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  • WEEKLY DIGEST: Week of November 23, 2014

    Nov. 21, 2014 The Digest is an easy way to catch up on all of the stories that have been published in the last week. Each story is linked to the original, and there is a short excerpt. You may want to share this digest on your church's website so that they know what has been happening in our conference and beyond.

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  • Why Should I Be A Part (Maybe Even An ACTIVE Part) of PAUMCS?

    Nov. 21, 2014 Connie Moss from Forest Hill UMC in Concord writes about her experience with PAUMCS, and encourages other staff persons from across the WNCC to join her.

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  • Cokesbury Chooses Generosity Over Commericalism

    Nov. 21, 2014 The holidays are quickly approaching and it’s impossible to avoid the clamor of ads promoting Brown Thursday, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday deals. In a retail environment where time with family and friends is almost discouraged, online retailer Cokesbury.com is taking a stand to promote time with loved ones while offering an opportunity to help others at the same time.

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  • Book of Worship Resources Are Now Online

    Nov. 18, 2014 In a note to all of the Deacons on Facebook, Taylor Burton-Edwards announced that all of the UMPH-owned resources in the Book of Worship are now available on the Discipleship Ministries website...

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  • The Village Church Awarded a Grant from The Duke Endowment

    Nov. 18, 2014 The Village Church awarded a Grant from The Duke Endowment to increase church vitality at UMC congregations in North Carolina.

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Events

  1. November 2014
    1. 11/30/2014, 3:30pm
      United Methodist Student Day Sunday
  1. December 2014
    1. 12/06/2014, 7:00pm
      John Gorka in Concert at Providence UMC
    2. 12/07/2014, 2:00pm
      Conversation about the Future of The United Methodist Church
  1. January 2015
    1. 01/04/2015, 3:00pm
      Charlotte Youth Day
    2. 01/09/2015
      Multiply Your Impact: Readiness 360 Training Event
    3. 01/10/2015, 9:00am to 3:00pm
      Multiply Your Impact: Readiness 360 Training Eventa
    4. 01/17/2015, 10:00am to 1:30pm
      2015 Martin Luther King Jr, Celebration
    5. 01/24/2015, 11:30am
      IDK '15
    6. 01/25/2015, 9:30am to 01/28/2015, 9:30am
      The Big Silence
  1. February 2015
    1. 02/03/2015
      Mission to Ministers

Blog

Conference Blog

First Fruit!

By Stephanie Moore Hand

This morning, as I scrolled through the “bright light” of my Facebook screen, I ran across this pretty cool story about Jason Brown. Jason, a former professional fo otball center, who gave up his lucrative football career, to buy a farm, become a farmer, which he knew nothing about and give the first fruits of his harvest back to those in need. Yep! He decided to trade in his cleats; helmet, uniform and NFL paycheck for a farm, a tractor, a couple of silos and some sweet potatoes because he wanted would make a difference in the world. #Seriously!?

Now, in my mind, I can think of numerous ways to make a difference in the world without giving up my million-dollar paycheck, to impact my community and the world. Interestingly enough, I believe, there have been times in all our lives that we too had to ask ourselves this same question, “What is God is calling us/me to leave, drop, redefine, rediscover, change, let go of, give, or look at differently in order to Make Disciples, Follow Jesus and Transform our communities/the world.

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Imagine No Malaria- Advent Resources

Imagine No Malaria has a whole set of resources you can download for Advent. Go to: http://www.wnccumc.org/news/imagine-no-malaria-advent-resources-available

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