Leigh Rogers

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Harriett Jane Olson Reflects on #gc2012

Harriett Jane Olson, the top executive of United Methodist Women, shares her thoughts on how to rethink the church’s structure in light of the failed support for restructure proposals at General Conference 2012.

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GC2012 End-of-Day Prayer, May 2

Last night’s closing prayer after evening worship, adapted from the Book of Uncommon Prayer 2, was on “Sleep.” Closing worship is the last order of the day, and upon leaving worship we get ready to sleep, and prepare for the next day: God, it’s okay to close our eyes. Everything that is here today will …

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GC2012 End-Of-Day Prayer, May 1

United Methodist Women continued to gather for and end-of-day prayer after the evening worship of General Conference. For Tuesday, May 1, the evening prayer was about “Family.” From The Book of Uncommon Prayer 2, it states: God of Love, thank you for this family. We don’t all have to live under the same roof to be …

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Remember the Children Living in Poverty: Cornerstone Family Ministries

As adults discuss and make policy for The United Methodist Church at the quadrennial General Conference, Cathy Capo Stone, executive director at Cornerstone Family Ministries in Tampa, Fla., site of this year’s General Conference, reminds us to not forget the impact of church work on the inner-city children whom she …

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GC2012 End-of-Day Prayer, April 30

We’re back from the weekend with legislation, voting, plenaries, worship, and all things General Conference! As part of United Methodist Women MeetUps, we gather every day 5 minutes after evening worship to center and reflect upon the day. All are welcome to join us! We meet by the West Hall. …

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