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Advice to Christians: Learn a little Hebrew

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:00am
United Methodist scholar makes case for knowledge of Hebrew in new book “70 Hebrew Words Every Christian Should Know.”
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Churches coping with California fires

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 5:44pm
California Methodists hit by wildfires can expect the full support of the local and national United Methodist Church.
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Sierra Leone Initiative builds relationships, cultivates mission

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 5:08pm
Since 2006, United Methodist congregations in the Sierra Leone and U.S. Susquehanna annual conferences have enriched one another as 'covenant' and 'partner' churches.
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Bishops strengthen ties with Episcopalians

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 2:16pm
Two Christian traditions with historic ties to John Wesley’s Church of England are moving closer to full communion.
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Filipino bishops call for unity

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 12:23pm
In a pastoral letter, the bishops urged United Methodists in the Philippines to continue in holy conversation and prayer leading up to the 2019 General Conference.
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Carter commends peace efforts for Korea

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 5:53pm
Former U.S. president addresses Methodists, Korean Christians and ecumenical representatives at a roundtable for peace on the Korean Peninsula.
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Seniors seek increased attention from church in Liberia

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 4:02pm
Free annual exams are not adequate for older adults whose conditions may deteriorate over a year, advocates say.
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Seeing a Way Forward: Bishop Bickerton

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 12:00pm
A member of the commission that plans the General Conference, Bishop Thomas J. Bickerton encourages leaders to approach their work in the right frame of mind, body and spirit to make the best decisions.
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Bishops: Don't villainize migrants

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 4:31pm
In a statement, United Methodist bishops as well as Methodist colleagues in Mexico and El Salvador called on their churches and governments to do more to welcome the caravans of people seeking refuge.
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Solar power a game changer for Nigeria computer center

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 3:32pm
Northern Nigeria Conference decreases tuition fees and increases profits with the installation of solar energy project.
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Some church leaders say rethink budget cuts

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 4:22pm
The Connectional Table sends letter to the United Methodist finance agency, raising concerns about changes that could slash agency funding.
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Commentary: How UMNS covers displaced peoples

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 2:30pm
The official news agency of The United Methodist Church must tell the world how the church is responding to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of our time — the movement of displaced peoples around the globe.
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Bishops sound alarm about surge in racism

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 11:23am
In the wake of violence targeting minority groups, United Methodist leaders pledge themselves to educate about dangers of white supremacy.
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Religious leaders break silence on female genital mutilation

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 10:44am
United Methodists and other religious leaders in Sierra Leone are working to end the traditional practice.
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Mexican bishops urge better treatment of migrants

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 11:35am
Be “water and manna in the desert” to migrants, six Mexican bishops exhort in a statement.
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Leaders affirm move toward new U.S. structure

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 6:13pm
Connectional Table members are developing a two-step process they hope will help lead to a decision-making body that deals with exclusively U.S. issues.
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WCA plans new Methodist movement

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 4:36pm
The Wesleyan Covenant Association began working on a contingency plan for creating a new Methodist movement. The plan depends on decisions from the 2019 General Conference.
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Bishops called to 'scriptural imagination'

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 4:34pm
At a time of great stress in the church, the Council of Bishops president urged colleagues to trust God and see the world through the lens of Scripture.
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United Methodist focuses on others with disabilities

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 3:31pm
Over the past five years, Raphael Bareyi has helped distribute more than 100 wheelchairs in impoverished communities throughout Zimbabwe.
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Judicial Council sets special session

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 1:10pm
The February session in St. Louis, just prior to and during the special General Conference, will include docket items deferred from the court’s October meeting.
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