In Ministry in Action stories just posted to the Conference website, two California-Nevada Annual Conference churches share examples of commitment coupled with creativity.
Merced UMC: Pastor Jay's Challenge is the story of how a sermon illustration generated hundreds of dollars for ministry – when the pastor "put his money where his mouth is"!
To read these and other exciting stories of what our churches are doing to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world, select "Ministry in Action," found under the "News" tab on the Home Page at www.cnumc.org, then click on the desired headline.
Ministry in Action teasers randomly cycle by, in the lower right corner of the Home Page – where there's also a link for you to share your own church's success story. Click on "Tell us how you've made a difference! Share your story »" to give details of what your church is doing for Christ!