Georgia Harkness: Trailblazer in Methodist Theology
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Georgia Harkness: Trailblazer in Methodist Theology

(narrator) Born in 1891 and ordained decades before women were given full clergy rights in her church, this Methodist pioneer persisted. Told she could not attend the all-male Boston University School of Theology, she instead earned a Ph.D. and then became the first woman to teach theology in an American …

UMC Abundant Health
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UMC Abundant Health

NARRATOR: We, as United Methodists, are striving for mental, physical and spiritual well-being around the world. Jesus’ mission on earth was inaugurated by healing. We understand that continuing Jesus’ ministry of healing is an important part of living as disciples of Christ. Lifesaving United Methodist health ministries are enriching the …

How Choir Music Shapes Faith
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How Choir Music Shapes Faith

[Sophia Scheel] I like to sing because it makes me happy. [Charles Heimermann] This choir is very talented. [Sophia Scheel] God gave us talents and he wants us to use them. [Elisa Worth] I like that I can lead people in worship through the choir. [Josh Moore] As United Methodists …

5 Ways to Recruit Volunteers: Part 2 of 3
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5 Ways to Recruit Volunteers: Part 2 of 3

NATALIE: Imagine a table filled with presents. Some are small. Others are large. Some are packaged simply with brown paper and twine, while others are colorfully decorated with glittery bows. Which one would you choose? Potential volunteers are faced with a similar experience when choosing a ministry to join. We’re …

United Methodist Beliefs: Is the Bible literal?
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United Methodist Beliefs: Is the Bible literal?

♪ (music) ♪ (Adam Hamilton) So, peopleask me, 'Do you have to read the Bible literally?' And the answer to thatsort of hinges on what part of it you're reading. So, when you read, yougo to the beginning, you read the story of Adamand Eve and the Garden of Eden, …

United Methodist Beliefs: Hell
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United Methodist Beliefs: Hell

♪ (music) ♪ (Adam Hamilton) So, people askme, 'Do you believe in hell?' And the truth is, I don'twant to believe in hell. I don't like the idea of it. But as I think about theidea of hell logically, it seems like ithas to be there. And here's what I …

UMC Missionaries Share Their Lives with Thomas Kemper: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 053
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UMC Missionaries Share Their Lives with Thomas Kemper: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 053

welcome to get your spirit in shape United Methodist Communications and UMC Oryx podcast to help us keep our souls as healthy as our bodies today we're talking with Thomas Kemper about missionaries and how learning more about them can help us grow in our own spiritual lives I'm joy …

Spiritual Gifts Introduction
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Spiritual Gifts Introduction

concerning spiritual gifts brothers and sisters we each have gifts that differ according to the grace given to us to equip the Saints for the work of ministry for building up the body of Christ all gifts are activated by one and the same spirit just as the spirit chooses …