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November 13, 2017

Bishops consider 3 models for UM Church future

LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. (UMNS) — United Methodist bishops are exploring three possible models for the church’s future. Heather Hahn reports. Read the story here

November 10, 2017

Wesley Seminary hosts political theology conference

WASHINGTON — The need for a deeply divided country and church to communicate across that divide was the stimulus for a political theology conference held at Wesley Theological Seminary. The nine presenters and three respondents, along with more than 100 participants, tried to answer the question, “What would John Wesley do in our political climate?” […]

November 9, 2017

Can we value relationships over rules?

ZURICH, Switzerland (UMNS) — Bishop Patrick Streiff, who presides over the Central and Southern Europe Conference, considers the unity of the church to be a gospel mandate. More than doctrinal issues, “what matters in Christ Jesus is faith working through love,” he writes. Streiff’s commentary is part of “Many Voices, One Faith,” a forum for […]

November 4, 2017

Dreaming of unity

MONUMENT, Colo. (UMNS) — The Rev. Bob Kaylor, pastor of Tri-Lakes United Methodist Church, believes that unity among Christians — including in The United Methodist Church — doesn’t depend on denominational structure but on “humility, confession, repentance and surrender.” Kaylor’s commentary is part of “Many Voices, One Faith,” a forum for sharing theological perspectives on […]

November 3, 2017

Way Forward interim report drafted

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Commission on a Way Forward has drafted an interim report to share with the Council of Bishops that emphasizes the need for unity of the church, yet recognizes the different theological understandings on LGBTQ inclusion. Read the rest here

November 2, 2017

In the heart of God, we are one

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (UMNS) — “There is no unity where sacrifice is something only the other guy ought to do,” writes the Rev. James C. Howell, senior pastor of Myers Park United Methodist Church in Charlotte. Howell’s commentary is part of “Many Voices, One Faith,” a forum for sharing theological perspectives on topics of interest in […]

November 2, 2017

Stewardship Month

November is Stewardship month for Trinity Tower UMC. A pledge packet is being mailed to all the membership asking you for your monetary commitment to our regular budget for 2018. During November worship services, there will be a Stewardship Moment shared. We ask members to complete their pledge card and return it to church either […]

November 1, 2017

What is the ‘Communion of Saints’?

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (InfoServ) — Every time Christians say the Apostles’ Creed, they profess belief in the communion of saints. But what does “communion of saints” mean? InfoServ, a ministry of United Methodist Communications, explores that question as United Methodists prepare to celebrate All Saints Day on Nov. 1. Read the rest here! Ask the UMC

October 31, 2017

SPARK RETREAT

This year’s SPARK retreat will be held January 19-21, 2018 at the Sheraton in Station Square. Any youth interested in attending should contact Kelli Taylor. To receive the early bird price, you must sign up before November 5th.

October 31, 2017

Hurricane Relief

Natural Disasters have impacted our world in many ways this Fall. Note that our church is still accepting money for the Hurricane relief efforts through UMCOR.

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