The school year has brought with it the experience of growing closer to the person God has created you to be. The school year brought the gifts of teachers and learning, and ends with a great sense of accomplishment and . . . relief. The school year has been more than learning facts about science … Continue reading End of School Blessing
An Evening with Carrie Newcomer Sacred Stones Ministries invites you to join us at Swallow Hill Music (71 E. Yale Ave., Denver) on Friday, April 7, 8:00 p.m. for a concert by Carrie Newcomer. Tickets are $21 each, with $2 of each ticket going to Sacred Stones Ministries' Scholarship Fund. In case Carrie Newcomer is new to … Continue reading Carrie Newcomer at Swallow Hill – Join Us
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year It’s so odd to me that people make such a big deal out of those words as well as Happy Holidays. They are all nice words. But for some reason a greeting that is intended to bring a smile to our lips and cheer to our hearts can also … Continue reading Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Thoughts
Why do people come to worship? What spiritual and human needs do your church’s worship experiences currently meet? What groups of people in your community are under-represented (or not represented at all) in your congregation? How can you more effectively reach out to include and bless people from diverse backgrounds and lifestyles? If your church … Continue reading Worship for the Whole Community: Training & Coaching Opportunity
Re*Connection Worship for clergy and other servant leaders launched in April, and we have had two worship services so far. This summer we'll offer one family-friendly event, then resume monthly worship in the fall. If you are clergy, church staff, or another servant leader who faces challenges in finding a worship experience and community where … Continue reading Take our survey for Re*Connection Worship!
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