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Storm shuts down United Methodist schools in Sierra Leone
Educators and church officials are trying to come up with a plan to allow students to finish out the school year while repairs are underway.
Saturday, June 30, 2018 2:33:00 PM

Camp offers migrant youth fun, friendship
The California-Pacific Conference has been offering summer camps to unaccompanied migrants for the past four years.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 11:15:00 AM

Church seeks release of detained missionary
United Methodist mission agency, bishops want Philippines government to allow three missionaries to leave the country.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 10:14:00 AM

Nutrition support remains critical in Malawi
The United Methodist Church’s nutrition program is making a difference for both children and adults.
Monday, June 25, 2018 5:02:00 PM

Appointments leave Glide without United Methodist pastor
Bishop Minerva Carcaño, episcopal leader of the California-Nevada Annual Conference is conducting a ministry assessment of the church.
Monday, June 25, 2018 1:44:00 PM

Central Congo Conference women benefit from training
Sessions on leadership, finances, culinary arts enrich lives of United Methodist women.
Monday, June 25, 2018 11:42:00 AM

Georgia candidate has deep United Methodist roots
Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, the daughter of two retired United Methodist pastors, was raised to lead life of service.
Monday, June 25, 2018 9:00:00 AM

AU students working on clean energy
Students at the United Methodist university are researching a renewable clean energy source for rural communities.
Friday, June 22, 2018 10:50:00 AM

Pope Francis models Christian unity at WCC
Pope’s visit highlights ecumenical cooperation, caps off meeting that also included a focus on peace on Korean peninsula.
Thursday, June 21, 2018 4:43:00 PM

Asian-Americans celebrate church tradition
The National Federation for Asian American United Methodists celebrated 43 years of advocating for what is now the fastest-growing population in the U.S.
Thursday, June 21, 2018 10:18:00 AM

Youth leaders focus on guiding others to Jesus Christ
Two workshops in Congo encourage effective, prophetic and transforming leadership for the church and the community.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 4:53:00 PM

Order ending family separations welcomed
Still, United Methodists cautioned that details of any policy shift are important and stressed that the executive order isn’t enough.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 4:50:00 PM

Commentary: Threat of schism hangs over jubilee of church
The constitution of The United Methodist Church faces a critical test, the Rev. William B. Lawrence and Sally Curtis AsKew write in an essay about the crisis facing the denomination.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 2:33:00 PM

United Methodists join protest of priest killings
More than 100 people attend Day of Mourning and Protest in Plaza Miranda after fourth priest is killed June 10.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 12:44:00 PM

Vibrant, multicultural congregation growing
A multicultural ministry in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has more than doubled membership in the past three years. The pastor talks about the church's journey.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 10:59:00 AM

Rio Texas offers hurricane recovery tour
United Methodist conference notes progress made, but need for volunteers continues nine months after Harvey.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 10:37:00 AM

Congo United Methodists fight recruiting children for mining
Children, including many orphans, in the Punia Territory have little choice but to work in the mining industry.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 10:24:00 AM

Clergy, laity file complaint against Sessions
The attorney general is accused of violating The United Methodist Church’s law through enforcement of zero tolerance immigration policy.
Monday, June 18, 2018 5:42:00 PM

Sessions criticized for ‘zero tolerance’ Bible quote
Fellow United Methodists among those faulting attorney general for immigration policy, rhetoric.
Friday, June 15, 2018 3:57:00 PM

Annual conferences mixed on bishops’ plan
Some have endorsed the bishops’ recommended One Church Model. Some want a more traditionalist approach.
Friday, June 15, 2018 1:03:00 PM

United Methodist clergywomen urged to overcome odds
Bishop Eben K. Nhiwatiwa tells workshop participants it is time for church and society to recognize clergywomen’s leadership role.
Friday, June 15, 2018 10:35:00 AM

Young United Methodists start soup kitchen in South Africa
The United Methodist Church’s Young Adult Organization launches community service project to help those in need and spread the word of God.
Friday, June 15, 2018 10:34:00 AM

Pope Francis, Koreans to attend WCC gathering
United Methodists will be part of the meeting at the ecumenical group’s headquarters in Geneva.
Thursday, June 14, 2018 12:23:00 PM

Maryland church helps fund new Zimbabwe health clinic
Work has begun on a modern health facility at Munyarari Mission, which will include a maternity wing, outpatient rooms and staff housing.
Thursday, June 14, 2018 10:43:00 AM

United Methodists fight separation of immigrant families
A new “zero tolerance” policy which takes children away from their families is inhumane, faith leaders say.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 11:28:00 AM

 

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