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[e-Review] Weekly digest #100726

[e-Review] Weekly digest #100726

e-Review Florida United Methodist News Service

July 26, 2010   
News media contact:  Tita Parham*     800-282-8011   Orlando {1199-1202}
Note: This is a digest of articles posted to the e-Review Florida United Methodist News Service website July 19-24. Full stories may be read at:
Churches help youth get summer meals
By Derek Maul | July 24, 2010
A partnership between churches in Keystone Heights to feed youth this summer wasn’t just about food. It was a chance to show the community the Gospel in action.
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Leaders urge patience in meeting Haiti’s needs
By J.A. Buchholz | July 24, 2010
LAKELAND — Six months after the earthquake that killed more than 220,000 people in Haiti, recovery is slow and conditions in many areas remain dire. Despite such circumstances, Florida Conference leaders urged members to “give great care” to the process of helping the Haitian people.
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Commentary: Sanctification and evangelism in global Methodism
An e-Review commentary by the Rev. Jack Jackson | July 23, 2010
The Rev. Jack Jackson says the struggles United Methodists in Florida have with evangelism are similar to those faced by other Wesleyans around the world. And one of the biggest challenges, he says, is clarity about the path to mature discipleship.
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Leaders consider difference between member, disciple
By J.A. Buchholz | July 21, 2010
LAKELAND — Are conference churches making disciples or members? Conference leaders asked laity and clergy to consider that question, and its implications for ministry, during the recent conference session.
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Global Connection Headlines*           
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• Red Bird Mission School to reopen
• Top court takes up membership issues
• Spiritual retreats: Chautauqua resorts offer renewal
• Gulf gives evidence of the land mourning
• Around the campfire
• Looking ahead to years of flood relief, recovery across West Tennessee
• U.S. conferences report declining numbers
• Mobilizing an ‘army’: Youth volunteers tackle projects; befriend clients
• Conferences feature petitions, push-ups
• In the beginning
• Oil spill teaches us scientists are not gods
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