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A Fractured Denomination

The Bishop's Blog

Ken Carter

1/19/2017

In "The Fractured Republic," Yuval Levin writes: “The promise of this era, in cultural terms just as in economic terms, is the promise of diversity and choice. The danger of this era, in cultural just as is in economic terms, is the danger of polarization and division. And the work of maximizing the promise while minimizing the danger—of enabling more of our fellow citizens to live out their own American dreams without losing the essential unifying power of a commonly held American Dream—is a ...


Kitwana McTyer named president and CEO of Children's Home

On the Move

1/5/2017

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


Children's Home receives accreditations

On the Move

1/3/2017

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

12/14/2016

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

On the Move

11/3/2016

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

10/18/2016

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

On the Move

9/2/2016

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

6/28/2016

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

6/23/2016

“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 ...


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