United Methodist News Feed

26/06/2018 10:15 AM
Camp offers migrant youth fun, friendship
The California-Pacific Conference has been offering summer camps to unaccompanied migrants for the past four years.

26/06/2018 09:14 AM
Church seeks release of detained missionary
United Methodist mission agency, bishops want Philippines government to allow three missionaries to leave the country.

25/06/2018 04:02 PM
Nutrition support remains critical in Malawi
The United Methodist Church’s nutrition program is making a difference for both children and adults.

25/06/2018 12:44 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.

25/06/2018 10:42 AM
Central Congo Conference women benefit from training
Sessions on leadership, finances, culinary arts enrich lives of United Methodist women.

25/06/2018 08:00 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.

22/06/2018 09:50 AM
AU students working on clean energy
Students at the United Methodist university are researching a renewable clean energy source for rural communities.

21/06/2018 03:43 PM
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.

21/06/2018 09:18 AM
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.

20/06/2018 03:53 PM
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.

20/06/2018 03:50 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.

20/06/2018 01:33 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.

20/06/2018 11:44 AM
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.

20/06/2018 09:59 AM
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.

19/06/2018 09:37 AM
Rio Texas offers hurricane recovery tour
United Methodist conference notes progress made, but need for volunteers continues nine months after Harvey.

19/06/2018 09:24 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.

18/06/2018 04:42 PM
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.

15/06/2018 02:57 PM
Sessions criticized for ‘zero tolerance’ Bible quote
Fellow United Methodists among those faulting attorney general for immigration policy, rhetoric.

15/06/2018 12:03 PM
Annual conferences mixed on bishops’ plan
Some have endorsed the bishops’ recommended One Church Model. Some want a more traditionalist approach.

15/06/2018 09:35 AM
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.

15/06/2018 09:34 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.

14/06/2018 11:23 AM
Pope Francis, Koreans to attend WCC gathering
United Methodists will be part of the meeting at the ecumenical group’s headquarters in Geneva.

14/06/2018 09:43 AM
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.

13/06/2018 10:28 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.

13/06/2018 09:53 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.