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Bishop Sharma Lewis at FLUME Luncheon

Ticket sales are closed. You can contact Rod Groom at rod.groom@gmail.com, to see if there are any cancellations. Bishop Lewis will be joining us at the FLUME/WEN Luncheon at the Florida Annual Conference this year. Come hear her vision of … Continue reading

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If you would like the latest entries from July 2016 in Newsletter format, please click here.

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Like Joseph of Arimathea…

by Rev. Mason Dorsey (Luke 23:50-53 NAU) 50 And a man named Joseph, who was a member of the Council, a good and righteous man 51 (he had not consented to their plan and action), a man from Arimathea, a … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Paulette!

At the Spring Meeting of the Board of Lay Ministry, Paulette Monroe was nominated to be our next Conference Lay Leader and was elected by our Florida Annual Conference in June. An attempt to create co-Lay Leaders was defeated. Paulette … Continue reading

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Thanks for a great luncheon with Dr. Bill Arnold!

Thanks to all of you who supported FLUME by attending our Annual Conference Luncheon on June 16th. Dr. Arnold shared his thoughts on the General Conference in 2016, and what it might mean for the church now and in the … Continue reading

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Louise Short, General Conference stalwart, dies at 110

Mrs. Louise Short, widow of Bishop Roy H. Short, mother of Rev. (ret.) Riley Short, and grandmother of Rev. Phillip Short, recently passed away at the age of 110. Please see the article by Heather Hahn here. The FLUME Steering … Continue reading

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What is a sound bite? According to dictionary.com, it is “a brief, striking remark or statement excerpted from an audiotape or videotape for insertion in a broadcast news story.” Over the last few decades, much of our news, interviews and … Continue reading

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United Methodists Form Wesleyan Covenant Association

 “In these times of great uncertainty about the future of The United Methodist Church, we believe it is important for orthodox congregations, clergy, and laity to work together, to support one another, and to encourage each other,” said a group … Continue reading

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General Conference Portland 2016

The General Conference this year in Portland, Oregon was an exciting one. For an overall wrap-up please see the article from the United Methodist News Service. A good summary can also be found on the Florida Conference website. From a … Continue reading

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Bishops’ Commission and Schism

After some very dramatic moments at General Conference, a scheme to suspend consideration of all petitions regarding human sexuality was approved, pending recommendations by a special Commission to be appointed by the Council of Bishops. Some of these petitions may … Continue reading

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