United Methodist News

Commentary: Shaped by Methodism, Jackie Robinson continues to inspire

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:10pm
On the 45th anniversary of the baseball and civil rights legend’s death, author reflects on how biography project affected his own faith.
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Going deeper with theology, and in Spanish

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:07pm
Perkins’ Spanish language Th.M. degree program is a first for a United Methodist Seminary.
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African schools look to value-based training

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 11:29am
A training at the United Methodist University in Freetown, Sierra Leone, focuses on an awareness of Christian leadership skills.
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Ohio pastor charged with disobedience

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 4:28pm
The Rev. David Meredith is openly gay and married. This step could lead to a church trial, but that is not a foregone conclusion.
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African bishops recommend 7 central conferences

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:12pm
Africa’s bishops also discussed how to maintain church unity amid divisions around how the church should minister with LGBTQ individuals.
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Church partners with ex-offenders

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:25am
Tennessee Take One program matches faith-based groups with returning citizens.
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UMCOR grants to boost hurricane relief efforts

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 2:29pm
United Methodist Board of Global Ministries approves $7 million for 2017 hurricanes and other U.S. disasters.
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Evangelical group in ‘place of waiting’

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 1:30pm
Latest gathering of Wesleyan Covenant Association features lots of preaching, little strategizing.
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Digital/TV ministry to serve Filipinos in Australia

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 5:03pm
Partnership among Filipino United Methodists with Australian churches opens new door to worshippers.
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Responding to court ruling on clergy housing

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 4:21pm
A federal judge’s ruling striking down the law that provides tax exemption on clergy housing allowances is not the final word.
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United Methodists help, struggle amid wildfires

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 2:14pm
United Methodists were there to help amid the deadly wildfires, which destroyed the homes of some church members.
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Strengthening mission in the Americas

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 11:51am
Methodist and United Methodist leaders meet to discuss how to bolster the church in Latin America and the Caribbean and heard an update on Puerto Rico.
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Philippines United Methodists decry government killings

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 11:35am
Philippines Board of Church and Society issues statement as the government’s violent war on drugs continues.
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European denominations agree to closer ties

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:49am
Agreement is first step for Methodist, Wesleyan and Uniting churches to find “ways for further co-operation.”
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Church partners with ex-offenders

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 8:30am
Tennessee Take One program matches faith-based groups with returning citizens.
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GC2020 delegate count holds steady

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 2:38pm
The Commission on the General Conference also is looking at how to make the lawmaking body’s proceedings more accessible digitally.
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Churches have much to offer in health care

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:57am
Local congregations can provide needed spiritual and practical support for sick, say speakers at United Methodist forum in Germany.
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Planning the special General Conference

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 1:53pm
As church heads into ‘uncharted waters,’ the Commission on General Conference offers an overview of what to expect in 2019.
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Church networks reach remote corners for health care

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 12:34pm
Church has important role to play in global health care, say speakers at international United Methodist forum.
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Commentary: JFON helps immigrants get the welcome they deserve

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 11:56am
Justice for Our Neighbors, a ministry of The United Methodist Church, helps low-income immigrants and refugees navigate the complex U.S. legal system.
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