending reign of God."

Rev. Dr. Cecilia Harris is pastor of St. Matthew United Methodist Church in Chicago. Preacher Tells United Methodists To Stop Acting "De-powered"

by Elliott Wright
7/31/09: The Rev. Dr. Cecilia Harris' message of hope and determination brings some to their feet & others to their knees.

Rev. Dr. Jaceye Warner is a Duke University professor.United Methodist Church Developers Urged to Learn from Their History

by Elliott Wright
7/31/09: The Rev. Dr. Laceye Warner opened day two of the 2009 School of Congregational Development with a lively wake up to Wesley.

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