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Best Practices Clusters - 5 Part Series - Hospitality - Part 2 of 5

posted on September 25

What is it?  This program is designed to help small and mid-sized churches.  Prayer, Hospitality, Online Presence, Outreach, and Integration are five areas where each church can adopt new best ...

2023 Charge Conference

posted on September 13

Whenever Wherever Worship

posted on September 08

A weekly online worship service produced by the Kentucky Annual Conference will launch Sept. 10 at 11:00 a.m. ET, with an eye toward attracting United Methodists who have been displaced by churches ...

UWF Annual Mission Celebration

posted on August 28

Looking for community--a place to belong--an opportunity to share your gifts?   All women are invited to celebrate and learn more about United Women In Faith! Annual Mission Celebration Saturday, ...

District Conference

posted on July 18

Bishop Fairley: "There is more to United Methodists than the debate over human sexuality"

posted on June 20

When United Methodists from throughout Kentucky met in Owensboro June 4-7 for our 2023 Annual Conference, much was made in news reports about the 286 churches that were approved to leave the ...

Stay UMC! Continuing as a Member of the United Methodist Church

posted on June 19

Stay UMC - Continuing as a Member of the United Methodist Church November 23, 2022    In this season when some churches are choosing to disaffiliate from the United Methodist Church, we are frequently...

2023 Hopeful Future by Bishop Fairley

posted on February 13

Sisters and brothers in Christ, I have watched with great sadness as congregations have inquired and voted on disaffiliation. It is out of this sadness that I speak to you now. I know many of you are ...

Discernment Workbook for Christian Ministries and Churches

posted on August 22

The Kentucky Annual Conference has produced a workbook for churches to help discern major decisions, and in-person training sessions at various locations will be conducted over the next ...

How to Assist the Ukrainian People

posted on March 02

United Methodists and others wishing to provide humanitarian assistance to the Ukrainian people in the wake of the Russian invasion of their country may contribute to Advance #982450, UMCOR ...

Quadrennial Boundaries Training

posted on October 02

Quadrennial Boundaries Training is required for all clergy and needs to be completed every four years. We will be offering Boundaries Training online through the Lewis Center for Church Leadership. ...

Emotional Well-being Resources

posted on October 01

From Our Church Health Team

posted on August 17

The church health team of the Lexington District has been meeting for the past few months and we have wrestled with ways to help churches throughout the district make forward progress during these ...

Cultural Competency Resources

posted on June 18

Rev. Esther Jadhav is an Elder in the Kentucky Annual Conference and Assistant Vice President for Intercultural Affairs at Asbury University.  She was Dr. Alvarez's guest on 30 Minutes with the DS on ...

Covid-19 Resource List

posted on May 15

Thanks to the Nathaniel Mission for putting this together! Here's another excellent place to go for articles and resources that the KY Annual Conference has compiled related to the Coronavirus.  It ...

Lexington District Vision

posted on October 30

Here's the power point of the Lexington District Vision.  We hope it is a valuable resource to you! Lexington+District+Vision+Final+2018+R2.pptx