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Why Not?

posted on November 11

Why Not? By Rev. Alexis Coleman   In Church Planting Bootcamp they tell you to write an elevator speech. Here’s mine: What do you do with a closed church building in a town without a shelter for ...
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Outdoor Hanging of the Greens

posted on November 01

by Rev. Susan Ewing Of all the Advent preparations, one of my favorites is the Service of the Hanging of the Greens. Almost instantly, the sanctuary is a beautiful transformation of red ribbons, ...
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Fall 2020 Clergy Development

posted on September 03

Fall 2020 Clergy Development Opportunities Learning is a lifelong process. Clergy have a responsibility to continue to grow in their faith, knowledge, and skill. Local church Staff-Parish teams are to...
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Uwharrie Grants and Resources Team Adds Application Date

posted on August 26

If you have dreams for ministry in this uncertain time, the Uwharrie District Grants and Resources team is here to help! Due to the many challenges the pandemic has created for ministry, we are ...
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SWAT (Strengthening Witness And Testimony)

posted on August 25

A SWAT team is employed for a short-term purpose and focuses all resources to accomplish a specific goal. The purpose of the Lay Servant Training SWAT Team is to have a concentrated effort to ...
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2020 Charge Conference Instructions

posted on August 13

It is time to prepare for the annual charge conference meeting for your church or charge. The Uwharrie District staff hope that you will find the information here helpful as you complete this ...
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Speaking and Preaching for Ministry

posted on August 13

Are you on the lay reader rotation at your church? Do you want to be? Do you sometimes make announcements during worship? Do you feel led to preach or share the Gospel in a group setting? Do you want ...
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Table of Grace in the Season of COVID

posted on July 27

By Rev. Kari Howard This season of life and ministry has helped me to see Elijah’s story in a whole new light. He was called to stand up to difficult challenges and act on God’s word. He had to speak...
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Fall Listening and Reading Group: Racism, Spirituality, and Christian Discipleship

posted on July 24

Purpose: To foster conversation and engagement with others around Racial Justice and Healing To deepen our prophetic witness as Christian disciples and congregational leaders To expand our knowledge ...
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Uwharrie District Resources for Church in a Pandemic

posted on May 13

Uwharrie District staff will update this resource list as we come across helpful information. We hope that in providing this list, you can easily find what might be helpful for you and your context, ...
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Seagrove UMC Receives Reynold's Foundation Grant

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Seagrove UMC applied and received a grant from The Reynold's Foundation. The $1000 funds assisted in mission outreach to their local community.   On July 14, Pat ...
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