November 13, 2012

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

It's gotta be funny. We were actually stepping on jellyfish! - Leroy Morgan, Freeport, N.Y., on what Hurricane Sandy swept into his home

Bledsoe's next appointment still unknown

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UMNS) - The Nov. 10 decision by The United Methodist Church's top court to reinstate Bishop W. Earl Bledsoe and reverse his involuntary retirement has church leaders still trying to determine what happens next. One bishop described the situation as "new ground."
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Jellyfish add note of levity to destruction of Sandy

FREEPORT, N.Y. (UMNS) - As if the destruction wrought by Hurricane Sandy weren't already overwhelming in the storm's wake, Leroy Morgan of Freeport found himself faced with another astonishing and wholly unexpected phenomenon: jellyfish in his living room.
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Non-traditional worship sometimes comes with fries

LANSING, Mich. (UMNS) - You know you're in a non-traditional worship setting when you overhear the words, "Do you want fries with that?" Chances are, it's Monday night and you're at Grumpy's Diner, a new community of faith birthed out of Sycamore Creek United Methodist Church. If you go to their church website, reports Kay DeMoss, West Michigan Conference, it becomes clear: "One church in multiple locations."
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Young adult ministry director named

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UMNS) -The Rev. James "Trip" Lowery III, senior pastor of Wendell United Methodist Church in North Carolina, has been appointed as the director of young adult ministry discernment and enlistment for the United Methodist Board of Higher Education and Ministry's Division of Ordained Ministry, effective Jan. 7, 2013.
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Discipleship adds evangelism staff member

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UMNS) - The Rev. Heather Heinzman Lear, an ordained elder in the North Carolina Annual Conference, will join the United Methodist Board of Discipleship staff Jan. 1 as director of evangelism ministries.
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