September 2017 – May 2018 $250/9 Sessions – Meetings are once a month for 3 Hours and are limited to 5 participants. Options: 1st Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – noon, 1st Thursday, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., 1st Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – noon Details: Group Spiritual direction is a process in which a group of individuals […]
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PREPARE and ENRICH TRAINING and CERTIFICATION WORKSHOP at Francis Asbury UMC on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Prepare/Enrich is a time-tested comprehensive and user-friendly ministry tool to employ with pre-marital and marital couples. A workshop will be hosted by Francis Asbury UMC on Thursday, May 11th, from 8:00 am until 1:00 pm for ministers, therapists, and church laity focused […]
The Western North Carolina Annual Conference is now accepting nominations for The Harry Denman Evangelism Award for Clergy, Lay, and Youth. (Download bulletin inserts for local churches) The Harry Denman Evangelism Award recognizes a person whose life and ministry exemplifies the teaching of Christ and the Great Commission. Recipients of these awards, nominated by individuals, […]
An invitation from Bishop Leeland: Link to Youtube video. Link to printed invitation is here.
“The Appointed Time” March 23, 2017 Greetings, brothers and sisters, in the gracious name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ: I pray this finds you all well in this first week of Spring – a season known for signs of remarkable change: change in the time, change in the weather, changes around us in […]
Appointment Timeline for 2017 March 27-31 Cabinet meeting – Appointment-making week Week of April 10 District Superintendents will be calling Pastors and PPRC Chairs on the move list to remind them that the DS will be calling them on the afternoon and evening of April 19 or the morning, afternoon, and evening of April 20 […]
Due to weather delays the Conversation with Robert Jones has been delayed to: 4:00 Sunday afternoon March 12 at the Blue Ridge District office.
Etowah UMC is looking for a person to help develop and lead a vibrant, comprehensive Christian Education program. Elements of such a program include, but are not limited to: Children, Youth and Young Adult Ministries, Spiritual Formation (Nurture), and Senior Care/Visitation. For a complete announcement click here for a pdf version.
Monday, February 20, 2017 The Climb O Lord, Even as we struggle And groan under this crust of frozen earth Your steadfast love measures each step. Lead us as we re‐imagine Transformation Balanced within Unity, New forms Living in Holy Places. As we climb mountains, And the air grows thin, May we be reminded to […]
Praying Our Way Forward on February 19, 2017 You are our life, O Lord. Receive our prayers, offered not only in words but also in spirit, by which we come asking, seeking, and knocking for our hearts’ desires. Grant comfort to all who hope in you. We give you thanks for the gift of your […]
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