Clergy

Church Leadership
The Rev. Dr. Tori Butler. Photo by Dominque J. Allan, Create It Photography, LLC.

Hollering for Change: When it all falls down

“If you live life long enough, you have a moment when it all literally falls down,” writes the Rev. Dr. Tori Butler. She shares the time this happened to her and how she got back up.
Church Leadership
The Rev. Bryant Phelps speaks as part of a young clergy panel at “Space at the Table: Conversations of Hope for the UMC Future.” The Nov. 16 event was at Dallas’ Lovers Lane United Methodist Church. Photo by Sam Hodges, UM News.

Finding ‘God’s next’ for United Methodism

Hundreds gather in Dallas and online for “Space at the Table: Conversations of Hope for the UMC Future,” an event prompted by the pandemic and local church disaffiliations.
Faith Stories
The Rev. Telley Lynnette Gadson speaks while taking part in a four-city wellness and education tour organized by Strengthening the Black Church for the 21st Century titled “Build a Better You.” Photo courtesy of the South Carolina Advocate.

Pastor shares health journey to inspire others

People with weight issues should take charge of their own health in order for God to use them as God needs. The Rev. Telley Lynnette Gadson spoke during a four-city wellness and education tour organized by Strengthening the Black Church for the 21st Century titled “Build a Better You.”
Violence
The Rev. Dr. Tori Butler (right) speaks with the Rev. Dr. Jalene Chase, former Metro Transit police officer in Washington and current pastor of Goshen United Methodist Church in Gaithersburg, Md., about practical ways clergy can maintain their safety. Screengrab from ZOOM via YouTube by UM News.

‘You can holler for your safety because you matter’

The Rev. Tori Dr. Butler interviews the Rev. Dr. Jalene Chase about how clergy can ensure their own safety in challenging situations.

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