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CrossPoint holds first service

8/23/2016

CrossPoint holds first service

A preview service was held last Sunday, August 21st, an intro to the new faith community in Boise that is taking roots this year. The church does not yet have a physical location, as it is a movement for compassion, justice, faith and worship. It is about creating a space for people who have no prior experience with faith and for those who have “been burned by dysfunctional faith”. If you are in the area, take a Sunday and check it out! Read their story: www.XPoint.Church   Dana Hicks is the ...

Stanovsky Assigned to Greater Northwest Area

7/16/2016

Stanovsky Assigned to Greater Northwest Area

Upon the recommendation of the Committee on Episcopacy, the Western Jurisdiction has assigned Bishop Elaine Stanovsky to Greater Northwest area for the 2016-2020 quadrennium. Elected in the episcopacy in 2008 by the Western Jurisdiction, she has served for eight years in the Mountain Sky Area of The United Methodist Church. While leading the church there she has made significant connections with the Native American community of the area and been a champion inside and outside the church for ...

Health Insurance Update - Part 2

4/21/2016

Health Insurance Update - Part 2

Frequently Asked Questions Proposed Health Insurance Changes for 2017 Plan Year Editor's note: This is Part 2 of a series of information about upcoming changed to health insurance plans for conference clergy and staff. Part 1 dealt with the process of determining rates for individuals and local churches and ministry settings.   Download a printable version of this document   1.  Why can’t we send clergy and lay staff to the public exchanges to purchase health insurance in the public marketplace?...

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