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“The Fruits of the Spirit” - Summer video Worship

July 02, 2020

“The Fruits of the Spirit” - Summer video Worship

Bishop Peggy A. Johnson and the Peninsula-Delaware Extended Cabinet and Staff invite you to worship with us! Our summer service will highlight the Fruit of the Holy Spirits, a biblical term that sums up nine attributes of a person or community living in accord with the Holy Spirit. This service can be used anytime during the summer months as we continue to worship during the unprecedented times due to Covid-19. A summary of the service is listed below:    OPENING WORDS AND PRAYER - Bishop ...

Solidarity Wednesdays with Rev. Joe Archie

July 01, 2020

Solidarity Wednesdays with Rev. Joe Archie

Grace and peace! I am Rev. Joseph Archie III, one of the Peace with Justice Coordinators for the Peninsula-Delaware Annual Conference and the Wilmington District Superintendent. Please join us for “Solidarity Wednesday”, a series of webinars produced by the Peninsula-Delaware Conference. The webinars will give a voice to leaders in various ethnic and social communities to educate us on justice issues. We will explore ways to be advocates for justice from a Christian perspective. Each Wednesday ...

'Service of Lament’ challenges church on racism

June 26, 2020

'Service of Lament’ challenges church on racism

  An unflinching, hour-long “Service of Lament, Repentance, Communion and Commitment” went online June 24, putting The United Methodist Church on record as committed to a renewed push against racism. “The Council of Bishops and every church agency within our denomination are working together as never before because this call from God and outcry from our troubled world are so urgent,” says East Ohio Conference Bishop Tracy Malone during the video service. “We are acting and moving.” Pulled ...

‘The Signs of the Times’

June 09, 2020

‘The Signs of the Times’

A Pastoral Letter from Bishop Peggy A. Johnson   I don’t often take to the streets and participate in peaceful protest marches. However, recently I joined with faithful people in a number of communities to physically show support for the “Black Lives Matter” movement. In recent weeks this has captured the imagination of the entire world and is a powerful and Spirit-filled moment like none other. As your episcopal leader, I wish to begin by echoing the important words of the Council of Bishops ...

Pen-Del Race Relations Town Hall video and racism resources

June 03, 2020

Pen-Del Race Relations Town Hall video and racism resources

  Systemic Racism and Discrimination during Covid-19 - YouTube Racism Resources: Video and Discussion Guides: https://www.unitedmethodistwomen.org/download-resources/racial-justice-tools-for-leaders.pdf Racial Justice Tools for Leaders https://www.umc.org/en/content/ways-united-methodists-can-take-a-stand-against-racism Ways United MEthodists Can Take a Stand Against Racism https://www.gcorr.org/video/vital-conversations-racism-dr-robin-diangelo/ Deconstructing White Privilege https://www...

Donations to Your Church

April 11, 2020

Donations to Your Church

To:          Pastors and Treasurers From:      Bill Westbrook, Conference Treasurer Subject:  Donations to Your Church Date:       4/10/2020   The Peninsula-Delaware Conference is aware of the fact that the CORONA-19 pandemic has severally limited our ability to worship as normal.  We know that there are creative ways being utilized by our churches to virtually pass the offering plate to allow members to continue to support their church with their tithes.   The Conference Council on Finance and ...