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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“I am here today as a harvest of the seeds…”

Camille Roddy reflects on a career path that led her to Lake Junaluska, where she stood on a stage and celebrated in the presence of her mom.

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At the crossroads of a changing community

Park Street UMC once served people in the mill hills of East Belmont. As it celebrates 100 years, the church is adapting to the needs of a changing community.

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Job Opening: Executive Support Specialist

The Foundation seeks candidates with a passion for service, outstanding communication skills and impeccable attention to detail.

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Imagining a future for faith on Woodlawn Road

Leaders of the newly named Woodlawn Community Fellowship see the potential for street-level small businesses to support local entrepreneurs and create a sense of vitality.

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Photos of Foundation happenings

Among recent highlights are a visit from Bishop Ken Carter, and his wife, Pam, as well as a staff retreat at Starrette Farm.

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‘This is the heart of the church’

At Duke Memorial, a renovated ground level space embodies a spirit of hospitality that church leaders see as an essential part of their culture.

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From David Snipes: Navigating today and whatever comes next

In talking with colleagues and friends, I am constantly reminded that we’ve never been “here” before.  Therefore, responses do not come readily.

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Renovation helps App Wesley plan for the future

A renovation at Appalachian Wesley Foundation will enable the United Methodist campus ministry to fulfill its mission well into the future.

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Bluegrass, hot dogs and an extended hand of friendship

See how Inside Out Church gatherings offer a spirit of hospitality to the people of Troutman.

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Meet Otto Harris, pastor…and puppet show host?

See how vision and creativity are happening at St. Mark's UMC in Charlotte's Clanton Park neighborhood.

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“I am here today as a harvest of the seeds…”

For Camille, it was the latest step in a career journey aided by the sacrifices of her mom and the generosity of fellow Methodists.

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Foundation gives thanks for milestone

This summer, the Foundation passed the $300 million mark in total assets, an achievement that reflects the trust and faithfulness of our ministry partners.

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Small church, big heart

After torrential rain pummeled parts of the Southeast, the good people of East Asheville UMC did what they always do: Find a way to help.

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