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Strategic Planning in the UMC

Does the itinerant system in the United Methodist Church work against strategic planning? I want to be an excellent strategic planner and have been thinking more about how this works in the United Methodist Church. I suggest that it is important to look at a strategic plan for several years into the future. I recognize […]

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Clergy Transitions at Resurrection (2 of ?)

As Judy Long O’Neal transitions to Shawnee Heights on July 1, there is an open associate clergy position at Resurrection. Jeff Clinger has been appointed to Resurrection beginning July 1. The transition has been announced to the conference and to the congregation and on Jeff’s blog. I have come to know Jeff through the blogosphere. […]

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Clergy Transitions at Resurrection (1 of ?)

On March 21, it was announced to the Resurrection congregation that Judy Long O’Neal will be appointed to Shawnee Heights United Methodist Church in Topeka beginning July 1. I have learned a lot from Judy and her ministry at Resurrection. She is passionate about care for each person, the environment and dialogue among persons of […]


Speedlinking – March 3, 2008

Transitioning out: they’re fine without me – Ben Arment gives quality guidance about ending well. Education in today’s world… – What do you think about Sunday school and Christian formation? Emergent boredom – Jared White calls the emerging church conversation into question. Grand Challenges for Engineering – Talk about big visions! Great promo video from […]