WEEKLY DIGEST- Week of December 7, 2014

December 15, 2014

weeklydigestThe 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. MORE JOY, LESS STRESS December 12, 2014 An article from Re-Think Church about enjoying the holiday season more. What are you doing to create more joy, and less stress this Advent/Christmas?   "CONNECT" LAUNCHES ON JANUARY 7TH December 10, 2014 The Western North Carolina Conference is launching a weekly live radio feature on BlogtalkRadio.com in 2015. Each Wednesday at 11:00 AM, there will be a 30 minute broadcast, that will in turn become a podcast. Find out more about "Connect."   COKESBURY SCHEDULES VBS SHOWCASES December 8, 2014 Drew Neill, the Community Resource Consultant for Cokesbury announces the 2015 schedule for VBS Showcases.   WHAT MAKES A MEANINGFUL GIFT? December 8, 2014 Giving cost-free gifts isn’t always about low budgets or Scrooge-like reputations. Instead, freebies can be about kindness, memories, and creativity. Thought-full-ness. Gifts of meaning and not money are bestowed out of gratitude for the difference someone has made in your life, or to make a difference in the life of another.