Innovation - Videos Articles


A Few Words on Innovation: Rev. Ryan & Tami Canaday

10/14/2021
What does it take to reach addicts with the love of Jesus? A willingness to share your brokenness—and maybe a little coffee, too. Here's an interview we did with Rev. Ryan and Tami Canaday of FREE Spiritual Community and Wagon Coffee Roasters.  

A Few Words on Innovation: Paul Reissman, Mystic Winds

8/3/2021
Check out this interview with Rev. Paul Reissman of the Michigan Conference about his ministry, Mystic Winds.     

A Few Words on Innovation: Sacred Ale & Blue Ridge Hope

6/15/2021
Check out this interview with Travis Smith of Salem UMC in Bostic about his innovative ministries to serve the community in the Blue Ridge District.     

A Few Words on Innovation: Still Waters Landing

6/8/2021
Check out this interview with Bryan Wilson with the Hickory Stand and Oak Forest charge about their innovative food-and-faith-based ministry to serve the local community in the mountains of Western North Carolina.    

A Few Words on Innovation: Community Yoga

6/1/2021
Check out this interview with Dawn Lynch of West Church in Mooresville, NC about their Community Yoga Program.   

A Few Words about Innovation: A Few Words with Mark DeVries

3/23/2021
What's the first thing to know about innovating in your ministry context? Rev. Meg Gaston spends a few minutes with our colleague Mark DeVries of Ministry Incubators to learn some of the tools and tips he's picked up along the way.   Innovating in the WNCC? Let us know! Visit Innovation - Connect (wnccumc.org) to tell us you're out there!