January 22, 2013

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Open hearts. Open minds. Open doors. The people of The United Methodist Church
Tuesday, January 22, 2013

"I'm honored to have been asked to deliver the message for this service of worship. And, to be honest, "I'm a bit nervous as well. I'm used to preaching before thousands of people each weekend, but I've never had the President of the United States and our nation's top leaders sitting on the front rows." - The Rev. Adam Hamilton of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection on the National Prayer Service sermon.

Hamilton to preach at National Prayer Service

WASHINGTON (UMNS) - The Rev. Adam Hamilton, pastor of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, will deliver the sermon at the National Prayer Service this morning, Jan. 22, at the National Cathedral. President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are expected to attend the service. Hamilton is pastor of the largest church in the United Methodist denomination.
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United Methodist takes National Cathedral post

WASHINGTON (UMNS) - The Rev. Gina Campbell, a United Methodist elder, is the first worship director at the National Cathedral who is not an Episcopal priest, and she believes that was intentional. "I think they knew this would be a departure from what people expect. And from a missional point of view, the cathedral is a house of prayer for all people," said Campbell.
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Chuck Knows Church: The Sacristy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UMNS) - It's probably the most unknown room in the church ... and it also has a secret name! Chuck lets you peek inside where it can smell like flowers and candles. Smile and learn with Chuck in the continuing informative weekly series about the church.
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Lifewatch sets service for Roe v. Wade 40th

WASHINGTON (UMNS) - Lifewatch, the Taskforce of United Methodists on Abortion and Sexuality, will mark the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision by joining with the National Pro-Life Religious Council for its 2013 annual worship service. The service is at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 25 at the DAR Constitution Hall, 1776 D. Street NW.
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