My Call: Tara Barnes

My Call: Tara Barnes

Ever since she was young, Tara Barnes has known that she wanted to be around words and get paid for it. Initially going to Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania and studying U.S. History, Tara went into college with the notion of becoming at sports writer, she...
My Call: Jennifer Rodia

My Call: Jennifer Rodia

“The United Methodist Church has a communications agency?”  That was my surprised response back in 2009 when a friend in New York City called me to say that not only did the church have an agency dedicated to communications, but it was located in Nashville,...
My Call: Larry Hygh

My Call: Larry Hygh

Dr. Larry Hygh, Jr. has always been on a mission, “to help people find the greater good in humanity by celebrating what’s right in the world.”   That mission has taken him from radio to the Olympics, the White House, and finally to The United Methodist...
My Call: Christina Dillabough

My Call: Christina Dillabough

“Be strong and courageous. The Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9   I’ve always wanted to become an artist. My siblings and I were the first American generation on both sides of my family. English was my second language, and...
In the right place: Todd Seifert

In the right place: Todd Seifert

I feel blessed to have the opportunity to lead the communications ministry of the Great Plains Conference and to assist across our United Methodist connection. I worked as the editor of a small daily newspaper with Gannett in St. George, Utah, for more than 14 years...
My Call: Jessica Brodie

My Call: Jessica Brodie

I have served as the editor of the South Carolina United Methodist Advocate since June 2010, and I genuinely consider it to be a true blessing to serve God through this newspaper ministry. I have been a writer since I could pick up a pencil, but I’ve always felt a...