Lake Junaluska announces "Love Your #Selfie" summer youth events

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Area youth groups are now invited to register for Lake Junaluska's 2017 summer youth events. The "Love Your #Selfie" theme was created to inspire young people to participate. This year's events take place between June 11 and July 2.

Children's Home opens new foster care office

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The Florida United Methodist Children's Home recently announced the opening of a new foster care office in Broward County. It's the center's third foster care location serving the state of Florida.

Faithful discipleship in a time of turbulence

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The core of the teaching of Jesus Christ is the Beatitudes. At the heart of these words, which frame the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7), is a reversal of the world’s values. To be a disciple of Jesus is not to be conformed to this world, but to be transformed by the renewing of our minds (Romans 12).

Children's Home awarded $3,500 by Staples Foundation

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Florida United Methodist Children's Home was a recent grant recipient of a worldwide fund initiated by the Staples Foundation.

A Fractured Denomination

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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

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

Children's Home receives accreditations

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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

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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

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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?

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