Posts from July 2017

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What is grace? Is it different from peace?

by Mike Elgin

United Methodists understand grace as a gift from God, “the undeserved, unmerited, and loving action of God in human existence through the ever-present Holy Spirit.” In an Interpreter magazine article on the gift of grace, Bishop Will Willimon said, “In the Wesleyan tradition, grace can be defined as the power of God working in you […]

We can pray anywhere. Where’s your favorite place?

by Mike Elgin

A Feature by Joe Iovino* July 11, 2017 We know God hears us wherever we pray, but some United Methodists find special places where they most like to spend time with Jesus.We recently asked followers of The United Methodist Church Facebook page to share their favorite places to pray. The beautiful, personal responses affirm […]

About our Bishop, Karen Oliveto

by Mike Elgin

Bishop Karen Oliveto comes to the Mountain Sky Area after serving as senior pastor of the 12,000-member Glide Memorial United Methodist Church in San Francisco for eight years. She is the first woman to be senior pastor at Glide, the fifth largest United Methodist congregation in the U.S. She is the first woman to serve […]