Make your ministry announcements better: Tips that boost action
Move beyond simply announcing the who, when and where. Preaching announcements can show people how they can put their faith to work.
How can Care Ministries best support your group?
Thank you for all you do to build and grow community within our church family I would love to learn how we can best care for you and your group members. Please let me know if I could ever meet with you or your class / group in order to: (1) share Care resources with your group / class and (2) learn about what needs in your group / class and how we can help. Please remember -- when people are hurting, ill,…
10 quick tips to fire up your men’s ministry!
An effective men's ministry tells them that your church cares about their interests and needs. It also encourages, promotes and sponsors activities that will attract the male community.
Our Missions Ministry equips disciples of Christ to share God's love through gifts and service, creating hope and sustainable opportunities for those in need In This Issue February 10, 2013 Featuring Chris Cakes of Michigan who will entertain with Pancake Flippin' Fun! Tickets will be on sale in Fellowship Hall, Jan. 27, Feb. 3, and Feb. 10. Family of 4: $25 to the Partners in Mission fund. Please consider making a donation today by clicking below or fill out a deposit envelope at…
What does it meant to be in ministry with*?
With* is a United Methodist campaign to raise awareness, educate, and inspire people around Ministry with the Poor. With*, including their website, provides ...
30-min. Webinar with Bishop Bob Farr: Obvious Wisdom, Tips to Enhance Your Ministry
August 29, 2018 Bishop Bob Farr: Obvious Wisdom, Tips to Enhance Your Ministry 30 Minutes 11:00 a.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Central / 8 a.m. Pacific ...
What Is Stephen Ministry?
Stephen Ministry is the one-to-one caring ministry that takes place in a congregation that implements the Stephen Series. A congregation with Stephen Ministry equips and empowers a team of lay caregivers—called Stephen Ministers—to provide high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care to people experiencing a difficult time in life.
What are the Four Areas of Ministry Focus?
Learn more about the four areas of ministry focus and about how the church is at work in these areas.
Open Table Ministry
Open Table is an active ministry which was founded at PVUMC through a unity of adults and youth, professionals and students to focus on helping hungry and ho...
Not It!: Tips for Working with Volunteers in Youth Ministry
Maintaining a group of great volunteers is one of the keys to success for a youth ministry. Kelly Peterson-Cruse explains how you can build your volunteer core.
How to avoid ministry burnout: Take care of yourself!
Ministry burnout may contribute to obesity, hypertension, depression, even shortened life expectancy. Learn the key steps to staying healthy.
Using Google Trends for ministry » UMC Website Tips
Need illustration ideas? Easily harness the data from billions of search hours to find hot topics, grab attention and foster memorable teaching moments.
Volunteers Invited to Help with Homeless Ministry March 20
Volunteers Invited to Help with Homeless Ministry Feb. 20
10 Reasons Why Men Should Not Be Ordained For Ministry
Regardless where you sit, stand, or wrestle with the issue of women in church leadership, I thought this satirical list was worth sharing for both laughter and even reflection because that’s what good satire forces us to do.
Why Arguments Against Women in Ministry Aren't Biblical
(This is a re-post of a piece I wrote for Beliefnet many years ago, back by popular demand. BW3) Most of you who know me, know that I did my doctoral thesis on women in the NT with C.K. Barrett at the University of Durham in England. My first three published scholarly books were on …
7 awesome ministry ideas for Holy Week and Easter » UMC Outreach Tips
Easter is quickly approaching. If you've been racking your brain for ideas, these tips for engaging your congregation in creative ways require minimal effort and cost.
Pray, bless, support: Ideas and aids for back-to-school ministry
There are many different ways local churches can help students and teachers in their communities prepare for the coming school year.
Digital Photography School
Your First DSLR - now what?! - 9 tips on getting started after you get your first DLSR camera
Top Five Reasons to Volunteer in the Children's Ministry
Maybe you're a parent of young children, and you want a break. Maybe you're a senior citizen and feel as if you have already done your part. Perhaps you are a young adult and feel …