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Still in ‘Deep Denial’ on race
United Methodist white pastor with new book on white supremacy saw church as ‘a beacon of hope’ while growing up in segregation-era South.
Monday, June 26, 2017 5:25:00 PM

Florida Southern: A Frank Lloyd Wright treasure trove
Florida Southern College, with the most Frank Lloyd Wright-designed buildings of any single site, was named a United Methodist Historic Site this year.
Friday, June 23, 2017 4:26:00 PM

Petitions: ‘Incompatible’ is unconstitutional
Denmark and California-Pacific take on language at core of homosexuality debate.
Friday, June 23, 2017 11:42:00 AM

Latin American Methodist leader remembered
The Rev. Oscar Bolioli, a Methodist and ecumenical leader, died June 18 in his native Uruguay.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 4:06:00 PM

How to reclaim the church-planting tradition
Methodists once planted at least a church a day. Today’s United Methodists are recovering their heritage — with a modern twist.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 4:02:00 PM

Bishop’s new book focuses on turning fear to love
In ‘Fear of the Other: No Fear in Love,’ United Methodist Bishop William H. Willimon explores the role of Christians in welcoming the ‘Others’ among us.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 2:19:00 PM

Bishop Hardt remembered as having ‘the heart of a pastor’
Church leader was known for amazing memory and pastor's heart.
Monday, June 19, 2017 5:13:00 PM

718 graduate at Africa University
The graduating class at the United Methodist university in Zimbabwe heard from an alumnus, a health sector executive.
Thursday, June 15, 2017 10:38:00 AM

North Korea releases comatose Otto Warmbier
West Ohio Area Bishop Gregory Palmer expressed gratitude for the “long overdue release” of the young man who was arrested in 2016.
Thursday, June 15, 2017 10:18:00 AM

Growing impact of new churches
In all the news of shrinking U.S. church attendance, it’s worth noting that starting new churches is an area where The United Methodist Church shows strength.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 5:01:00 PM

Reconsideration of gay bishop ruling sought
The Western Jurisdiction College of Bishops filed a motion to reconsider a United Methodist Judicial Council ruling from its April meeting.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 2:59:00 PM

Africa University Special Coverage
A South American plant is taking root in the driest region of Zimbabwe. And in the hands of Africa University's Margaret Tagwira, it is saving lives.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11:16:00 AM

Commentary: Christian ethics in volatile times
What should a United Methodist do when there is a conflict between church law and moral conscience? The Rev. Darryl W. Stephens looks at past answers to that question.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 10:47:00 AM

Sierra Leone hospital celebrates turnaround
Certificate from the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries recognizes Kissy hospital’s transformation to a renewed, self-sustaining facility.
Monday, June 12, 2017 10:49:00 AM

Claremont facing financial difficulties
With its largest enrollment in 35 years, the United Methodists seminary is considering relocation to remain in operation.
Thursday, June 08, 2017 11:31:00 AM

Teen pregnancy problem after Ebola
Sierra Leone schools are now dealing with how to educate girls who got pregnant while the schools were closed during the deadly Ebola outbreak.
Thursday, June 08, 2017 11:19:00 AM

Spiritual pilgrimage to Wesley’s grave
Walking journey will take United Methodist pastor from his Swiss home through at least four European countries before arriving in London.
Wednesday, June 07, 2017 4:35:00 PM

Connecting faith and culture
Oklahoma couple works to bring balance to young Native people’s lives.
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 5:22:00 PM

Growing church blends cultures, worship
What does church vitality look like in Norway? One example is a United Methodist church that combines hip-hop, K-Pop, and multiple nationalities.
Monday, June 05, 2017 2:01:00 PM

Transgender person commissioned as deacon
The United Methodist Church has no official position on transgender clergy. M Barclay is believed to be the church’s first non-binary trans person to be commissioned.
Monday, June 05, 2017 9:41:00 AM

Climate accord pullout dismays church leaders
Bishops call on President Trump to rejoin the efforts of nearly 200 countries to reduce carbon emissions.
Friday, June 02, 2017 3:46:00 PM

Pastor donates 500 trees for reforestation
The United Methodist Church’s reforestation efforts in East Congo aim to protect the environment.
Friday, June 02, 2017 10:58:00 AM

Conference sees passion on immigration, environment
Bishop Minerva Carcaño and other speakers spark discussions at conference of International Association of Methodist Schools, Colleges and Universities.
Thursday, June 01, 2017 9:52:00 AM

Church and Society launches new website
New web design for The United Methodist Church’s social justice agency includes user-friendly search options and action-focused content.
Thursday, June 01, 2017 9:37:00 AM

Hospitality and Methodist history a big part of Puebla gathering
The International Association of Methodist-related Schools, Colleges and Universities finds warm welcome at Mexican Methodist college.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 10:41:00 AM

 

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