Circle of Care - Special Sunday, December 18, 2016

Make Advent a countercultural experience

article from the Nov.- Dec. 2016 Interpreter magazine

Rev. Carol Cook Moore offered these ideas while serving as assistant professor of worship and preaching and chapel elder at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington. Today, she is senior pastor at First UMC in Alva, Oklahoma.
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Sermon ideas for the new year

As people make resolutions for the new year, many decide to pay more attention to their spiritual life. Consequently, churches see an attendance spike at the beginning of each year. Maximize the impact of your service with these great sermon ideas.

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H.O.P.E. for a Changing Church

The core process of every local congregation is to offer H.O.P.E. to the community it serves.This is not a new program, but rather a systems approach to discipleship.Come learn and think about these very important issues in our church today.
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All necessary forms for charge conference will be found through the Formvite link the church will receive from their district office. Churches will use one consolidated form plus the Quick Minutes form to submit all of their information. Contact your district office administrator for information on Formvites training dates and locations.Your district administrators contact information is provided under the “About” link Administrative Services staff.

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2016 Charge Conference Resources



These forms are not a part of charge conference and are to be turned in apart from charge conference. Each district gives its churches and clergy instructions on the due dates for turning in consultation forms. Contact your district office for this information.

Consultation Forms (profiles)