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One Matters Award to Encourage Baptisms and Professions of Faith

NNASHVILLE, Tenn. April 17, 2015 /Discipleship Ministries/ Annual conferences are being encouraged to renew their focus on discipleship, especially at congregations in the United Methodist connection where annual baptisms and professions of faith too often are nonexistent, by honoring churches with the new One Matters Discipleship Award.  Read More

New Church Resource Helps Youth Understand Sexual Identity

NASHVILLE, Tenn. April 9, 2015 /Discipleship Ministries/ – A new resource to help youth struggling with their sexual identity, who are statistically more prone to suicide, is now available as part of the SEX: A Christian Perspective on Our Bodies, Decisions and Relationships series from Young People’s Ministries (YPM).  Read More

Experts to Host Upper Room Call-in Event for Caregivers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. April 8, 2015 /Discipleship Ministries/ – Caregivers who know the joys and challenges of providing care for others will be able to engage in a conversation with two leading experts on caregiving during a live call-in seminar hosted by Upper Room Ministries, a unit of Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church, and the Henri Nouwen Society.  Read More

Aricana Hymnal Project Preserves Rich Musical History

NASHVILLE, Tenn. April 7, 2015 /Discipleship Ministries/ – The Africana Hymnal Project, a multiyear effort to provide music and worship resources from African-American traditions and to identify and preserve the rich history of music forms born out of slavery, is now available for future generations of musicians and worship leaders.  Read More

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