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Don’t Miss FMYC 2017

FMYC 2017 will be a phenomenal event for your youth group June 26-30 at Colorado State University. Every few years, the Free Methodist Church hosts an incredible event that is filled with opportunities for 8th-12th grade students to encounter God. Whether a student is a diehard FMYC regular or a first-time participant, this is a tremendous experience for the teens of your church. The theme, … Read more...


Sage Hills Surges With Discipleship

Sage Hills Church in Wenatchee, Washington, is growing rapidly while reaching previously unchurched people and empowering longtime members by emphasizing discipleship.

When Lead Pastor Mike Wilson arrived in Wenatchee 11 months ago, he found the congregation to be a “multigenerational, multifaceted church that was heavily invested in Christian education” such as Sunday morning Bible studies. The challenge was that the congregation’s 10 to 12 discipleship … Read more...


Prayer Summit Leads to Freedom



The National Prayer Summit 2016 gathered hundreds of Free Methodists from across the United States to the Greenville (Illinois) Free Methodist Church for prayer and reflection on John 8:36: “So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.”

The National Prayer Ministry Leadership Team designed the Oct. 6-8 summit “to prepare the way through … Read more...

E3 Q1 ’17

Every four years, our bishops and other national leaders gather with all pastors and superintendents in regional meetings to help the local church in tangible ways. Those meetings will occur again during the first-quarter of 2017. The two-day event in your region of the U.S. will offer insights, training and inspiration to aid you and your leadership team in becoming part of a multiplication movement. … Read more...


Haiti Hurricane Matthew Update

Reports just arriving from Bishop Desvariste in Haiti indicate that in our southern Haitian Conference we have lost three church roofs and four school building roofs. We also have lost at least three smaller church buildings around St. Marc, and some houses destroyed at Gonaives. Folks who have lost housing are gathering in shelters and hoping the church will help. Any assistance channeled through the … Read more...


Hank Bode | 1935–2016

Denominational and educational leaders are reflecting on the many accomplishments of former Free Methodist Church – USA Board of Administration Chairman Hank Bode, vice president emeritus of Azusa Pacific University, following his death Sept. 16 at age 80.

“The Board of Bishops along with the entire FMCUSA mourn the passing of Hank Bode, celebrate his faithful love for God and the church and express deep … Read more...

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Operation H2H


It felt like some kind of secret-ops meeting. We drove through an unmarked entrance, down a wooded lane to a house deep in the woods. About 60 people in one room, 60 people gathered around a core mission… to save the world. Nothing more, nothing less. From Oregon to Georgia we heard the challenges before us but we also heard of … Read more...


Takin’ It to the Streets

With strong support from the Free Methodist Church – USA and Gulf Coast Conference churches, Takin’ It to the Streets conducted its annual June community outreach event in Shreveport, Louisiana. Takin’ It to the Streets is the ministry of the Rev. Dr. Ron Hampton, a Free Methodist elder who serves as the pastor of New Vision Community Church in Shreveport.

Feeding the hungry, clothing the …

First Aid from the Gulf Coast

One of the highlights of this year’s annual conference of the Gulf Coast Conference was assembling first aid kits donated by Pastor Ron Hampton and New Vision Community Church – Shreveport.

The first aid kits provide first-line defense from infection due to cuts, scrapes or burns received by the homeless population or low-income families to reduce doctor visits when some incidents can be treated with … Read more...


Wow! What a Luau!


On a recent sunny, pleasant Saturday morning, an excited group of about 20 members of Light & Life Christian Fellowship’s North Long Beach Campus sorted and packed themselves into several vehicles already loaded with boxes of leis, music equipment, “island” decorations, craft supplies and assorted games and activities.

Ninety or so minutes later, the small caravan pulled onto the campus of Mountain … Read more...


Vincennes to Celebrate 125 Years

This year marks the 125th anniversary of the Vincennes Free Methodist Church in Vincennes, Indiana. To celebrate this momentous event, a special celebration service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, followed by a banquet and program at noon.

Over these past 125 years, Vincennes FMC has developed and supported leaders in numerous countries of the world, including South Africa, Cameroon, Congo, Haiti … Read more...

Pounds Lost, Missions Gain


Early last fall, Kaye Delamater suggested that Lakeview Free Methodist Church have a fundraiser for missions involving weight loss. At the time, several individuals in our church were losing weight, and she thought we could use that as a way to generate funds for missions. The Missions Committee talked about the idea, and decided to begin Jan. 3 with an initial weigh-in … Read more...

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