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2014-07-02 23:05:38

After getting burned by a disreputable sign company, a church in Northern Ohio gets the star treatment from Advantage LED Signs in Houston. Salem, OH (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 The picturesque town of Salem is a peaceful, inviting slice of Americana located between Cleveland and Pittsburgh. Home to roughly 12,000 hard-working folks (including radio pioneer Alan Freed), the town is sometimes referred as Quaker City due to the rather large contingency of Quakers that settled there in the early...

2014-06-24 23:02:34

Dr. Cindy Flanagan, DDS is set to join fellow members of the Chapelwoods United Methodist Church on a mission trip to Haiti where she will provide much needed dental services. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Dr. Cindy Flanagan, DDS is pleased to announce she will be joining the Chapelwoods United Methodist Church during their trip to Haiti on July 9-17, 2014. The group will be doing mission work in conjunction with Haitian Methodist Church and Haitian Artisans for Peace International...

2014-05-15 20:22:59

HOUSTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital athletic trainers and sports medicine physicians recently hosted a Signing Night for the Challenge Soccer Club of Houston. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/88252 Challenge Soccer, a nationally recognized soccer club for girls, announced February 5 the scholarship signings of 32 of their players with major colleges and universities across the country. Seniors from four Houston-area...

2014-04-30 23:01:53

Sixty-eight to graduate from Dayton, Ohio, seminary on May 23, 2014. Dayton, OH (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 United Theological Seminary will host its 140th Commencement service on Friday, May 23, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. at Ginghamsburg United Methodist Church, 6759 S County Road #25A, Tipp City, OH. Twenty-six masters degrees and forty-two doctoral degrees will be awarded. The service will be livestreamed at the time of the service or you may view the service at the same address following its...

2014-03-28 23:00:53

Future Residents, Staff, Local Dignitaries Commemorate Significant Milestone for The Crossings League City, Texas (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Methodist Retirement Communities is bringing a new senior living option to League City. On Monday, April 7, more than 150 future residents of The Crossings will celebrate the groundbreaking of their future home, which will be built on 18.8 acres located near the intersection of FM 270 (Egret Bay) and FM 518. Leadership from The Crossings, Methodist...

2013-12-27 23:01:45

In a groundbreaking meeting, representatives from the China and United Methodist Homes of New Jersey signed a Memorandum of Understanding. In a mobilization toward meeting the challenges of an unprecedented aging population, Chinese organizations are consulting with UMHNJ. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 President and CEO Lawrence D. Carlson and other leadership of the United Methodist Homes of New Jersey (UMH) recently met with representatives from the China Aging Development...

2013-12-11 23:04:33

Find-A-Church, the online directory of United Methodist churches, is going global. A mapping project is expanding Find-A-Church to include information on churches outside the U.S. for the first time. Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 The church’s online directory will begin to provide a resource for global communities by collecting church names, locations, GPS coordinates, names of pastors, local cell phone numbers and other information for United Methodist churches in Africa,...

2013-10-30 23:31:48

Dayton, OH, Seminary’s Faculty Dr. David F. Watson, Dr. Jason E. Vickers Publish Books Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 United Theological Seminary (United) announces two books recently published by two faculty members. United’s Academic Dean Dr. David F. Watson and Dr. William Abraham, of Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University, recently published "Key United Methodist Beliefs" (Abingdon Press), a tool for teaching what it means to be a Wesleyan...

2013-08-17 23:03:16

The United Methodist Homes will hold its 19th annual Nancy Gilbert Rhodes Walk for All Ages on September 8 to raise proceeds for the Fellowship Fund. The Fellowship Fund ensures that no resident will be asked to leave due to lack of financial resources. Ocean Grove, NJ (PRWEB) August 17, 2013 On September 8 people will gather in Ocean Grove for the 19th annual Nancy Gilbert Rhodes Walk for All Ages with one purpose—to raise proceeds for the Homes’ Fellowship Fund. Walk registration...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.