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Training for Multiethnic Church Planting Scheduled in February

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Jan. 26, 2015 /Discipleship Ministries/ – Training to help congregations learn how to become successful multiethnic places of worship and to help church planters establish new multiethnic churches will be provided at a special two-day program next month in Texas.  Read More

Early Bird Registration Deadline Days Away for YOUTH 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Jan. 19, 2015 /Discipleship Ministries/ – Three-plus packed days of inspiring speakers and top-flight Christian musical artists await youth and youth leaders who attend YOUTH 2015 in June, but the deadline for early bird registration is just a few days away.  Read More

Chuck Knows Church Launches New Show Jan. 12

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Jan. 5, 2015 /Discipleship Ministries/ – Chuck Knows Church is expanding to a new series, and this time Chuck is on a church committee!  Read More

United Methodists in Africa Distributing Ebola Resource

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Dec.19, 2014 /Discipleship Ministries/ – Africans plagued by the deadly Ebola virus are receiving in-depth information about the outbreak in a brochure produced by medical experts at Vanderbilt University and printed by United Methodists in Liberia.  Read More

Scholarships Available for 2015 Wesley Pilgrimage to England

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Dec. 16 2014 /Discipleship Ministries/ – Scholarships are available for commissioned provisional elders and deacons and lay people who want to participate in the 2015 Wesley Pilgrimage to England.  Read More

Book of Worship Resources Now Available Online at No Cost 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Nov. 24, 2014 /Discipleship Ministries/ – Many worship elements included in The United Methodist Book of Worship are now available online at no cost for use by congregations and other worshiping or church-related educational communities.  Read More

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Discipleship Ministries is one of fourteen international agencies of The United Methodist Church, based in Nashville, Tennessee.   Discipleship Ministries has over 150 employees that resource The United Methodist Church in the areas of new church starts, leadership development, Christian education, spiritual formation, worship, stewardship, evangelism, and other areas. […]

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