A Witnessing Community

Ernest T. Dixon, Jr. “A Witnessing Community: Teaching—Healing—Serving.” Viewpoint. Dayton, Ohio: General Council on Ministries of the UMC, October 1988.

This document comprises Bishop Dixon’s episcopal address to the South Central Jurisdictional Conference delivered on July 12, 1988, in New Orleans. In the address he encouraged the Jurisdiction to rise to the challenge of “seek[ing] to identify, train, and/or develop grace-filled clergy to lead us in developing a witnessing community that emphasizes teaching, healing, and serving.”

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Bishop Ernest T. Dixon, Jr.
A Witnessing Community