This Day In The Life of Your Pastor: July 30th, 2009

Mike & the grandbabies are here. I love it!about 3 hours ago from TwitterBerry Harding out to play with the kids before it gets dark.about 3 hours ago from TwitterBerry Samuel’s Car’s Bed was delivered today, birthday present. Party Saturday!about 4 hours ago from web we are cleaning out the clutter. Loading books @ Amazon to sell, NOT BUYING! so thereabout 5 hours ago from web heading home to hang out with the family....

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School Dropout and The Choice Bus

I met with the Dropout Prevention Task Force today and found some very severe statistics of school dropouts. We are looking at ways Out Of The Box can partner with the School System in Carroll County in tutoring. Please share your ideas and also share if you would be willing to volunteer time for this partnership....

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U.S. conferences disapprove structure proposal
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U.S. conferences disapprove structure proposal

Source: The Call 2 Youth and young adult members of the United Methodist Florida Annual Conference cast their votes on the 32 amendments approved at the 2008 General Conference. A UMNS photo by Caryl Kelley. A UMNS Report By Linda Green and Elizabeth Guye* July 29, 2009 United Methodists in the U.S. have largely voted against 23 proposed amendments that would change the structure of the church, but voting is ongoing in Africa, Europe...

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Bishop Swanson speaks about Facebook: Use it but be careful
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Bishop Swanson speaks about Facebook: Use it but be careful

Source: The Call 2 The Facebook social network has grown from 150 million users in January to 250 million this month, according to a July 22 Newsweek article. Hundreds of those users are United Methodists, who are discovering the Wesleyan potential of internet outreach. (“We have to go where the people are, and the people are online!” said one pastor in a recent Interpreter article.) The Call even established its own page...

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