Foundation plans new initiatives for 2022

Included in the budget is a 10 percent tithe of income to the WNC Conference for approximately $184,000, an expression of gratitude for the Conference’s role in our growth.

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In post-COVID 19 world, pastors see new realities

Pulling off a successful Sunday morning is a lot more complicated than it used to be. Pastors have to engage people in the pews while also devoting attention to online worshippers who bring their own preferences and expectations.

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Once struggling, Methodist camp sees bright future

Financial troubles left Mount Shepherd on the brink of closing. But with God's grace, committed leadership and a timely land conservation pact, a remarkable turnaround has occurred.

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Meeting social needs, modeling God’s message of hope

Scott Osterberg and a team at New Story Church are finding ways to serve neighbors and work toward justice in a place called Waughtown.

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Stained glass finds new life as churches merge

Crews are removing the stained glass at Mouzon/Selwyn UMC as part of a preservation effort before the building is torn down.

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In Surry County, this cupboard is stocked with heart

Students, faculty, staff and community members are welcome to take what they need from the pantry and donate what they can so others can be helped.

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How a Hickory church is taking on the digital divide among local students, seniors

The church provides after-school tutoring, computer lab space and take-home meals for students at Southwest Elementary School, a nearby Title I school.

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Job Opportunity: Program Support Specialist

Join our team! You'll work with the Director of Reynolds Ministries and Programs and the Director of Client Relations to enhance our mission as a ministry of the Church, for the Church, throughout western North Carolina and beyond.

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Pastor finds Advent wisdom in music of the Beatles

Rev. Morris Brown turned to four guys from England for a little help in crafting his Advent message to the people of Christ UMC.

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How a 180-year-old church adapted to stay vital

Creative ministry has helped to sustain, and even grow, the congregation of First UMC in Asheboro at a time when many older downtown churches are struggling.

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Foundation welcomes Amanda Goedert

Amanda joins the staff as executive support specialist.

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Insights from a pro: Ways to optimize your church’s year-end giving

An increasing number of churches are utilizing the Foundation to facilitate gifts of stock from their members. With end-of-year giving fast approaching, here are some important things to consider.

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Foundation plans new initiatives for 2022

Blessed with a strong financial performance and the faith and trust of our partners, Foundation board members approved a 2022 budget that funds a number of church-building initiatives.

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Harley Dickson remembered for generous spirit

Foundation President David Snipes and board member Wanda Musgrave were among those who commemorated the life of Harley Dickson at a memorial service on Saturday, Nov. 6.

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Expansion makes it ‘easier for the community to be part of us’

An expansion and renovation has enabled Harrisburg UMC to embrace its role as a community gathering place.

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In post-COVID 19 world, pastors see new realities

In a "both/and" world, pastors have to engage people in the pews while also devoting attention to online worshippers who bring their own preferences and expectations.

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