United Methodist News

Church agencies stress results, partnerships

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 12:24pm
The three largest program agencies of The United Methodist Church are stressing results and partnerships. This is the first in a series of four stories about the agencies of the denomination.
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United Methodists help displaced in DRC

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 12:27pm
United Methodists distribute aid to people displaced by violence in the East Congo Episcopal Area.
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Texas volunteers offer free haircuts to Native families

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 2:48pm
Nearly 20 children in Oklahoma kicked off the new year with new looks, and their parents were grateful for the money-saving service.
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Commentary: Church should do more to fight racism

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 12:39pm
The Rev. Gilbert H. Caldwell writes that fairness should motivate The United Methodist Church to do more to fight racism in the church and the world.
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Chaplains reunited on PBS special ‘We’ll Meet Again’

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 11:22am
United Methodist Navy Chaplain Doug Waite and Army Chaplain Timothy Mallard talk about meeting during a crucial time after the Pentagon attack on 9/11.
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New scholarships to help children in rural Liberia

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 12:51pm
The pilot program is funded by the United Methodist Women and was endorsed at the group’s 71st annual gathering.
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‘A Methodist Requiem’ offers history, analysis, hope

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 12:03pm
New book by the Rev. William Lawrence, former Judicial Council president and Perkins dean, deals with schism threat.
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Church in Zimbabwe helps women start their own businesses

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 2:12pm
Women learn to draft proposals and secure loans at five-day entrepreneurship training.
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Commentary: Mascot change first step in right direction

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 12:23pm
The Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference applauds the Cleveland Indians’ decision to stop using the Chief Wahoo logo and urges The United Methodist Church to consider its own ‘firm action.’
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Faithful giving puts Yellowstone back on solid footing

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 11:37am
More than $100,000 was raised, and for the first time in a long while, the conference is paying 100 percent of general church giving.
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Commentary: Mascot change first step in right direction

Sat, 02/03/2018 - 7:54pm
Today more than ever, The United Methodist Church and society in general need professional news reporting.
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Bishop Judith Craig Children’s Village gets bus, mattresses

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 5:22pm
Gifts from Ohio church and Detroit Conference help Liberian facility with field trips and accommodations.
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United Methodists among dead in Nigeria attack

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 12:49pm
The attack, which left more than 55 dead, occurred as clashes over land intensified between mostly Muslim herdsmen and Christian farmers.
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For 4th year, church sees record giving

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 2:31pm
This year also marks the first time the denomination’s finance agency is also reporting apportionments from outside the U.S.
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Zambia church helps with cholera prevention

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 1:08pm
A United Methodist church in Zambia has drilled a borehole and added a water tank to help slow the spread of cholera.
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Church survey finds drop in sexual harassment

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 12:43pm
While reported incidents against clergy, laity and employees are down, seminary students experienced an increase, the United Methodist Commission on the Status and Role of Women reports.
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Denomination’s membership tops 12.5 million

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 6:20pm
United Methodist growth worldwide comes even as the U.S. continues to see its membership and worship attendance slide.
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Bishop: Immigration plan needs care and prayers

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 11:00am
As government works on immigration reform, church leaders emphasize keeping families together and caring for all God’s children.
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Faith groups put human face on migration

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 3:58pm
United Methodists help organize U.N. symposium reinforcing critical role of faith-based organizations in responding to global migration.
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Churches in Congo pray for peace, condemn attack on protestors

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 4:32pm
Local church leaders urge United Methodists to continue prayers for a peaceful election process as fears of violence keep many away from worship services.
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