United Methodist News Feed

16/03/2018 09:04 AM
United Methodists help Puerto Rico rise
A South Carolina mission team helped the storm-battered island begin recovery through UMCOR, Home Depot and the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico partnership.

16/03/2018 08:56 AM
Filipino church grows amid war on drugs
Danga United Methodist Church hosts reformation program for drug traffickers and addicts, then welcomes participants and their families into ministry.

16/03/2018 08:07 AM
Mission of the church as our Way Forward
Mission should be the driving force as the church moves toward the special called 2019 General Conference.

15/03/2018 11:28 AM
Bombing victims had family ties to church
Pastor of Austin’s historic Wesley United Methodist sees no reason to think church was target.

15/03/2018 10:43 AM
United Methodists to join DC rally on racism
Mass gathering on National Mall and other April 3-5 events signal a new campaign to end racism in the U.S.

15/03/2018 09:55 AM
Arizona DACA student writes Lenten devotion
Ana Mendoza is bringing her insight as an immigrant to a Lenten devotion for Frontera Wesley in Tucson.

15/03/2018 12:39 AM
#MeToo and The United Methodist Church
As other professions grapple with realities of sexual harassment and misconduct, a clergywoman explains how these problems have affected The United Methodist Church.

14/03/2018 01:57 PM
Immersed in Native culture, history
Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference immersion experience helps United Methodists live out Act of Repentance.

14/03/2018 12:39 PM
Delegates’ early thoughts on Way Forward
Bishops have focused on two possibilities for how the church ministers with LGBTQ individuals, with a traditionalist plan waiting in the wings. Delegates share views on proposals so far.

14/03/2018 08:40 AM
United Methodists celebrate unity in Burundi
Special annual conference session brings long-divided factions in the country together as they vow to move forward as one church.

13/03/2018 08:58 AM
Church in Honduras has planted four other churches
In a country with only 21 United Methodist churches, one congregation in Danlí can lay claim to starting almost a quarter of them.

13/03/2018 08:13 AM
Ministering to 3 churches brings challenges, joys
A British Methodist minister tends to three very different congregations in Cheshire, including one at a chapel owned by the National Trust.

12/03/2018 01:39 PM
Appeals committee to rule on charges against gay elder
An appeals committee has up to 20 days to decide if a conference committee erred in dropping two of three charges against a Cincinnati, Ohio, elder who married another man.

12/03/2018 09:50 AM
United Methodist hospital changes blind boy’s life
Thanks to Sierra Leone Conference’s Lowell and Ruth Gess Eye Hospital, 8-year-old receives successful cataract surgery and now has the opportunity to attend school.

08/03/2018 12:18 PM
Celebrating International Women’s Day
Church encourages investment in women at special International Women's Day events, including exhibitions featuring the wares of rural women.

08/03/2018 10:44 AM
Nigerian church faces hefty fines for building delays
A lack of money has led to missed deadlines and fines imposed by the federal government, further challenging the completion of Abuja Area 1 United Methodist Church.

07/03/2018 12:56 PM
Local pastor loses license for officiating at same-sex wedding
Anna Golladay was serving as associate pastor at St. Marks and St. Elmo United Methodist churches in Chattanooga, Tennessee, until her dismissal on Feb. 28.

07/03/2018 12:30 PM
Bishop L. Bevel ‘Bev’ Jones III: 1926-2018
Born in a Methodist parsonage, he would become a denominational leader known for warmth, oratory, inclusion.

07/03/2018 10:52 AM
Church offers peace training to young people in DRC
The goal of the program is to help young people seek peaceful solutions to local conflicts and challenge them to support a culture of nonviolence.

06/03/2018 11:54 AM
The Rev. Homer Noley, Native American trailblazer, dies at 85
Founder of the National United Methodist Native American Center, Noley worked for the inclusion of Native Americans at all levels of the denomination.

05/03/2018 11:48 AM
Attending to health needs in remote Sierra Leone
Community empowerment program, supported by United Methodists in Norway, provides nearly $40,000 for rural center, which includes a maternal and child health post.

05/03/2018 09:45 AM
German deaconesses reflect on lives of service
United Methodist deaconesses in Germany recall full, happy lives in service to God.

05/03/2018 09:41 AM
Deaconesses, home missioners now an order
Deaconesses and home missioners are an active order of lay people called to love, justice and service in U.S., Philippines.

01/03/2018 01:49 PM
Hungry bishop gets help from stranger
Bishop Eduard Khegay’s anxious airport layover was eased by fellow United Methodist pastor.

01/03/2018 01:44 PM
Yambasu urges biblical faithfulness in sexuality debate
President of Africa College of Bishops expresses hope for a “revived and transformed United Methodist Church … built on the strong foundations of biblical authenticity.”