Global Methodists in a New Year
January is coming to a close, and whether you’ve endured sweltering heat in Australia or frigid winds in North America, the days have bridged us from Epiphany a few short weeks ago to Lent on the horizon mid-February.
Have you sensed God stirring up something new in your heart? Are you alert and watchful for what God is orchestrating in this new season? Are you able to place the past year where it belongs – in the past – and look with rash hope for the new things God is making in your midst?
Let’s take a few moments to check in on each other as we wait for the Holy Spirit to show us the next steps to take into this new season.
Recently WME Executive Director Dr. Kimberly Reisman and Development Director Bonnie Hollabaugh returned from a trip to India. Read more about her experience of the Taj Mahal here.
Nominations for the World Methodist Peace Award can be made here. Follow the link to learn more about nomination criteria and about recent recipients.
In December, the CME Church celebrated its 147th anniversary with a Founder’s Day Celebration.
The World Methodist Council is searching for a part-time Donor Development Officer to collaborate with leaders in meeting the goals of the “Achieving the Vision” Endowment Fund.
On January 21st, the Korean Church of Atlanta held a special community prayer service for peace on the Korean peninsula.
As you sift through your local activities and the global news, as you invest in ministry and note current events, what is the Holy Spirit stirring up in your heart during this season? How will you join the heart of God as God nudges your attention: “See, I am making all things new…”?[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]