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United Methodists Meet in Fort Worth for Worldwide Conference

April 22, 2008
FORT WORTH:  More than 3,000 United Methodists from around the globe are expected to converge on Fort Worth, Texas this week for General Conference 2008. The General Conference is the top legislative body of The United Methodist ...

Historic Southeast Asia Mission Conference in Thailand

April 17, 2008
Friday night, February 1, 2008, was a historic event in the life of The United Methodist Church.  It was the first Conference of the Southeast Asia Mission of the United Methodist Church in Thailand.  At this conference, Bishop ...

Church offers shelter to VIM Gulf Coast Teams

April 09, 2008
VIM Gulf Coast Teams Christ United Methodist Church in Bowling Green, KY is again offering shelter (showers included), food, and sleeping quarters for church groups traveling to and from the Gulf Coast to assist with disaster ...

Mission Possible 2008 Summer Work Camp at Bennett Center

April 09, 2008
The Bennett Center of London will be hosting Mission Possible Summer Work Camps again this year.  And there is still space available for these weeks of Summer Home Repair: July 20-26; July 27-August 2.  If you or your church is ...

New UM Social Creed Proposed

April 09, 2008
A proposed new Social Creed will be presented to The United Methodist Church General Conference, the denomination's top law-making body, during its meeting April 23-May 2 in Fort Worth, Texas. The new creed has been developed by ...

Online Game Offers New Opportunity to Send Nets, Save Lives

April 09, 2008
NASHVILLE – World Malaria Day is April 25.  Now and throughout April, there's an easy new way to help eliminate malaria deaths in Africa and raise more money for nets through the Nothing But Nets malaria prevention campaign. ...

JAM Gardens "Help" Stretch Out Household Food Supply

April 04, 2008
Congregations and/or individuals from the Kentucky Annual Conference donated seeds or financial contributions to the Jam Gardening Project (Green Thumb Gardening Project).  Thanks to the generosity of churches and individuals last...

Volunteers Needed for Mountain T.O.P. 'Adults In Ministry' Program

April 04, 2008
ALTAMONT, Tenn. -- Last fall, Mountain T.O.P. (Tennessee Outreach Project), an interdenominational ministry to the Cumberland Mountains of Tennessee affiliated with the Tennessee Conference of The United Methodist Church, got some...

KAC Missionary Support

April 03, 2008
The final report for the calendar year 2007 reveals that 40 of our congregations supported our United Methodist missionaries. Of these, 32 provided gifts for the Morrisseys (Michael and Sherri) in Thailand and 10 helped provide ...

Lighthouse Clean Up Day

April 03, 2008
On Saturday, March 29, 2008, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., around 40 students, parents, volunteers, staff, and a special team from Southeast Christian Church joined with our team from the Lighthouse Community Center (A United Methodist ...

Why NCD?

April 03, 2008
A Perspective from Smiths Grove "What is NCD?" you may ask.  NCD is a process properly called Natural Church Development that has been successfully implemented by thousands of churches worldwide.  It involves a self-analysis ...

Kavanaugh's New Adventure

April 02, 2008
Kavanaugh Life Enrichment Center's first annual travel retreat made footprints in the sand January 19-26, 2008 when 29 "retreaters" left Kavanaugh and headed to Puerto Rico, where they boarded a ship for a seven day adventure.  ...

Muhlenberg County Ready for Skilled Teams in Tornado Recovery

March 25, 2008
We are pleased to report that the Muhlenberg County response and recovery efforts in the wake of the "Super Tuesday Tornado" are making steady progress.  We have now entered a "new phase" of those efforts. With the development and...

Frankfort First United Methodist Church Volunteers in Mission trip to Tegucigalpa, Honduras

March 18, 2008
  2008 Health Care Mission to Honduras March 8-15, 2008 Daily Updates     UPDATE FROM HONDURAS - SATURDAY ARRIVAL March 8, 2008        All arrived safe in Tegucigalpa today.  Thanks be to God! The medical mission team ...

