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Grace for the Future

posted on October 15

Beginning this October, Bishop Leonard Fairley is releasing a monthly video blog/podcast called “Grace for the Future” which explores different aspects of the means of grace that inform our lives ...

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Embrace Grace-Filled Reconciliation Asbury University

posted on October 13

You are invited to the 4th Annual Embrace Conference. This year our keynote speaker is Dr. Michael O. Emerson. Considered a leading national scholar on race and religion, he is widely published, ...

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A Message of Hope from Bishop Fairley

posted on March 20

There is a fundamental spiritual component to our present COVID-19 crisis. While the landscape of our lives change, we must stand on some simple truths that we’ve repeated all our lives. We must now ...

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Bishop Fairley Urges Kentucky Churches to Cancel In-Person Worship

posted on March 14

As many of you may have already read or seen, Bishop Leonard Fairley has strongly urged and requested that churches in Kentucky cancel in-person worship services for the next two weeks in order to ...

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Leading Well

posted on January 30

As we approach the General Conference in May 2020 and all the possibilities that surround it, the pastors and the laity of the Pennyrile District need to be “leading well” throughout this process. ...

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POPs (Petrie's Outreach, Program and Services)

posted on November 04

In 2016 Petrie Memorial purchased an old storefront that was “Pops Video & Tanning Bed.” The hope was to use this space as an extension of the ministries of Petrie Memorial UMC to the people of Todd ...

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Micah Mission

posted on October 17

Micah Mission is a non-profit organization that is owned and operated by the Pennyrile District of the United Methodist Church.  It is located at 209 So Main St Hopkinsville, KY 42240.  It has its own...

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Pennyrile NCD Mission Insite Training

posted on September 18

The Pennyrile District NCD will be hosting Rev. Mark Watson as he leads us in learning more about how to navigate the Mission Insite website and use it to its fullest potential. This training will ...

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Healthflex Exchange Annual Election Workshops

posted on September 17

Beginning January 1, 2020, the Kentucky Conference Board of Pensions will begin a partnership with Wespath and their HealthFlex Exchange to provide health benefits to our clergy and others who ...

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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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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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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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