ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire (UMNS) — An international group of United Methodist leaders heard more details on three possible models for how the church ministers with LGBTQ individuals. Three participants in the Commission on a Way Forward briefed four denominational leadership bodies holding a joint meeting in this western African country. Heather Hahn reports. Read story […]
The Outreach Coordinator (Mary) for the Penn Hills Senior Center stopped by recently. There are many services and programs offered through Penn Hills and the Department of Aging that many people may not be aware of. Some of those services are: ACCESS, OPT, Living Wills, Free Wills, medical needs, including PACE, shopping needs, counseling, home […]
Penn Hills Clergy Association is sponsoring two special discussions based on writings from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Letters From a Birmingham Jail. These letters were compiled during a time when Dr. King wrote about issues similar to those facing our world today. Our discussion time will focus on reaction and how the writings apply […]
Our church holds Confirmations classes every two years for youth who want to become a member of the church. The pastor is in the process of putting together the plans for the Confirmation experience which will be held in winter/spring of 2018. A youth who is in 6th grade or older is invited to consider […]
Due to a flood happening where The Bridge Church usually worships, for January and February, our church will share our facility with this church family. The Bridge will be use our Fellowship Hall area to gather and worship on Sunday mornings from 10:30 – 11:45am. We welcome our neighbors for these next few months.
WASHINGTON — A new weekly devotional guide for 2018, “In Times Like These: A Pan-African Christian Devotional Guide for Public Policy Engagement,” honors the 50th anniversary of the martyrdom of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and the rise of the Poor People’s Campaign. United Methodist Women is among the partners supporting this downloadable resource […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (InfoServ) — In their baptismal vows, United Methodists commit to “renounce the spiritual forces of wickedness, reject the evil powers of this world” and “resist evil, injustice, and oppression in whatever forms they present themselves.” InfoServ looks at the biblical and baptismal history behind the renunciation of evil, in the latest installment of […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The United Methodist Board of Higher Education and Ministry has opened scholarship applications for college, university and seminary studies in Fall 2018. You need only to submit one application per year. That application will be screened for all possible eligible programs. The applications are due by March 7. Learn more here!
MADISON, N.J. — As the Reformation’s 500th anniversary draws to a close, the Rev. Alfred T. Day III reflects on what Wesleyans add to the reformers’ legacy. The reformers had five principles — Scripture alone, faith alone, grace alone, Christ alone and the glory of God alone. Day, the top executive of Archives and History, […]
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