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AC2015 Recap: Becoming Disciples God Can Use

By Jessica Brodie. Imploring the risen God to transform our hard hearts into hearts of love and caring, no matter our trials, Bishop Jonathan Holston preached the opening worship service of Annual Conference, kicking off five days of celebration, fellowship and holy conferencing.

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AC2015 Recap: Becoming Disciples God Can Use
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Conference approves anti-bullying resolution

By Jessica Brodie. Annual Conference approved a resolution to oppose bullying in all its forms and to create a safe space for all children of God regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, culture, citizenship, socio-economic status, gender identity, sexual orientation and physical or mental ability.

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Conference approves anti-bullying resolution
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Stop Hunger Now: Helping Uganda one meal packet at a time

By Jessica Brodie. Hundreds of meal-packers gathered during Annual Conference for a massive conference effort to fight back against hunger. Donning gloves, hairnets and a passion for hunger relief, the volunteers packed 285,000 meals, which have been sent to Uganda courtesy of international hunger-relief organization Stop Hunger Now.

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Stop Hunger Now: Helping Uganda one meal packet at a time
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Ordination: Say yes to God

By Jessica Brodie. Even when we’re tired, even when going where He sends us would be difficult to do, keep on saying yes to God. That was the word from Baltimore-Washington Conference Bishop Marcus Matthews, who preached the ordination and commissioning service at Annual Conference.

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Ordination: Say yes to God
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Amazed by God

By Jessica Brodie. Calling on Christians to spark a flame of wonder, love and passion in youth and young adults, the Rev. Jonathan Tompkins preached the Tuesday night worship at Annual Conference celebrating young adults and service.

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Amazed by God
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Remembering the ‘balcony people’

By Jessica Brodie. Calling them “balcony people”—the kind of people who affirm, encourage and cause us to be better than we ever could be on our own—Dr. Tim McClendon lifted up the 34 souls who joined the Church Triumphant over the past year.

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Remembering the ‘balcony people’
Editor's Views June 15, 2015 posted by

A way to help all our children

By Jessica Brodie. Every 60 seconds, a child dies of malaria. In the time it takes you to read this editorial, a small, precious, vulnerable child, who Jesus Christ himself charged us to protect, will die from a disease that is preventable, treatable and beatable—if only there were enough money and resources.

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A way to help all our children
News May 26, 2015 posted by

AC2015

By Jessica Brodie. With a passion for “Becoming Disciples God Can Use,” United Methodist clergy and laity are gearing up for an Annual Conference this month that includes a massive Stop Hunger Now meal-packing, election of delegates to General and Jurisdictional conferences, resolutions on highly controversial issues and more.

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