My Call: Christina Dillabough

My Call: Christina Dillabough

“Be strong and courageous. The Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9   I’ve always wanted to become an artist. My siblings and I were the first American generation on both sides of my family. English was my second language, and...
In the right place: Todd Seifert

In the right place: Todd Seifert

I feel blessed to have the opportunity to lead the communications ministry of the Great Plains Conference and to assist across our United Methodist connection. I worked as the editor of a small daily newspaper with Gannett in St. George, Utah, for more than 14 years...
My Call: Jessica Brodie

My Call: Jessica Brodie

I have served as the editor of the South Carolina United Methodist Advocate since June 2010, and I genuinely consider it to be a true blessing to serve God through this newspaper ministry. I have been a writer since I could pick up a pencil, but I’ve always felt a...
UMAC 2017: Looking beyond ‘thoughts and prayers’

UMAC 2017: Looking beyond ‘thoughts and prayers’

The United Methodist Association of Communicators gathered for the final day of its 2017 convention Friday March 24. During breakfast, boards and agencies of the church shared a little of what they’re working on. Communicators heard from United Methodist Women, United...
UMAC 2017: Telling the Story That’s There

UMAC 2017: Telling the Story That’s There

By Melissa McGill Keynote speaker and ABC News correspondent Kenneth Moton was raised in rural South Carolina. “Like the kind of rural where you run around on dirt roads with no shoes. There was love and respect and definitely God in that home. It was there that I...
UMAC 2017: First Grace UMC in New Orleans shares its new story

UMAC 2017: First Grace UMC in New Orleans shares its new story

The United Methodist Association of Communicators gathered for its convention’s first full day Thursday March 23 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The morning began with worship at First Grace United Methodist Church, a new church born after Hurricane Katrina with the...