Visit to Cinderella's Closet Helps Girls Feel like Princesses

February 27, 2008
Cinderella’s Closet is a dream come true for many high school girls who look forward to feeling like a princess at their prom. Part of the youth ministry of Immanuel UMC (Covington District), this program provides formal dresses ...

Dr. Walter M. Kimbrough, Jr.

February 05, 2008
Click here for a Podcast of Dr. Walter M. Kimbrough, Jr. who was the guest speaker at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration in Lexington, KY.

Health Day at Earlington UMC

February 05, 2008
The Earlington United Methodist Church believes in a healthy body as well as a healthy spirit.  This was evident on Sunday, November 18, 2007, as the church conducted its 2nd annual Health Day.  Church members Ferris Larsen, M.D.,...

Ministerial Exploration Team Awards

February 05, 2008
The Ministerial Exploration Team of the Board of Ordained Ministry exists to support and guide those discerning a call into vocational ministry. As a part of that task we visit Kentucky United Methodist students in seminaries, we ...

Taking a "Day On" for MLK Day

February 05, 2008
Home Depot and its employees joined with United Methodists in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day – January 21, 2008 – by taking a “Day On.”Over fifty employees of Home Depot, Wesley House staff, and members of Eben-Ezer ...

One Great Hour of Sharing Offering Helps UMCOR Be in Ministry around the World

February 04, 2008
One Great Hour of Sharing is Sunday, March 2, or another Sunday of your choosing for this special and necessary offering. OGHS makes all of the other United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) programs possible because it funds ...

Restorative Justice: Never Seen This

February 04, 2008
He looked so young!  And vulnerable.  And bewildered.  The impression was magnified by the fact that he came into the room with 51 tough guys.  In Randy’s case, looks are not deceiving.  He is young!  Old enough to be sentenced to...

Wesley Manor Dedicates 1867 Pipe Organ

February 04, 2008
On August 26, 2007, Wesley Manor’s Watkins Memorial Chapel was the site of a Dedication Service for the antique 1867 William Evans pipe organ and other items given to Wesley Manor by Louisville’s Christ Church United Methodist.  ...

Southeastern Jurisdiction's Diversity Celebration Draws Hundreds

December 27, 2007
By Neill CaldwellFor United Methodist News Service LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. – Leaders in the Southeastern Jurisdiction took up the challenge of churches that struggle with inclusiveness and welcoming during a conference that tried to ...

Thailand Revival

December 27, 2007
October 19-21 was a very special weekend for Thailand United Methodists. Pradumri Church sponsored a large camp revival meeting with inspirational worship and lots of games and good fellowship. Both Pradumri and Bowin churches ...

UPS Awards Two Grants to Wesley Manor

December 26, 2007
In October 2007, Wesley Manor (Louisville, KY) received two very significant grants from the UPS Foundation: A Community Investment Grant in the amount of $9,139.00 and a Charitable Giving Grant in the amount of $2,007.98.  The ...

Faith Celebrates 40 Days of Community

November 30, 2007
During the months of August and September 2007, Faith United Methodist Church in Bowling Green, Kentucky participated in the 40 Days of Community Campaign as a follow-up to the 40 Days of Purpose Campaign which was conducted ...

Hispanic Ministries: Elizabethtown District Celebrates

November 02, 2007
On October 13th “Dios Siempre Presente” Hispanic Ministry resumed the Incubator meetings. This is the period where we prepare our leaders to get to know their gifts and functions. We started the study Jesus on Leadership: Becoming...

Camping Ministry at Loucon

April 11, 2007
Helping Young People Grow in Relationship with God   Most people who are actively involved in the ministry of our United Methodist congregations across Kentucky had a significant experience with Christ during their childhood or ...

Madisonville District Lay Speaking Training Event

March 20, 2007
The Madisonville District Lay Speaking Team conducted its 2007 Training on March 3rd and 11th at the Ogden Memorial United Methodist Church in Princeton, Kentucky.  The largest number of participants to ever attend the Basic ...

The 2007 Kentucky Council of Churches' Day at the Legislature has been cancelled.

February 27, 2007
Thank you to those of you who have already registered, but we will schedule another Day at the Legislature for early in next year's lesgislative session. Due to low registration numbers, and due to the large number of other come-t...

