May 20, 2016
- Delegates voted to increase budget to boost support of United Methodist theological education in Africa, Asia and Europe.
- General Conference 2016 had requested a review of constitutional paragraphs and past Judicial Council decisions for potential conflict.
- Mountain Sky Area bishop calls on General Conference delegates to “get out of that tomb.”
Congregation mobilized to reduce its carbon footprint
May 20, 2016
In Madison, W.Va., Theresa A. Cocheran compares the impact of receiving a $5,000 Matthew 25 Grant to the story of how Jesus multiplied loaves and fishes to feed more than 5,000 men, women and children with 12 basketfuls remaining. (Matthew 14: 13-21).
“God multiplied the purchasing power of the $5,000 for our ‘Coats for Kinds’ project,” Cocheran explains of a project initiated by Madison Baptist Church’s Mission Board. “More than the estimated 150-200 students K-12 benefited. And we...
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/20/16)—American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) Office of the General Secretary will transition to a different way of handling the Human Resources needs of the organization beginning June 1, 2016. This change comes as American Baptist International Ministries, which used these services, shifts to a consolidated HR function, a part of its organizational restructure as discerned through Responding to the Call.
- Boris is out, Peggy's passed on, the EU's up for debate - will all this change, we need to focus on our certain hope in Jesus.