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Symposium to Explore Future of Worship in The United Methodist Church 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Sept. 16, 2014 /Discipleship Ministries/ – United Methodist clergy and laity will join seminary worship professors and doctoral students for a symposium on the Future of Worship later this month to explore what is likely to affect worship for congregations and ministries in The United Methodist Church.  Read More

New Church Planters Gain Networking, New Resources from Road Trip 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. August 25, 2014 /Discipleship Ministries/ – Church planters, who often feel isolated as they work to establish new churches and faith communities , will be more connected and have better resources as a result of a road trip New Church Starts (Path 1) made throughout the five jurisdictions of the United Methodist Church. Read More

Global Young People Adopt Petitions for the General Conference 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. August 14, 2014 /Discipleship Ministries/ – Despite enduring a devastating typhoon, United Methodist young people and adult leaders from 34 countries successfully completed their convocation and legislative assembly in the Philippines and adopted petitions for presentation to the next General Conference. Read More

Back-to-school Resources Available on GBOD Website 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. August 5, 2014 /Discipleship Ministries/ – A collection of back-to-school resources to help congregations and families prepare for the new school year – from prayers and litanies to articles about bullying – are now available on the Discipleship Ministries website. Read More

United Methodist Young People Urge Denomination to Promote Unity 

MANILA, Philippines July 20, 2014/Discipleship Ministries – United Methodist youth from around the world have urged leaders of the denomination to “seek solutions that promote our global unity” and not be divided by issues such as homosexuality. Read More

United Methodist Youth Attending Global Gathering Safe During Typhoon in Philippines 

TAGAYTAY, Philippines July 16, 2014/Discipleship Ministries – Youth and young adults from across the United Methodist connection, as of 7:45 a.m. local time, were safely sheltering in place in Tagaytay, Philippines, during Typhoon Rammasun, locally known as Glenda. Read More

New Youth Resource Explores Sex from a Christian Perspective 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. July 9, 2014 /Discipleship Ministries/ – As youth wrestle with what it means to be Christian and a sexual being, a new resource from Young People’s Ministries (YPM) will attempt to open the door for sixth, seventh and eighth graders for serious conversation, decisions and commitments on the topics.. Read More

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