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May - July 2009
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Patrick Hayle speaks with clergy from the Florida Conference’s North East District and a participant of the substance abuse recovery ministry at City Rescue Mission in Jacksonville, Fla. Hayle has served as executive director and CEO of the mission for five years. The clergy visited the mission during their annual retreat. Photo by Erik J. Alsgaard. Photo #09-1197. Accompanies e-Review Florida UMNS #1029, 06/10/09.


City Rescue Mission in Jacksonville, Fla., provides services to the area’s homeless and a residential Christian-based substance abuse recovery program for children and adults. Clergy in the Florida Conference’s North East District visited the ministry during their annual retreat. Photo by Erik J. Alsgaard. Photo #09-1196. Accompanies e-Review Florida UMNS #1029, 06/10/09.




Frances Jennings speaks with the Rev. Rick Neal, superintendent of the Florida Conference’s North East District, during a recent retreat for the district’s clergy. Jennings helped coordinate a visit by the clergy to New Life Inn, a substance abuse recovery ministry of City Rescue Mission in Jacksonville, Fla. Jennings is a longtime volunteer of the mission. Photo by Erik J. Alsgaard. Photo #09-1195. Accompanies e-Review Florida UMNS #1029, 06/10/09.


The Rev. Moses Johnson, pastor of Simpson Memorial United Methodist Church in Jacksonville, Fla., preaches at New Life Inn, a substance abuse recovery ministry of City Rescue Mission in Jacksonville. Clergy in the Florida Conference’s North East District visited the ministry during their annual retreat. Photo by Erik J. Alsgaard. Photo #09-1194. Accompanies e-Review Florida UMNS #1029, 06/10/09.


Volunteers attending an early response team training sponsored by the Florida Conference Disaster Recovery Ministry participate in a teambuilding activity designed to prepare them for their role in helping “survivors be safe, sanitary and secure.” Photo by Pam Garrison. File photo #07-0581.Originally accompanied e-Review Florida UMNS #0678, 05/25/07. Also accompanies e-Review Florida UMNS #1027, 06/05/09.






A member of Covenant United Methodist Church in Port Orange works on a house in Clewiston that was damaged during one of Florida’s hurricanes. He’s part of a United Methodist Volunteers in Mission team from the church that has been working with Community Rebuilding Ecumenical Workforce (CREW), the long-term recovery organization serving Glades and Hendry counties. United Methodist churches in Moore Haven and Clewiston were instrumental in CREW’s start-up. CREW also received a grant from the Florida Conference Disaster Recovery Ministry. Photo courtesy of Covenant United Methodist Church. File photo #08-0950. Originally accompanied e-Review Florida UMNS #0894, 08/01/08. Also accompanies e-Review Florida UMNS #1027, 06/05/09.


Marilyn Swanson, director of the Florida Conference Disaster Recovery Ministry, receives the 2009 Humanitarian Award from Florida Gov. Charlie Crist on behalf of conference staff and United Methodist volunteers across the state for their work in disaster response. CREW (Community Rebuilding Ecumenical Workforce), a long-term recovery organization working in Glades and Hendry counties, was co-recipient of the award, which was given at the Governor’s Hurricane Conference in Miami in May. Photo by Michael Wacht. Photo #09-1193. Accompanies e-Review Florida UMNS #1027, 06/05/09.







The Rev. Joan Carter-Rimbach, senior pastor at First United Methodist Church in Hyattsville, Md., near Washington, D.C., participates in discussion at the final event of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry’s Lead Women Pastors Project. Carter-Rimbach is the only woman of color serving a large-membership church. Photo by Erik J. Alsgaard. Photo #09-1192. Accompanies e-Review Florida UMNS #1026, 06/03/09.


The Rev. Sara McKinley, senior pastor at First United Methodist Church in Coral Springs, takes communion during the closing worship service of the final event of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry’s Lead Women Pastors Project. Photo by Erik J. Alsgaard. Photo #09-1191. Accompanies e-Review Florida UMNS #1026, 06/03/09.


A parament on the altar during the closing worship service of the final event of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry’s Lead Women Pastors Project represents a crack in the stained glass ceiling, with all the colors of the rainbow now flowing down. Photo by Erik J. Alsgaard. Photo #09-1190. Accompanies e-Review Florida UMNS #1026, 06/03/09.






The Rev. Susan Wilhauck shares results from a survey on clergymen and -women serving as senior pastors of large-membership churches during the final event of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry’s Lead Women Pastors Project. Photo by Erik J. Alsgaard. Photo #09-1189. Accompanies e-Review Florida UMNS #1026, 06/03/09.


Building a wheelchair ramp for a local resident is just one way members of Deer Lake United Methodist Church in Tallahassee, Fla., show care and concern for people — a core value many members say drew them to the church. Photo courtesy of Deer Lake United Methodist Church. Photo #09-1188. Accompanies e-Review Florida UMNS #1025, 06/02/09.


Members of Deer Lake United Methodist Church in Tallahassee, Fla., celebrate exceeding the church’s 2007 growth goals and the burning of the mortgage for the church building. Photo courtesy of Deer Lake United Methodist Church. Photo #09-1187. Accompanies e-Review Florida UMNS #1025, 06/02/09.







The Rev. Dr. Larry Rankin (left) translates for then Florida Conference Bishop Cornelius L. Henderson in Habana, Cuba, in June 1997 during the service in which the covenant between The Methodist Church in Cuba and the Florida Conference was signed. Photo by Hubert E. Floyd. Photo #09-1186. Accompanies e-Review Florida UMNS #1023, 05/30/09.



The Rev. Dr. Larry Rankin encourages members attending the 2006 Florida Annual Conference Event to support the East Angola/Florida Partnership. Photo by e-Review staff. Photo #09-1185. Accompanies e-Review Florida UMNS #1023, 05/30/09.


The Rev. Annette Pendergrass (left) prays during last year’s annual conference event with a member contemplating entering the ministry. Members are given the opportunity at each annual conference event to express their interest in pursuing the ministry and invited to pray with Florida Conference Bishop Timothy W. Whitaker and other clergy about that possibility. Photo by Greg Moore. Photo #09-1184. Accompanies e-Review Florida UMNS #1022, 05/29/09.


Services like massages offered during the health fair at last year’s annual conference event help clergy and laity de-stress from the rigors of ministry. Photo by Caryl Kelley. Photo #09-1183. Accompanies e-Review Florida UMNS #1022, 05/29/09.




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