I started my 4th semester at United this week. By the way, our school has a new website. I'm taking Integration, UMC History, UMC Doctrine and Old Testament 2. Lots of John Wesley this semester. Good thing I'm fascinated by his foresight and intentionality in starting the Methodist church.I'm very excited to do my certification … Continue reading New websites, teens and a new dog!
Church renewal program focuses on young clergyRecruiting young clergy is becoming a serious problem for the church.In 1985, there were 3,219 United Methodist elders who were under 35, according to Lovett Weems and Ann Michel’s book, The Crisis of Younger Clergy (Abingdon). In 2007, there were only 876.“Many young leaders I know have considered jumping … Continue reading UMC Young Clergy article in UM Reporter
Sue Nilson Kibbey (Executive Pastor) teachingBuilding a Missional Team - SuePeople want to be a part of something bigger than themselves. The church MUST be giving that opportunity.It's not our job to tell members what God wants them to do. It's our job to set the stage so God can speak to them.20% of the … Continue reading Day 5