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Can a book help the church stay together?
A number of delegations to special General Conference are reading “The Anatomy of Peace” to prepare for their work. Here's why.
Thursday, May 24, 2018 2:09:00 PM

United Methodist Men take unity message to the streets
After bitterly fought elections that left Sierra Leone divided, church members are evangelizing in new ways to bring the country together.
Thursday, May 24, 2018 10:37:00 AM

Question to court: Who can submit petitions?
In a two-hour session, streamed online, Judicial Council heard arguments about petitions related to the special General Conference in 2019.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 5:04:00 PM

Author chronicles faith journey after cancer diagnosis
When cancer “kicked down the walls” of her life, author Kate Bowler relied on her faith, but also saw it change. Her new book shares her story.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 3:07:00 PM

First school opens in bishop’s home village
Sierra Leone Area Bishop John K. Yambasu celebrates new opportunities for the children in this remote community who once had to travel long distances for an education.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 9:42:00 AM

United Methodist Women urged to boldly change world
More than 6,000 women gathered for three days of listening, learning and social action geared toward giving them the “power of bold.”
Monday, May 21, 2018 2:10:00 PM

Bicycles, motorbikes help spread gospel in Liberia
Local pastors continue to benefit from church’s Bikes and Bibles ministry as they travel long distances to lead worship, evangelize.
Monday, May 21, 2018 11:25:00 AM

Church helps while grieving mass shooting victim
Aldersgate United Methodist in Santa Fe, Texas, opens doors to agencies providing counseling and other support.
Sunday, May 20, 2018 5:00:00 PM

United Methodists, bishop respond to school shooting
United Methodists in the Santa Fe, Texas, area and Bishop Scott Jones have responded to a deadly school shooting.
Friday, May 18, 2018 4:31:00 PM

Bishops clarify statement on Way Forward recommendation
One Church Plan is headed for the special General Conference as legislation with ʽsupplementary materials’ provided on two other plans.
Friday, May 18, 2018 3:39:00 PM

Women act on faith, ‘pass out grace’
United Methodist women from around the world kick off 2018 Assembly with day of work and advocacy.
Friday, May 18, 2018 12:01:00 PM

Florida United Methodists help Puerto Rican refugees
United Methodists in Kissimmee, Florida, have helped more than 600 Puerto Rican families who arrived in the Orlando area after hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Thursday, May 17, 2018 1:28:00 PM

Church court asked to set scope of petitions
The United Methodist Church's top court, the Judicial Council, will hear arguments related to what legislation can be submitted to the special General Conference in 2019.
Thursday, May 17, 2018 1:26:00 PM

Training transforms lives in Congo
While their husbands study theology, women learn vocational skills that improve self-esteem and benefit families.
Thursday, May 17, 2018 12:45:00 PM

Paying for the special General Conference
The Commission on General Conference approved registration fees for visitors to GC2019. A big concern is helping delegates do their work.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 12:08:00 PM

Commentary: Open for (church) business
The Rev. Chappell Temple writes about closed meetings in The United Methodist Church and the need for transparency in conducting church business.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 10:59:00 AM

African partnership spurs ideas, understanding
South Congo visitors to Zimbabwe discover “seeing is believing” as they witness classroom lessons put into practice.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 9:02:00 AM

Bishops’ action leads to questions
Some bishops expect three plans will be submitted as legislation to the special General Conference. Other bishops emphasize only one plan has their recommendation.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 3:02:00 PM

United Methodists among dead in Congo flooding
Five United Methodist schools, two local churches and pastoral homes also were destroyed by heavy rains and flooding in the Uvira District of Kivu.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 10:48:00 AM

Women grieve amendment failures, vow to work harder
United Methodists react to failure of two amendments aimed at equality for women.
Monday, May 14, 2018 4:26:00 PM

Facing the Future 2018 envisions multicultural church
As the number of pastors serving congregations who don’t look like them grows, conference aims to equip both clergy and congregants to overcome cultural obstacles.
Monday, May 14, 2018 12:47:00 PM

United Methodists who fled insecurity in Congo return home
East Congo bishop urges assisting the displaced and welcoming the militia who are laying down arms in Maniema.
Monday, May 14, 2018 12:41:00 PM

Judicial Council to hold oral hearing on bishops’ request
The United Methodist Church’s top court has scheduled an oral hearing on a request about what legislation can come before the special General Conference.
Friday, May 11, 2018 1:56:00 PM

First death reported in DRC Ebola outbreak
United Methodist leaders vow to raise awareness to help stop the spread of the deadly virus.
Friday, May 11, 2018 11:59:00 AM

Error forces revote on failed constitutional amendment
United Methodist conferences must revote on an amendment to the church’s constitution because the wrong version was sent to conference secretaries.
Friday, May 11, 2018 11:25:00 AM


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