Why Deacons? | by Rev. Kerry Greenhill | Sacred Stones Ministries

United Methodist Deacons Celebrate 20 Years of Servant Leadership

In 1996, the General Conference of The United Methodist Church changed our denominational understanding of the diaconate, creating the Order of Deacon as a second path within ordained ministry. This year, we celebrate 20 years of clergy leading ministries characterized by Word, Service, Compassion, and Justice. The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry created … Continue reading United Methodist Deacons Celebrate 20 Years of Servant Leadership

Thoughts from a Pastor – Rev. Bich Thy (Betty) Nguyen

As a solo pastor serving half time, at what is considered a small congregation, I quickly learned that although we are small and cannot have multiple staff members, we still deserved quality Christian Education for our children and their families.  Many Sundays with more than half of our congregation consisting of children and youth, we … Continue reading Thoughts from a Pastor – Rev. Bich Thy (Betty) Nguyen