2015 Mission Opportunities 2015 will usher in three mission opportunities available through the Kentucky Annual Conference, one in Belize, one in Thailand and one specifically for youth in Honduras. Belize Mission Trip: November 7 – 14, 2015. Thailand Mission Trip: July 9 – 21, 2015 Youth Mission Trip (must have completed freshman year of high school or […]
Discover God's Call: A Retreat for High School Student "Discover" is a weekend that could alter the course of your life. Held twice a year,"Discover" alternates between two beautiful Kentucky locations: Camp Loucon, in Leitchfield, and Aldersgate Camp in Ravenna. The retreat is designed to guide and encourage you on the path of spiritual discernment. At the […]
Quadrennial Boundaries Training All clergy persons are expected to attend a Boundaries Training each quadrennium. In order to accomplish this, training will be offered 3 times a year throughout the quadrennium. This allows for the event to be offered in each district over the course of the quadrennium. The training will be offered in every […]
While I am personally disappointed in the Supreme Courts decision to alter the government's definition of marriage to include same-gender couples, their decision is not much of a surprise. The Court's reasoning runs counter to the teachings of almost all world religions including Christianity, Judaism and Islam. I remain hopeful that the United Methodist […]
SEJ College of Bishops Responds to Charleston AME Shootings from kyumc.org 6/19/2015 In response to the murders of the pastor and eight others during a prayer meeting at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina on June 17, 2015, the Southeastern Jurisdiction College of Bishops of the United Methodist Church offers […]
From kyumc.org Fuente de Avivamiento Chartering Service was held Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 7:30 pm. Over 300 hundred passionate worshippers were in attendance. Fuente pastor Rev. Iosmar Alverez reminded us that "people are hungry" for the presence of Christ in their lives. Then Lexington District Superintendent started the historic business of chartering the first Hispanic […]
The Board of Ordained Ministry has the responsibility of oversight for the Ministerial Education Fund of the Kentucky Conference (“MEF”) which provides funds to full time seminary students who are certified candidates of the Kentucky Annual Conference for ordained ministry in The United Methodist Church. Please downlaod and review the entire MEF policy document, […]
"Out beyond ideas of wrong-doing and right-doing, there is a field. I'll meet you there." -Rumi
Statement from S.C. Bishop kyumc.org/console/files/…
Congratulations @BishopJamesKing --Bobby King, son of former KY bishop was commissioned in the North Georgia Conference last nt
St. Paul AME Church (251 North Upper Street, Lexington), Prayer Vigil tonight, 7 p.m. Remembering the victims at Emanuel AME Church.
Many pastors around the Annual Conference will have their last Sunday with congregations on June 21. Join me in lifting them in prayer.