Monthly Archives: April, 2009

United Methodist News Service: Many stuck in ‘Holy Saturday’ professor says

April 9th, 2009 Posted by Articles No Comment yet

“Holy Saturday,” the day between life and death, is the place where many returning military personnel and their families live, a theology professor told participants at a conference to help churches welcome home the warrior.

United Methodist News Service: Churches need courage to welcome warriors

April 9th, 2009 Posted by Articles No Comment yet

Bender and a panel of chaplains talked to participants at the April 1-2, 2009 JustPeace Conference about “Trauma Healing: Preparing Churches to Receive Returning Military Personnel.” Bender, command chaplain of the USS New York, Norfolk, Va., has designed worship material for The United Methodist Church to help churches welcome soldiers returning from war.