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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

AU grad’s study supported by U.S. teen
The work of a 14-year-old inspired to send a girl to university paid off this month when Gracious Matika received her diploma from Africa University.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 10:53:00 AM

Albanian churches help children with special needs
In an area with few resources for families of special needs children, churches with a heart for social work assume the role.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 10:42:00 AM

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.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 12:39:00 PM

Missionary: To boost church, boost marriages
A missionary has started a course to help married couples strengthen their relationships. Graduation featured a church version of The Newlywed Game.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 10:27:00 AM

616 Africa University students graduate
Africa University graduates 616 students, and Boeing executive endows scholarship for women.
Monday, June 11, 2018 12:39:00 PM

Hospitals in Congo concerned by growing child malnutrition
Poor nutrition is becoming a major problem in areas of the Congo where people have been displaced due to violence and natural disasters.
Monday, June 11, 2018 11:34:00 AM

Help for churches in preparing for disaster
United Methodist Insurance has produced a free e-booklet to help churches prepare for emergencies even before it looks like we're in for nasty weather.
Monday, June 11, 2018 10:21:00 AM

Church seeks partnership for rape survivors’ center
As Mama Lynn Center nears completion in Congo, United Methodists look to Panzi Foundation for possible partnership on training, other services.
Friday, June 08, 2018 10:47:00 AM

Bulgarian proposals would affect churches
Proposed amendments to Bulgaria’s Religious Denominations Act could affect financial support for United Methodist pastors, as well as who could serve.
Wednesday, June 06, 2018 10:49:00 AM

 

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