Student Loans Available Now, Scholarship Applications Open

January 17, 2007
(GBHEM/FYI) – College students who find they need additional funds for the semester beginning in January can apply for a United Methodist Student loan.   “We are accepting applications for loans for the winter/spring semester ...

SWAP: An Opportunity to Serve and Learn in Appalachia

January 09, 2007
Sharing With Appalachian People (SWAP) is a home repair program that serves low-income families in several counties of southeastern Kentucky and West Virginia. SWAP provides week-long service and learning opportunities for youth, ...

Clark Employees Donate $2500 in Christmas Gifts To Children's Home

January 03, 2007
Boys in Emergency Shelter Will Have Extra Special Christmas     Employees from Clark Material Handling Company delivered over $2,500 in Christmas gifts to the Kentucky United Methodist Children's Home in Versailles, Ky.  The ...

Barren County Churches Meeting

November 06, 2006
Barren County Churches meeting on 5th Sundays The first All County United Methodist Gathering was held on Oct. 29 at 3:00pm.   From this, they are going to meet every 5th Sunday until they meet in every United Methodist ...

United Methodist Church is Sending Its First Missionaries to Thailand

November 02, 2006
  The United Methodist Church is sending its first missionaries to Thailand in South East Asia. A clergy couple from Kentucky is carrying the United Methodist banner into a land where most of the people are Buddhist. The Rev. ...

Another Hero Goes Home

October 10, 2006
by Warren Hopper   There have been a lot of people in my life that God has utilized to teach, mentor, and transform me. While attending State Street United Methodist Church in Bowling Green from about age 6 until I was 23 years of...

Loucon's Open Air Chapel

October 10, 2006
The Open Air Chapel at Loucon has been a very important place in the spiritual lives of thousands. For Rev. Dan Smith it is the place where he accepted Christ into his heart. He still remembers the place. For Jim Butler it is a ...

State of the Church Survey

October 10, 2006
The Connectional Table is conducting research on State of The United Methodist Church for the 2008 General Conference. In preparation for the State of the Church report, the Connectional Table has authorized the Martec Group, a ...

Gracias from The Rock La Roca United Methodist Church

October 03, 2006
The Rock-La Roca United Methodist Church is excited to welcome the Rev. Aaron Mansfield as our new senior pastor. We welcome Aaron and his family “home” to the Lexington District, as he was a member of First United Methodist ...

Hindman United Methodist Serving with Appalachia People

August 24, 2006
The Hindman United Methodist Church and the Mennonite Central Committee partnered to begin the SWAP (Sharing With Appalachian People) Ministry in Knott County. Their mission is first to “proclaim Christ and demonstrate His love in...

Ministers Week at Lake Junaluska

July 28, 2006
No suits or ties were required. Relaxing and taking time to enjoy the day was a necessity. SEJ Clergy and their families found a rhythm of rest through the practice of Sabbath time. The gathering of 250 clergy during the week of ...

Church Reaches Out to Meth Endangered Kids

July 11, 2006
Church raises funds to send Kids to Camp           In response to the increasing danger faced by Ohio County children living in homes where meth use is commonplace, the Hartford United Methodist Church has joined one active ...

Medical Mission to Huamantanga, Peru

July 11, 2006
by John Pearson, Roswell United Methodist Church, and Ted Pass, Morehead United Methodist Church Huamantanga, Peru was the location for our medical mission team June 9-18.  This was a combined team from Kentucky and Georgia.  It ...

United Methodists wear bracelets to support rebuilding churches and communities

July 11, 2006
UMC Katrina Church Recovery Press Release July 3, 2006 NASHVILLE, Tenn.   As a symbol of continued solidarity and commitment to the communities devastated by Hurricane Katrina, United Methodists can wear bracelets sharing the ...

Annual Conference Highlights

June 04, 2006
Click here to view our Annual Conference highlights page.

A Sunday Committed to Ending Racism

Churches throughout the KY Conference are invited to dedicate your worship this Sunday, September 6, to "Confession, Repentance, and Commitment to End Racism". Racism will not end with the passage of legislation alone; it will ...

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