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Hartsville Cooperative Parish pools gifts from four churches for collective good
Two years in, the ministry experiment is thriving, its leaders and members invigorated with the plethora of creative ways to reach and love others in the name of Jesus Christ. By Jessica Brodie.
Churches contemplate discernment as March 1 deadline nears
Some United Methodist churches in South Carolina are contemplating separating from the denomination this month after conference leaders announced a Local Church Discernment Process. By Jessica Brodie.
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Be the church—stop fighting about it
No matter what we choose, what church denomination we worship in, whether we call ourselves “United Methodist” or “Global Methodist” or “Baptist” or “Presbyterian,” at the end of the day, we have a far more important title: Child of God. And we have a far bigger responsibility that needs to be claiming our attention: going beyond ourselves to either tell people about Jesus or do good things in Jesus’s name. By Jessica Brodie.
The Advocate Press Resources & Books
Prayer Changes Us
Many of us are accustomed to hearing how prayer changes God’s mind or life’s circumstances. But what about how prayer changes us? The Rev. Dr. Ted Goshorn teaches how we can learn to better understand the heart of God through deep, focused, habitual prayer that changes us.
The Sacred Year
The Rev. Dr. Lyn Pace explores how the Christian liturgical calendar can be another way for us to keep time—sacred time. Combining the major seasons of the liturgical year with contemplative practices that connect to that season, Lyn invites you to discover a new way to look at time that helps you live with deeper intention and connection.