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New resource released to guide ministry with veterans

In preparation for the observance in the U.S. of Veteran’s Day on November 11, United Methodist Communications has released as a part of their RETHINK CHURCH initiative a new resource for congregations and church leaders.

Twenty ways to reach out on Veterans Day

By Barbara Dunlap-Berg and Kathy L. Gilbert, United Methodist News Service… The observance of Veterans Day, Nov. 11, began almost a century ago. In the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the Allied nations and Germany declared an armistice—a temporary cessation of hostilities—in World War I. Commemorated as Armistice […]

Veteran’s Day resources from UM agencies

Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, is on a Sunday this year, and many churches will be conducting special services to honor veterans. But any day can be a good day to remember those who sacrifice so much. The United Methodist Church offers many spiritual resources for veterans and their families that can be used year-round. In […]