Kitwana McTyer named president and CEO of Children's Home

On the Move


The Florida United Methodist Children's Home recently named Kitwana McTyer as president and CEO.

Children's Home receives accreditations

On the Move


The Florida United Methodist Children's Home, established in Enterprise, Florida in 1908, recently received national accreditation.

Florida Conference deacon is Emerging Ministry Grant recipient

On the Move


Rev. Marilyn Beecher, a Florida Conference deacon, is one of three recipients awarded a 2016 Emerging Ministry Grant.

Grow and Climb programs focus on reading and math

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Volunteer Florida is currently showcasing Branches, a Volunteer Florida grantee helping students with critical math and reading comprehension skills in Miami-Dade County area.

Just Resolution as an Expression of Restorative Justice

The Bishop's Blog

Ken Carter


When a violation of the Book of Discipline occurs, related to overlapping marks of LGBTQ and Christian (United Methodist) community and identity, we might begin with a question: Who has been harmed?

Johnson named vice president of Advancement for Moscow Seminary

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Dr. Dan Johnson named vice president of Advancement for Moscow Theological Seminary.

Bishop Carter's 2016 Ordination Sermon: The Odor of the Sheep

The Bishop's Blog

Ken Carter


A sermon taken from John 21. 15-19 and preached by Bishop Ken Carter on June 18, 2016, upon the occasion of the licensing, commissioning and ordination of women and men for the ministry of the gospel of Jesus Christ, at the Florida Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church meeting in Orlando, Florida.

Paulette Monroe is new Conference lay leader

On the Move


“For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord…(Jer. 29:11) Paulette Monroe It is indeed an honor to have been elected as your Conference lay leader for the next quadrennium of the Florida Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church.   I understand that one of my primary roles is to advocate for and to be a representative of the laity, working in partnership with the bishop to represent the interests of the laity. I understand that I am to foster the awareness of the role ...

A House Divided

Reporting from Portland

From our delegates


By Rachael Sumner, Lay Delegate: I have received texts and Facebook messages all day asking how General Conference is going and what the mood and attitude is like out here today. I'll be honest. It's been a tough day. This morning Bishop Ough made a statement on behalf of the Council of Bishops regarding the Church's division over human sexuality. If you didn't see it, you can watch it here.

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