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9 hrs ago | Fort Morgan Times

Methodists to present Easter

Mary Magdalene and Jesus exchange looks of trust before the Roman soldiers arrest him for being a troublemaker in the city.

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Related Topix: Religion, Fort Morgan, CO

Mon Apr 14, 2014

United Methodist Church

United Methodists killed in shooting spree at Jewish centers

The deaths of three innocent people - two United Methodists and a Catholic - on Palm Sunday and the eve of Passover are a painful reminder of the sin and tragedy in the world, said President Barack Obama, during the White House's annual Easter prayer breakfast held April 14. The April 13 shooting rampage outside two Jewish centers in Overland Park, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Religion, Roman Catholic Church, Life, Palm Sunday, Holidays, Passover

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Two of Kansas victims grandfather and grandson, belonged to Methodist church

Two of the three victims were a 14-year-old boy and his grandfather who attend the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, church spokeswoman Cathy Bien told the Kansas City Star .

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

O-R Online

Neighborhood stabilization: New lease in more ways than one

Barbara Bailey is enjoying her new home in Washington. Bailey purchased it through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program, administered by Washington County Redevelopment Authority, which renovates foreclosed homes and resells them to those meeting eligibility guidelines.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Washington, PA, Washington County, PA, Religion, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sentinel

Larry Warnemunde

Funeral services for Larry Warnemunde, 76, of St. James, will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at United Methodist Church in St. James.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Methodists rebuilding community centers to serve more needy families in Fort Worth

More than 100 years ago, women of the United Methodist Church in Fort Worth established a "mission" to serve some of the city's most needy residents.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Religion, Tarrant County, TX

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Childers to speak at Canton Lent services

The Rev. David Childers, director of the newly formed Haywood Parish of the United Methodist Church, will preach at the Canton Community Lenten Service of worship, to be held at noon Thursday, April 17, at First United Methodist Church of Canton.

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Related Topix: Religion, Service, MS, Western Carolina University

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Star Press

Rev. James W. Beckley, 76

James W. "Jim" Beckley, 76, passed from his earthly life on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Westminster Village after an extended illness.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Sunherald.com

Ribbon-cutting draws crowd to Biloxi's Moore Community House for women's center

Spring and bubbles were in the air Wednesday at the Moore Community House for a ribbon-cutting and outdoor fair.

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United Methodist Church

United Methodist message: 'Suspend deportations'

Participating in the April 5 prayer vigil in Safford, Ariz., are the Rev. Bob Gilfert, First United Methodist Church, Barbara Haralson, a member of First United Methodist and deaconess candidate, Deaconess Marjie Hrabe from St. Marks' UMC in Tucson, and Rev.

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Related Topix: Religion, Safford, AZ, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Prison

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

The Singing and Praying Bands of Maryland and Delaware bring traditional sacred music to the Calvary United Methodist Church on 4/12

"We're not performers, we are evangelists," is how the Rev. Jerry Colbert introduces the Singing and Praying Bands of Maryland and Delaware , though there is of course always an element of the former in any incarnation of the latter.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Ekklesia Daily News

Heritage, mission and inter faith work top Methodist Church's agenda

The Methodist Council met in Leamington Spa from 5 to 7 April to consider some of the key issues that will be debated at this year's Methodist Conference.

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Related Topix: Religion, United Kingdom, Christian

Mon Apr 07, 2014

United Methodist Church

Black caucus commits to increase advocacy

At right, the Rev. Cedrick Bridgeforth, chair of Black Methodists for Church Renewal, addresses the caucus about plans for its future.

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Related Topix: Religion, Immigration Reform, Prison

Daily Record

Volunteers in Madison pack food for the hungry

In less than two hours, the group packed 10,152 meals for shipping overseas. The effort was organized by Chelsea Jackson, the student assistant pastor.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Ekklesia Daily News

Prominent Methodist leader announces decision to move on

The General Secretary of the Methodist Church and Secretary of the Methodist Conference has announced his intention to step down from his current post in August 2015.

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Related Topix: Religion, United Kingdom, Christian

The Capital-Journal

Native plant sale slated in Lawrence

The Grassland Heritage Foundation will have its native plant sale from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 19 in South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St. in Lawrence.

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Related Topix: Lawrence, KS, Park, KS, Fort Riley, KS, Riley, KS, Religion, Wakefield, KS

Journal and Courier

Anniversary: Don Hancock & Kay Hancock

They were married on April 17, 1964, at the United Methodist Church in Remington, IN.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Examiner.com

Rethink Easter campaign looks past bunnies and eggs

United Methodist Communications has created a series of videos and worship resources to help local churches Rethink Church and reach those who are searching for more than Easter eggs and chocolate bunnies this season.

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Related Topix: Religion, Life, Holidays, Easter

Evansville Courier & Press

East End cleanup, repairs planned Saturday

Hundreds of volunteers will descend on the East End and beyond on Saturday morning for neighborhood cleanup and repair projects involving a host of churches and community organizations.

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Related Topix: Henderson, KY, Religion, Home Gardening, Home

United Methodist Church

Church agency sues over UMCMarket

The United Methodist Church's finance agency has filed a lawsuit, alleging a vendor contracted to promote a program for giving has failed to pay the amount due and is now infringing on the denomination's trademarks.

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