Amidst the cold and broken hallelujahs of this advent season comes my six-year-old with a painting she made.
Jenifer Eriksen Morales
by Barbie Fischer The Friday following the presidential election, leaders from Franconia Conference’s south Philadelphia churches asked for representatives from the conference to be present with them on the following […]
God will give you what you need to be able to do what He is calling you to do.
Hospitality means primarily the creation of free space where the stranger can enter and become a friend instead of an enemy.
The Spirit is pulling all of us to see things “from below” because that is where God has chosen to move, work, and transform the world.
A pretty marvelous thing happens around this time of the year: It snows, and cabin fever-weary neighbors find each other on the sidewalks and streets, shovels in hand.
What comes to mind when you imagine Franconia Conference LEADership ministers and the work they do?
by Gay Brunt Miller, director of administration Jesus’ parting words to his disciples were to “Go… and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father […]
by Sheldon C. Good Many Christian congregations commemorate the coming of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost Sunday, and three Franconia Conference congregations in particular acknowledged the Spirit’s movement through the […]
In an instant, my resin flocked Koala bear figurine was transformed; accidently knocked off my dresser and crushed beneath my cousin’s feet while we played.
Tearfully, I scooped up the pieces and brought them to my Pop Pop. He gave me a hug.
Due to continued reductions in congregational giving, Franconia Conference has made a number of staffing adjustments, most effective February 1, according to Executive Minister Ertell Whigham. These adjustments are in response to a call by the conference board in May of 2012 to reduce staff FTE (full-time equivalency), stewarding both financial and human resources while better aligning personnel with conference priorities.
On October 16, Executive Minister Ertell Whigham and LEADership Minister Jenifer Eriksen Morales led a training for conference delegates. Delegates discussed methods for corporate discernment in their congregations, how to prepare themselves and their congregations for Conference Assembly, and the role and responsibilities of conference delegates.
by Noah Kolb, Plains Three ordinations in 30 days—this is probably the most ordinations Franconia Conference has ever had in one month! These ordinations bear witness to God’s Spirit at […]