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2018 Charge Conference in the Pennyrile

posted on September 13

Charge Conference season is here again.  Although for many this is a tedious part of the work of the church it remains an integral part of what we do.  This work allows us to intentionally care for ...

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Pennrile District Pastors Picnic

posted on July 02

The Pennrile District Pastors Picnic has been scheduled for Sunday, August 5th from 1:00 to 5:00 PM at the Tie Breaker Park, 9503 Eagle Way, in Hopkinsville.  We will meet and eat at the Tommy Gates ...

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Pennyrile District Early Response Team Trainings

posted on July 02

Pennyrile District Early Response Team Trainings   On Friday, September 7, and Saturday, September 8, The KY Annual Conference will offer Early Response Team training opportunities for those ...

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Clergy Spouse Luncheon

posted on April 17

Annual Clergy Spouse Luncheon Noon, June 11 Rooms 9 & 10, Convention Center Rev. Paige Williams (Hopkinsville First UMC) will share her thoughts and experiences, both humorous and serious, on ...

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Pennyrile LACE Program

posted on April 05

Lay Academy for Church Excellence April 9-May 14, 2018   Monday, April 9 through Monday, May 14, 2018 the Pennyrile District will be offering the Core Classes in the L.A.C.E. program. Each Monday ...

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Micah Mission Food Pantry

posted on November 07

Micah Mission is our district mission.  Located in Hopkinsville, our mission provides assistance to those in need, hot meals for the hungry, a place of safety, bathroom, show and laundry facilities ...

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Pennyrile District Christmas Dinner

posted on November 07

Pastors and their families are invited to the Pennyrile District Christmas Dinner.  Please join us on Friday, December 1st at 6:00 PM at the First United Methodist Church of Madisonville (200 East ...

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Pennyrile District Pastor Consultation

posted on November 07

I have prepared to begin consultations with pastors and Staff/Pastor Parish Relations Committees for the 2018 pastoral appointment season. As a new district superintendent, I want to meet with every ...

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Clergy Benefits Meeting

posted on September 18

If you are full-time clergy in the Kentucky Annual Conference you will not want to miss this meeting about clergy benefits.  On Monday, September 25th from 9:00 to 11:00 AM at Madisonville First ...

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Clergy Profile Question

posted on September 18

I am a pastor and don’t plan to change churches in the coming year so why should I use my valuable time to fill out the clergy profile?      Let me answer that question as a District Superintendent ...

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Disaster Response

posted on September 18

Heartbreaking natural disasters over the past month have shaken thousands of families here in the United States and left many devastated.  Within hours of the hurricanes and floods that devastated our...

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Evening or Weekend Consultation Time

posted on September 18

This December I will be meeting with each pastor of the Pennyrile District for a one-on-one consultation.  Although brief, I think it is important to meet with every pastor.  I know that many of you ...

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A Word from Wesley: The Character of a Methodist

posted on September 11

In A Plain Account of Christian Perfection, John Wesley gives a description of a Methodist.  The language is a little dated and Wesley does not use inclusive language, but it is a great reminder of ...

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Glory Sighting submitted by Harry Todd

posted on September 11

National champion worships at Paradise United Methodist Church.  Presleigh Jennings, age 12 competed at the National Mountain Bike Championship in Snowshoe, West Vergina July 17-22, 2017.  Presleigh ...

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Pennyrile District Cluster Charge Conferences

posted on September 11

Once again this year we will be holding Charge Conferences in clusters by counties.  If you would like to have an individual Charge Conference for your church, please contact William Moore (...

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Bishop Fairley in The Pennyrile

posted on September 04

Bishop Fairley will be holding five regional meetings across the Kentucky Annual Conference this fall.  During these meetings, he will be sharing how we are to be working together in teams to make ...

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Flood Buckets Dropoff Point in the Pennyrile

posted on September 04

Dear sisters and brothers: The southern part of  the Texas Annual Conference has suffered one of the most catastrophic floods in our nations history.  Christians should respond by loving our ...

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Pennyrile District United Methodist Women Fall Meeting

posted on September 04

The Pennyrile District United Methodist Women will have their fall meeting on September 23rd at Eddyville United Methodist Church.  The church is located at 214 Jenkins Road in Eddyville Kentucky.  ...

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Called Alongside

posted on August 28

Called Alongside: There is a new, private Facebook group for the clergy spouses in the Pennyrile District.  It is established for the group to share information and get to know each other.  This ...

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Devotional: The Older Brother

posted on August 26

The Older Brother (This devotional is written by Brenda Branson, a member of Hanson United Methodist Church.  She writes a daily devotional for the people of Hanson UMC and has online ministry called...

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Charge Conference Forms

posted on August 19

It is that time of year again.  It is time to begin the work of Charge Conference.  Filling out those forms and having an official business meeting of the church can often seem like a distraction and ...

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District Email Blast

posted on August 19

Because communication is so critical to the mission of the church, we will be sending out an email blast from the Pennyrile District each week.  This email will include news, reminders, important ...

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Clergy & Church Profiles

posted on August 17

Matching clergy with congregations and communities in which the gifts of the pastor can be used to help churches make passionate spiritual disciples of Jesus Christ is important to Bishop Fairley and ...

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