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Ohio pastor charged with disobedience
The Rev. David Meredith is openly gay and married. This step could lead to a church trial, but that is not a foregone conclusion.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 4:28:00 PM

African bishops recommend 7 central conferences
Africa’s bishops also discussed how to maintain church unity amid divisions around how the church should minister with LGBTQ individuals.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:12:00 PM

Church partners with ex-offenders
Tennessee Take One program matches faith-based groups with returning citizens.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:25:00 AM

UMCOR grants to boost hurricane relief efforts
United Methodist Board of Global Ministries approves $7 million for 2017 hurricanes and other U.S. disasters.
Monday, October 16, 2017 2:29:00 PM

Evangelical group in ‘place of waiting’
Latest gathering of Wesleyan Covenant Association features lots of preaching, little strategizing.
Monday, October 16, 2017 1:30:00 PM

Digital/TV ministry to serve Filipinos in Australia
Partnership among Filipino United Methodists with Australian churches opens new door to worshippers.
Thursday, October 12, 2017 5:03:00 PM

Responding to court ruling on clergy housing
A federal judge’s ruling striking down the law that provides tax exemption on clergy housing allowances is not the final word.
Thursday, October 12, 2017 4:21:00 PM

United Methodists help, struggle amid wildfires
United Methodists were there to help amid the deadly wildfires, which destroyed the homes of some church members.
Thursday, October 12, 2017 2:14:00 PM

Strengthening mission in the Americas
Methodist and United Methodist leaders meet to discuss how to bolster the church in Latin America and the Caribbean and heard an update on Puerto Rico.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 11:51:00 AM

Philippines United Methodists decry government killings
Philippines Board of Church and Society issues statement as the government’s violent war on drugs continues.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 11:35:00 AM

European denominations agree to closer ties
Agreement is first step for Methodist, Wesleyan and Uniting churches to find “ways for further co-operation.”
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 10:49:00 AM

GC2020 delegate count holds steady
The Commission on the General Conference also is looking at how to make the lawmaking body’s proceedings more accessible digitally.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 2:38:00 PM

Churches have much to offer in health care
Local congregations can provide needed spiritual and practical support for sick, say speakers at United Methodist forum in Germany.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 10:57:00 AM

Planning the special General Conference
As church heads into ‘uncharted waters,’ the Commission on General Conference offers an overview of what to expect in 2019.
Monday, October 09, 2017 1:53:00 PM

Church networks reach remote corners for health care
Church has important role to play in global health care, say speakers at international United Methodist forum.
Monday, October 09, 2017 12:34:00 PM

Commentary: JFON helps immigrants get the welcome they deserve
Justice for Our Neighbors, a ministry of The United Methodist Church, helps low-income immigrants and refugees navigate the complex U.S. legal system.
Monday, October 09, 2017 11:56:00 AM

Puerto Rican bishop: ‘This is a catastrophe’
The Methodist Church in Puerto Rico is distributing food packages and trying to reach the more isolated communities affected by Hurricane Maria.
Thursday, October 05, 2017 4:35:00 PM

New group aims for LGBTQ full inclusion
Retired United Methodist clergy are organizing a meeting that comes as other groups are also weighing in on the homosexuality debate.
Thursday, October 05, 2017 2:18:00 PM

United Methodist Men take on domestic violence
The agency has collaborated with the YWCA on an eight-week group series that will help men learn to recognize, respond to and prevent violence against women.
Thursday, October 05, 2017 10:55:00 AM

United Methodist Forum
“Many Voices, One Faith” brings together perspectives on topics and issues related to what it means to be a church member. Read commentaries on "Why I am United Methodist."
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 11:02:00 AM

Global Migration Sunday shines light on a crisis
On Dec. 3, United Methodist churches are encouraged to participate in a day of prayer and special offering to support displaced people around the world.
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 9:40:00 AM

Maria’s wreckage slows relief to Puerto Rico
As Puerto Rican Methodists try to assess needs, United Methodists gear up to help.
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 11:32:00 AM

After mass shooting, churchgoers offer help
Even as they pray for Las Vegas, United Methodists are preparing to respond to the long-term trauma.
Monday, October 02, 2017 5:38:00 PM

Church votes no weddings until all can wed
The Austin, Texas, church sees its vote as a way of showing solidarity with LGBTQ people even as the denomination does not allow same-gender marriage.
Monday, October 02, 2017 3:07:00 PM

Clergy network stands strong in Charlottesville
The interfaith Charlottesville Clergy Collective, including United Methodists, finds a united front the best way to deal with white supremacists.
Monday, October 02, 2017 10:33:00 AM

 

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