Writings

Learn about the Bible

Learn About the Bible   Pastoral Series Encountering the World of Scripture -  Through this series, Dr. Howell examines passages of scripture from Genesis to Revelation. Enjoy, ponder, be puzzled, amazed, and grateful!   Programs Jesus: Fact or Fiction...or...

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Grief and great loss in the season of joy

Grief and Great Loss in the Season of Joy This article originally appeared in The Charlotte Observer By James C. Howell   The hurting wonder: “Don’t they know what has happened to me?”  But God is there, beside us, beneath us, around us, within us.  That is what Christmas is...

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A Christmas Reflection

A Reflection from the Christmas Concerts Written by Craig Fisher Photos by Lisa Howell   I felt compelled to write down some of my observations that I witnessed at the day of Sunday, December 4th during the Christmas concerts.  I don't have the elegance with words and thought to...

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Best Practices for Parents

God, Church, Parents & Children: The Gold Standard Best Practices for Parents, from Dr. Howell     Download a printable...

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Brazil 2016

Painting and Crafts in Brazil   New Partnerships   Vacation Bible School in Três...

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Disaster Relief

HAITI HURRICANE RELIEF   Help fill a bus for our friends in Haiti! Hurricane Matthew’s high winds wiped out most, if not all of the crops, in Bayonnais and has left the people without food. We are collecting bags of rice and beans to place in a bus that will be driven to Miami and...

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Mission Mexico: Meeting Other’s Needs and Our Own

Mission Mexico: Meeting Other's Needs and Our Own by Anna Weddington   In August of 2015 I created a spreadsheet of twenty two internships that I would apply to over the next few months. Many thought it was far too early to be planning for the next summer considering the ninety...

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The Future of the Church

A Conversation on the Future of the Church With all the handwringing about the future of the mainline Church, Intersection went straight to the source. Assistant Director of Communications Melissa McGill gathered the summer interns at the Harris Teeter patio across the street for a...

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GC2016

General Conference 2016 The global United Methodist Church will gather in Portland, Ore., May 10-20 for the General Conference – a time of policy-making, worship and conducting the business of the church. Senior Pastor Dr. James Howell and church member Sandy Hieronymus are going as delegates...

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Resources on the Bible and Homosexuality

These resources have been compiled for reflecting on homosexuality, same-gender marriage and the Bible, in response to a congregational letter from church leaders concerning marriage at Myers Park United Methodist.   Programs In March 2016, Dr. Howell presented on the topic of The Bible,...

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