Know your Discipline

From time to time we get questions as to what the Book of Discipline (BOD) actually says and means. This week we focus on the question What happens when someone has a complaint? This is sometimes also referred to as “charges brought against them”. The process for complaint procedures can be found in paragraph 363

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Know what this hat means

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The 70th anniversary of the end of World War II approaches, a global milestone. Journalist and preacher’s son, David Crumm, notes that World War II vets are dying at a rate of close to 500 a day. Now is a time to make special efforts to connect with veterans. And so we share this feature

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When church members scold newcomers

JOSEPH YOO Ministry Matters* One time I went to a friend’s church for a momentous occasion: She was going to be baptized! She had been attending a small, older United Methodist congregation. She chose that church because of all the “grandmas and grandpas” that helped her along her journey. The church loved her because she

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Homeless get haircuts and love

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Cass Community Social Services is one of a number of metro Detroit agencies and churches, including Central United Methodist Church downtown, that offer free haircuts and similar programs for the needy.

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