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Creation Care Christian Observers

November 27, 2019

Soon I will be traveling to Madrid, Spain, to meet with 22 other Creation Care leaders from around the world selected as Christian Observers at the United Nations annual climate conference called ...

Florida’s need for immigration services is acute

Social Justice November 11, 2019

In the 20 years since its founding, Justice for Our Neighbors has opened 17 offices in 15 states, including two in Florida. And, according to the National JFON website, it had its busiest year in 2018, serving 4,395 new clients from 112 different countries.

Apportionments and End of Year Payments

Announcements November 04, 2019

Apportionment payments for 2019 must be received in the lockbox at Regions Bank or paid on line by Friday January 10, 2020.  This is not a postmarked by date but is the last day by which monies must ...

SERVE to show teens their power to make a difference

October 22, 2019

The SERVE Retreats, which are open to middle and high school students from across the state, will focus on local service this year, national service in 2020 and international service in 2021.

Fifteen ways to pray for your pastor

Commentary September 30, 2019

October is Pastor Appreciation Month. One of the best ways we can support our pastors and show them our appreciation is to regularly pray for them. But it can be difficult to know exactly what we should pray for. To help get started, the denomination assembled fifteen areas of pastors’ lives and ministries where they would value your prayers.

Helping Hurricane Dorian survivors

Disaster Recovery September 06, 2019

Many of you and your congregants have been asking how you can help the Bahamas after the devastation of Hurricane Dorian. A Hurricane Dorian fact sheet was sent to your districts Thursday to update them on current activities in the Bahamas and how we, as The United Methodist Church, are responding—both now and over the next few months.

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