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Way Forward prepares final report to bishops
The Council of Bishops will use that report in drafting proposals to submit to the special General Conference. At present, two options are the main focus.
Friday, March 23, 2018 3:32:00 PM

BMCR looks to the future
More than 225 members of Black Methodists for Church Renewal gather to look at future possibilities.
Friday, March 23, 2018 11:06:00 AM

Church and Society considers migration, justice
The United Methodist Board of Church and Society considers global migration, Social Principles revision and more at spring meeting in Berlin.
Friday, March 23, 2018 10:28:00 AM

Looking at Way Forward’s institutional impact
Bishops heard from institutions that could see their ministries harmed if the church splits. Institutional leaders said they left feeling more hopeful about the church’s future.
Thursday, March 22, 2018 3:32:00 PM

Revival in Nigeria brings back breakaway members
Members who left five years ago after the election of Bishop John Wesley Yohanna return to Southern Nigeria Conference, United Methodist connection.
Thursday, March 22, 2018 10:04:00 AM

‘Christians only’ cottage ownership challenged
United Methodists among those backing suit to lift restriction on who can own at Bay View, a United Methodist-affiliated summer community in northern Michigan.
Thursday, March 22, 2018 9:37:00 AM

Vitality takes many forms in German churches
Churches in Germany are providing sanctuary, classes and programs — outreach benefiting the churches, not just refugees and migrants.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 11:44:00 AM

Commentary: Thoughts, prayers and advocacy
Florida Area Bishop Kenneth H. Carter Jr. writes about the church bearing witness to life in the midst of death by moving beyond thoughts and prayers to advocacy.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 11:15:00 AM

Writing helps Irma survivors confront trauma
Upper Room Ministries hosted a workshop in Irma-affected St. Martin to help ‘Find God’s Peace’ after storm.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 10:56:00 AM

Gay pastor’s case heads back to West Ohio committee
The North Central Jurisdiction Committee on Appeals found the West Ohio Committee on Investigations made errors of church law in dismissing some charges against the Rev. David Meredith.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 2:23:00 PM

Pastor caught up in political violence
A United Methodist pastor and his family were “under siege for five hours” in community attack as Sierra Leone’s two leading political parties continue to clash.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 1:35:00 PM

Church promotes peace, unity in DRC
United Methodist Women initiates dialogue between indigenous pygmies, Bantus in Tanganyika Conference and holds vocational training to empower both groups.
Monday, March 19, 2018 11:33:00 AM

United Methodists help Puerto Rico rise
A South Carolina mission team helped the storm-battered island begin recovery through UMCOR, Home Depot and the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico partnership.
Friday, March 16, 2018 11:04:00 AM

Filipino church grows amid war on drugs
Danga United Methodist Church hosts reformation program for drug traffickers and addicts, then welcomes participants and their families into ministry.
Friday, March 16, 2018 10:56:00 AM

Commentary: Mission of the church as our Way Forward
Mission should be the driving force as the church moves toward the special called 2019 General Conference.
Friday, March 16, 2018 10:07:00 AM

Bombing victims had family ties to church
Pastor of Austin’s historic Wesley United Methodist sees no reason to think church was target.
Thursday, March 15, 2018 1:28:00 PM

United Methodists to join DC rally on racism
Mass gathering on National Mall and other April 3-5 events signal a new campaign to end racism in the U.S.
Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:43:00 PM

Arizona DACA student writes Lenten devotion
Ana Mendoza is bringing her insight as an immigrant to a Lenten devotion for Frontera Wesley in Tucson.
Thursday, March 15, 2018 11:55:00 AM

#MeToo and The United Methodist Church
As other professions grapple with realities of sexual harassment and misconduct, a clergywoman explains how these problems have affected The United Methodist Church.
Thursday, March 15, 2018 2:39:00 AM

Immersed in Native culture, history
Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference immersion experience helps United Methodists live out Act of Repentance.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 3:57:00 PM

Delegates’ early thoughts on Way Forward
Bishops have focused on two possibilities for how the church ministers with LGBTQ individuals, with a traditionalist plan waiting in the wings. Delegates share views on proposals so far.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 2:39:00 PM

United Methodists celebrate unity in Burundi
Special annual conference session brings long-divided factions in the country together as they vow to move forward as one church.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 10:40:00 AM

Church in Honduras has planted four other churches
In a country with only 21 United Methodist churches, one congregation in Danlí can lay claim to starting almost a quarter of them.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 10:58:00 AM

Ministering to 3 churches brings challenges, joys
A British Methodist minister tends to three very different congregations in Cheshire, including one at a chapel owned by the National Trust.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 10:13:00 AM

Appeals committee to rule on charges against gay elder
An appeals committee has up to 20 days to decide if a conference committee erred in dropping two of three charges against a Cincinnati, Ohio, elder who married another man.
Monday, March 12, 2018 3:39:00 PM


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