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Bishop Fairley Announces 2023 Cabinet Appointments

posted on April 13

Brothers and sisters in Christ, I am pleased to announce the following appointments, most of which will take effect July 1, 2023. Rev. Dr. Tina Patterson will be appointed as the Director of ...

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

posted on February 23

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