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New training center for women opens in Sierra Leone
The United Methodist Church in Germany provided funds to build the new United Methodist Women’s Training Center for disadvantaged women and girls.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 11:35:00 AM

British Methodists open doors to stay relevant
Like their U.S. counterparts, British Methodist churches face both challenges and opportunities in an increasingly secular society.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 11:35:00 AM

United Methodist University opens new nursing school campus
The school is the first College of Health Sciences department to relocate to Ganta, a move funded by Global Ministries’ Global Health unit.
Friday, February 16, 2018 12:06:00 PM

Africa University’s top fundraiser endows scholarship
James H. Salley, the top fundraiser for Africa University, has donated more than $130,000 for an endowed scholarship to honor his parents and to help educate students from across Africa.
Friday, February 16, 2018 10:39:00 AM

Pastors, churches respond to Florida massacre
As pastors and churches near a mass school shooting respond, one church leader says United Methodists must do more than pray about gun violence.
Thursday, February 15, 2018 3:18:00 PM

United Methodists preach peaceful Sierra Leone elections
A team of young adults hit the road to promote an anti-violence message ahead of March 7 elections.
Thursday, February 15, 2018 1:25:00 PM

Administrative agencies support ministry in myriad ways
Administrative agencies of The United Methodist Church support the denomination’s ministry in myriad ways. This is the final story in a series assessing the work of United Methodist agencies.
Thursday, February 15, 2018 11:58:00 AM

Evangelists aim to bring Bible to life
Evangelists who proclaim the good news for a living have found new ways to lead revival. Still, it’s a challenging career path.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:34:00 PM

Membership agencies focus on advocacy, connections
United Methodist Women and United Methodist Men are advocates on issues such as maternal health and domestic violence. Both are working to strengthen local and conference connections. Third in a four-part series about church agencies.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:29:00 PM

United Methodists in DRC get farming help
The Global Health unit of the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries is helping farmers in the East Congo Conference improve agricultural production and fight malnutrition.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 10:06:00 AM

United Methodists in Sierra Leone celebrate launch of university
Bishops John Yambasu, Rosemarie Wenner and others look forward to a brighter future at the dedication of United Methodist University.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 12:46:00 PM

Evangelists seek to revitalize churches
Their ministries can look different from that of their sawdust-trail forebears. However, some United Methodists still answer the call to full-time evangelism.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 10:46:00 AM

Advocacy agency issues make headlines
Three United Methodist agencies that advocate for social justice and equality have seen their issues rocket into international headlines in the past year. This is the second in a series of four articles about denominational agencies.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 10:40:00 AM

Immigrant supported by church deported
A Mexican immigrant who had been allowed to stay in the U.S. to care for his family was deported last week — despite the efforts of a United Methodist church and an immigration coalition on Luis Blanco’s behalf.
Monday, February 12, 2018 12:22:00 PM

Church leaders hear Way Forward update
Members of four international church leadership bodies, including many General Conference delegates, offered thoughts about possible church futures.
Monday, February 12, 2018 12:09:00 PM

Church agencies stress results, partnerships
The three largest program agencies of The United Methodist Church are stressing results and partnerships. This is the first in a series of four stories about the agencies of the denomination.
Monday, February 12, 2018 11:24:00 AM

United Methodists help displaced in DRC
United Methodists distribute aid to people displaced by violence in the East Congo Episcopal Area.
Friday, February 09, 2018 11:27:00 AM

Texas volunteers offer free haircuts to Native families
Nearly 20 children in Oklahoma kicked off the new year with new looks, and their parents were grateful for the money-saving service.
Thursday, February 08, 2018 1:48:00 PM

Commentary: Church should do more to fight racism
The Rev. Gilbert H. Caldwell writes that fairness should motivate The United Methodist Church to do more to fight racism in the church and the world.
Thursday, February 08, 2018 11:39:00 AM

Chaplains reunited on PBS special ‘We’ll Meet Again’
United Methodist Navy Chaplain Doug Waite and Army Chaplain Timothy Mallard talk about meeting during a crucial time after the Pentagon attack on 9/11.
Thursday, February 08, 2018 10:22:00 AM

New scholarships to help children in rural Liberia
The pilot program is funded by the United Methodist Women and was endorsed at the group’s 71st annual gathering.
Tuesday, February 06, 2018 11:51:00 AM

‘A Methodist Requiem’ offers history, analysis, hope
New book by the Rev. William Lawrence, former Judicial Council president and Perkins dean, deals with schism threat.
Tuesday, February 06, 2018 11:03:00 AM

Church in Zimbabwe helps women start their own businesses
Women learn to draft proposals and secure loans at five-day entrepreneurship training.
Monday, February 05, 2018 1:12:00 PM

Commentary: Mascot change first step in right direction
The Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference applauds the Cleveland Indians’ decision to stop using the Chief Wahoo logo and urges The United Methodist Church to consider its own ‘firm action.’
Monday, February 05, 2018 11:23:00 AM

Faithful giving puts Yellowstone back on solid footing
More than $100,000 was raised, and for the first time in a long while, the conference is paying 100 percent of general church giving.
Monday, February 05, 2018 10:37:00 AM

 

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