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Discipleship Adventure: Share

Below are the most recent resources to help you Share the Adventure.

Seek the 'Deep Middle'
The Rev. Rod Miller encourages leaders to discover 'the Deep Middle' that sacred, in-between place of our soul's deepest longings.

Grace infuses us with the nature of God
Rev. Mark Teasdale explores how United Methodists live out grace in holiness.

Viewpoints: Church finds unity in grace
In an historic meeting Christians celebrate God's gift of sanctifying grace.

Society ensures Scripture not lost in translation
The Maryland Bible Society builds on 200-year tradition of sharing God's Word.

ESL classes create community with outreach
Learning, laughter and shared victories are the touchstones of Foundry UMC's ESL program.

BWC delivers nets, saves lives
10,000 insecticide-treated nets were distributed in Zimbabwe this summer.

Manidoken campers give to missions
Campers at Camp Manidokan added to their learning and growth experiences by giving to someone they’d never met.

'God got my attention,' young adults say
A team of area young adults discover they are Christ's hands on a trip to South Africa.

Mission event invites all to God's table
Food and faith were the focus of this summer's School of Christian Mission.

Parking lot ministry opens
Rockville UMC and Manna Food Center began a new partnership Aug. 3 with a ribbon cutting ceremony in the church’s satellite parking lot.

Group sews dress for Africa
Women at Galesville UMC sew dresses for children in africa as part of a community mission project

Church takes barefooted steps to aid the poor
Members of St. Paul's UMC worshipped barefoot as they gave up their shoes to those need

Women's biker club delivers bears and hugs
The Sisters of Chrome and their leader, Chaos, partnered with Back River UMC to bring stuffed bears to area children.

Church votes on constitution
The Results are in!

Local churches share stories of discipleship
Sharing succss stories and best practices was at the heart of the Discipleship Report

Deepening your effectiveness
Training provides keys to church growth

Fire, Faith, Fruits: Celebrating the Gentile Pentecost
The Rev. Mary Jo Sims reflects on the power and promise of Acts 10.

Society celebrates 200 years
Maryland Bible Society celebrates bicentennial

Bishops to renew 'In Defense of Creation'
Bishops seek to renew 'In Defense of Creation'

Fire, Faith, Fruits: It's time for us to go to Galilee
An Easter reflection: It’s time for us to 'go to Galilee'

Daring to proclaim God's love
The Rev. William Chaney Jr. challenges United Methodists to share God’s story

Church could provide framework for confessions
Public apologies today seem like a dime a dozen. What does the church have to teach society about the fine art of saying “I’m sorry”

UMs take stand for justice
Sandra Ferguson notes that the fight to repeal the death penalty has attracted many United Methodists speaking out for justice

Rediscovering the Sublime
Art at area galleries provides an exquisite glimpse into the Word of God

The strange case of divine forgetery
The Rev. Ken Humbert reflects on God, memory and forgetfulness and faithfulness

Adventure: A recipe for Church growth
Resources to equip churches as they build their congregations and discipleship

Thousands of youth search for Christ at ROCK
ROCK draws thousands to Ocean City

Center creates new insights
Lewis center grows chuches with strategic insights

Be the Change: United Methodists offer hope and unity
UMs gather for service and worship during the historic inaguration weekend.

Finding faith in ‘in-between time'
Ordinary time in the Christian calendar offers opportunities to discover the extraordinary.

Adventure: Bearers of the Word
Exploring evangelism through a prism of extravagant generosity

Dysfunctional deists limit God
Matt Poole reflects on what's possible when we remember that God is present

Adventure: Peace to bring healing
Peace, Love, Joy and Hope light Advent's path along the way to Christ's birth

be the change: Churches gear up for inauguration
With more than 4 million visitors expected in D.C., local churches are gearing up for a meaningful welcome

Inauguration 2009: a time to serve, study and pray
The Rev. Dean Snyder reflects upon the upcoming inaugural activities and how this event can provide opportunities for reflection and renewal

Small churches provide unique and hopeful welcome
Rev. Lewis A. Parks explores the different kinds of people who are attracted to small churches.

Rethinking Church
New media campaign aims at getting people to 'rethink church', Larry Hollon says.

'It's believing that allows us to see'
The Rev. Norman Obenshain explores the story of Moses asking to see God’s face at Mount Sinai.

A trip to Turkey opens promptings of the Spirit
The Rev. David Wentz discovered a rich faith and interesting possibilities for discipleship on a recent trip to Turkey.

United Methodists thrive in between varying shades of gray
The latest results on the U.S. Religious Landscape survey, form the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, show a society and church rich in “generous orthodoxy.”

The Discipleship Adventure comes home
Mt. Zion UMC introduces the Discipleship Adventure with surprising results

The Wall: In Jayyous, dreaming of flight
David Hosey of Baldwin Memorial UMC writes home with wit and wisdom from Jerusalem.

Bible study drives transformation
The Rev. Dred Scot takes the Bible into a garage in Dundalk and finds unexpected results there.

Leadership should embrace the Spirit
Sandra Green explores what it means to follow Christ and be a spiritual leader.

'Faith of Our Fathers' - teaching still?
Alan Ward rediscovers the wisdom of the ancient thinkers and the lessons they hold for today’s church.