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Theology and Education
Dr. David N. Field Photo courtesy of the author.

Book offers clarity on United Methodist doctrine

‘Faith Working Through Love,’ produced by the Committee on Faith and Order, sets the record straight about United Methodist beliefs and how those beliefs shape lives.
Church History
For Halloween, the Virginia Conference communications office has put together an animated video on Facebook that tells the tale of Old Jeffrey. Screengrab of animated video courtesy of the Virginia Conference of The United Methodist Church by UM News.

A spooky John Wesley story for Halloween

Did you know that John Wesley had a ghost story? For Halloween, the Virginia Conference communications office has put together an animated video on Facebook that tells the tale of Old Jeffrey.
Theology and Education
Bishop Scott Jones, who presided over the 12th annual gathering of the Laos Samphan Methodist Church mission in Vientiane, Laos, celebrates Holy Communion on Sept. 1. Members from across the country gathered Aug. 30-Sept. 4 for the first such gathering in Laos since the mission officially started in 2006. Photo by Thomas E. Kim, UM News.

Mission celebrates its first gathering in Laos in 16 years

The event brought together nearly 200 members for the ordination of new leaders, lectures, worship and other celebrations.
Church History
The Methodist Foundation of Ohio hosted clergy and laity on a pilgrimage to Turkey and Greece. Participants were able to follow in the footsteps of Paul and other sites mentioned in scripture. Photo courtesy of the East Ohio Conference.

Video from Turkey, Greece trip

A group of 34 clergy and laity made a nine-day pilgrimage to Turkey and Greece, led by Bishop Tracy S. Malone. Participants walked where Paul ministered in Laodicea, Hierapolis, Ephesus, Corinth and Athens. They also visited cities of five of the seven churches that the disciple John wrote about in the Book of Revelation.

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