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Pastor: God With Us During, After House Fire

BY JEFF FINLEY

A car horn awakened Downriver Church Pastor Pete Kopplin and his wife, Becky, at 1 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16. Kopplin realized the noise was coming from their home’s garage, which he then entered to figure out what was happening.

“The horn was honking, and the lights were flashing, so I went back in and got my key fob,” Kopplin said during a … Read more...

Here’s a Video for Your Church to Show on Sanctity of Human Life Sunday

Many churches across the United States will observe Sanctity of Human Life Sunday on Jan. 15, and Deaconess Pregnancy & Adoption Services has released a video that churches can show to let their congregations know that every life matters to God.

President Ronald Reagan first issued a National Sanctity of Human Life Day decree in 1984 for “citizens of this blessed land to gather on … Read more...

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Coates to Serve as Director of Global Church Advocacy

Free Methodist World Missions is undergoing strategic changes to better assist existing missionaries, deploy new missionaries, communicate with the entire church about missions and better aid in the funding of missions.  Toward that end, we have created a new position, Director of Global Church Advocacy, to lead these efforts and come alongside our Area Directors to advance the mission.

We are pleased to announce that … Read more...

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Pastor Hector Lora Appointed Interim Mayor of Passaic, N.J.

Hector Lora was sworn in as interim mayor of Passaic, New Jersey, on the evening of Nov. 17 just hours after the previous mayor pleaded guilty to federal bribery charges. Lora also serves as pastor of the English language congregation of Eastern Christian Free Methodist Church in Jersey City, New Jersey.

In order to become mayor, Lora resigned as Passaic County freeholder, a position he … Read more...

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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...

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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...

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Norman Leenhouts Leaves Legacy of Generosity and Service

Former Free Methodist Church – USA Board of Administration member Norman Leenhouts achieved success in real estate, but his greatest passions were serving Jesus Christ and helping other people.

“There’s no greater joy than helping others. It’s fun, and it’s a great blessing to be able to do that,” Leenhouts said in an interview for a profile of him and his wife, Arlene, in the … Read more...

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Greenville College Announces First Annual Andrews Lecture in Christian Unity

Greenville College’s Bastian School of Theology, Philosophy and Ministry and 2016-17 Andrews Fellow in Christian Unity Benjamin D. Wayman, Ph.D., are pleased to announce the first annual Andrews Lecture in Christian Unity.

The lecture, titled “‘That They May All Be One’: New Testament Images of Christian Unity,” will be given by Michael J. Gorman, who holds the Raymond E. Brown Chair in Biblical … Read more...

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Deaconess Wins Angels in Adoption Award

(Left to right) Deaconess Pregnancy and Adoption Services Executive Director Dierdre McCool, U.S. Sen. James Lankford and Deaconess Child Placement Supervisor Heather Hails

U.S. Sen. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma, publicly congratulated Deaconess Pregnancy and Adoption Services for winning a Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute’s Angels in Adoption award. This award is given annually to individuals, couples and organizations that have made contributions on behalf of children … Read more...

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Help for Flood Victims

The Takin’ It to the Streets community outreach ministry traveled from Shreveport, Louisiana, to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to bless the recent flood victims with items of necessity. The team of 12 prayed, uplifted, listened to stories and shared the love of Jesus to more than 500 in attendance.

Organizers thank the Free Methodist Church – USA, state Rep. Denise Marcelle, Rickey McCants of the … Read more...

Operation H2H

BY BISHOP DAVID ROLLER

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...

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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 … Read more...

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