Rev. Dr. Jennifer Browne asserts, “Listening well changes you. It can change your mind, change your decision-making, even change your life. When you’re asked to listen, really listen!”
The Hebrew word “adovah” translates to both “work” and “worship.” LuAnn Rourke offers two pieces of counsel for how to move forward with worship work in challenging times.
The Council of Bishops has pulled back from its plan to hold a one-day virtual General Conference in May 2021. Council President Cynthia Fierro Harvey says more listening and discernment are ahead.
The Rev. John Hice, superintendent of The East Winds District, recalls words of wisdom from Bishop Ivan Abrahams, spoken in 2007. “I hope that the churches will have big ears.” Listening is still important today.
Multi-ethnic communication begins by actively listening to the different voices and experiences in your church and community.
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Arriving in Manchester two years ago, Pastor Dillon Burns didn’t want “to shake the boat.” Now he and the congregation are finding the courage to engage in healthy conversations.
The Council of Bishops has concluded its meeting and is offering both a pastoral word and prophetic questions about decisions of the 2019 General Conference.
Bishop David Bard has announced four more opportunities for dialogue with him on actions taken at the 2019 General Conference.
Clergy from across The Michigan Conference filled the sanctuary of Midland First UMC last Saturday. It was a time of worship, witness and listening.