United Methodist News Feed

16/11/2017 01:17 PM
Uniting participants call for unity, bravery
More than 400 people participated in a conference that emphasized The United Methodist Church’s strengths despite its differences over LGBTQ issues.

15/11/2017 04:48 PM
Joining the call for peace on Korean Peninsula
United Methodists need to educate themselves, others to become faithful advocates for peacebuilding.

15/11/2017 12:08 PM
AU campus, students safe amid Zimbabwe unrest
Classes were held as usual at Africa University on Nov. 15 while United Methodists prayed for their country as the military took control in Zimbabwe.

14/11/2017 10:57 AM
‘Poldark’ on PBS features Methodist storyline
Popular MASTERPIECE drama set in 18th century Cornwall, England, shows how Methodism renewed heartfelt faith.

13/11/2017 06:30 PM
Mudslide survivors worried over future
Camps for survivors of August mudslides, flooding in Sierra Leone will close Nov. 15.

13/11/2017 04:39 PM
Native American creates an oasis for troubled teens
“Bugsy” Barnoski sees himself in the young people at Oklahoma’s Rougher Alternative Academy. He’s made it his mission to help them find their purpose and embrace their Native heritage.

13/11/2017 11:47 AM
Bishops: Be respectful in difficult times
As the church’s debate about its future intensifies, bishops say they are hearing of increased animosity leading in some cases to disrupted worship.

13/11/2017 10:40 AM
Commentary: The church’s news and why it matters
Today more than ever, The United Methodist Church and society in general need professional news reporting.

10/11/2017 11:02 AM
Churches bear down on safety after Texas attack
Massacre at Baptist church prompts United Methodist churches to seek active shooter training.

09/11/2017 05:44 PM
Bishops consider 3 models for church future
The bishops are looking at three possibilities of LGBTQ inclusion sketched by the Commission on Way Forward.

09/11/2017 05:41 PM
Methodism in Central America: Challenges, Faith and Hope
Video takes you into Honduras and Guatemala where the Methodist church provides much-needed support amidst violence and poverty.

09/11/2017 03:06 PM
Bremen church embraces refugees, migrants
A United Methodist church in Bremen, Germany, that welcomed refugees and migrants has found blessing and new life through the work.

09/11/2017 02:57 PM
Commentary: Migration — a personal reflection
In advance of Global Migration Sunday Dec. 3, Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño of the California-Nevada Conference shares her experiences with migrants.

09/11/2017 12:44 PM
Building bridges with Methodist Church in India
The Upper Room and the Wisconsin Conference host Indian bishops at Academy for Spiritual Formation.

09/11/2017 12:40 PM
Norway Church lights Liberia children’s village
Bishop Judith Craig Children’s Village, a church-supported home for orphans, now has $35,000 worth of solar-powered electricity.

08/11/2017 04:39 PM
African bishops: Support Way Forward work
The bishops shared their faith that God can make it possible for the church to stay together despite deep divisions over homosexuality.

08/11/2017 04:11 PM
A United Methodist balm for Sutherland Springs
Churches reach out in various ways to Texas Baptist church after mass shooting.

08/11/2017 12:16 PM
Crossing borders without leaving a country
United Methodist mission fund aids European ministries, including a Roma church in Hungary.

07/11/2017 03:52 PM
Refugees find community with United Methodists
Churches in Germany are providing sanctuary, classes and programs — outreach benefiting the churches, not just refugees and migrants.

07/11/2017 03:30 PM
Bishop: Puerto Rico rises with church’s help
Bishop Ortiz told the Council of Bishops about the ways United Methodists are already helping the people of the U.S. territory.

07/11/2017 02:46 PM
Liberians asked to pray for peaceful election
Bishop Samuel J. Quire Jr., urges voter participation and a commitment to nonviolence in country with history of civil war.

06/11/2017 03:14 PM
Pastors become chaplains after church massacre
United Methodist clergy offer counsel and organize special services after 26 are killed at small-town Texas Baptist church.

06/11/2017 02:58 PM
Call for ‘bold action’ at Bonn climate summit
As delegation arrives at U.N. conference, four United Methodist leaders ask nations to strengthen their commitments on climate goals.

06/11/2017 02:46 PM
Bishops called to navigate ‘off the map’
Bishop Ough, Council of Bishops president, spoke as his colleagues were about to begin discussing a report by the Commission on a Way Forward.

03/11/2017 09:46 AM
Liberian seniors get medical help and honor
The Liberia Conference observes Senior Citizen Sunday every October. This year, they provided a free health clinic for hundreds.