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Why Do We Do?: The Apostle's Creed

The Apostles’ Creed’s creation is less clear than other creeds; however it’s earliest form was found written in a letter  written by the Council of Milan in 390 A.D.  259 more words


Why Do We Do?: Baptism

Baptism is considered the rite of passage into the Church universal.  It is the moment when your past is re-presented and your future is presenting itself to God.    192 more words


Why Do We Do?: The Holy Eucharist

The Holy Eucharist, also called Holy Communion or  Communion, is the remembrance  and celebration of the Last Supper.  Jesus took bread, broke it, and said “This is my body broken for you.”  and took the Cup of Redemption and said “This is my blood shed for you.”  The elements used are bread, whether loaf, or gluten free wafers, and in the chalice or small cups are grape juice or wine. 169 more words


From An Aspiring Pastor During General Conference

I’ve been wanting to write a post about General Conference for a while, but have not been able to find the correct words to express what my experience has been like, watching General Conference for the first time. 1,329 more words


A Brief Overview: United Methodist

The Methodist Church is one of community and acceptance.  Founded by John Wesley, an Anglican priest, the Methodist church has strong Anglican roots, and this is shown in the Church.  139 more words


General Conference 2016

There has been fire and lots of wind in the first week of the 2016 General Conference of the United Methodist Church. The General Conference is the top policy-making body of The United Methodist Church which convenes once every four years. 541 more words


Three Roads Ahead for the UMC #UMCGC

There is no other issue in the UMC that has as many people fighting as the one on human sexuality. There are more proposals to GC2016 regarding human sexuality than all the other proposals combined! 671 more words