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Church provides scholarships for rape survivors

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 11:30am
Through the Congo Women Arise partnership, East Congo Episcopal Area empowers young women and girls by helping them continue their education.
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Bishops begin meeting in 'chaotic' moment

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 1:00pm
As church leaders discuss dividing the church, Council of Bishops president urges colleagues to walk together.
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Commentary: Two decisions, one a danger

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 12:09pm
The former president of the United Methodist Judicial Council analyzes the court’s rulings on the Traditional Plan legislation and the disaffiliation legislation.
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Radio can help unite divided church, bishop says

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 11:44am
Speaking at the United Methodist Radio Network annual meeting, Bishop Daniel Wandabula called on communicators to “unite the church (rather) than perpetuate divisions.”
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2019 Bulgaria-Romania Provisional Conference

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 2:04pm
April 4-7, in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria.
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Black colleges and universities face challenges, too

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 9:48am
While there have been no recent closures of United Methodist-affiliated black colleges and universities, schools such as Bennett College still face a challenging landscape.
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Closures raise survival questions for small colleges

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 12:01pm
United Methodist-related colleges and universities are looking toward collaborations and mergers as they work to survive in challenging times for small liberal arts institutions.
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Cameroon UMW group aims to empower displaced women

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 11:01am
Members get skills training at annual conference to generate income and teach other women and girls to become self-sufficient in their communities.
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2019 Serbia-Macedonia Provisional Conference

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 4:26pm
April 11-14 in Skopje, Macedonia.
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Faith laid foundation for Lugar's public service

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 2:03pm
Former U.S. senator from Indiana, who died April 28, was a committed United Methodist.
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Chart of top court's rulings on GC2019 legislation

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 1:08pm
Read a summary of decisions by the Judicial Council on petitions passed during the special called General Conference. Downloadable PDF.
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Commentary: Pastor details pain of false arrest

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 11:33am
A United Methodist pastor finds God’s grace in his false arrest, which he says gave him the chance to shine a light on what others suffer in a flawed criminal justice system.
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Pastors provide emotional support to cyclone survivors

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 10:33am
Pastors in Zimbabwe are helping survivors of Cyclone Idai pick up the pieces physically and spiritually.
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