United Methodist News

Bishops, agency respond to #MeToo movement

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 5:36pm
United Methodist leaders acknowledge that the church is not immune to sexual misconduct, and they pledge to take such allegations seriously.
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United Methodist sworn in as new president of Liberia

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 6:16pm
During induction ceremony, President George Manneh Weah vows to end government corruption.
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Way Forward fleshing out 3 possible futures

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 4:31pm
No one possibility for LGBTQ inclusion predominates, commission members said. But they did offer some more details.
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Commentary: 5 propositions for the Korean United Methodist Church

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:22am
The Wisconsin Area bishop makes some proposals for the Korean United Methodist Church in today’s world.
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Agencies help fund Burundi church reunification

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 3:38pm
Both the denomination’s finance and mission agencies are helping to defray costs of a special meeting for reconciliation — a rare move since they cut funding in 2012 to East Africa.
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Church in Zimbabwe introduces kids to computers

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:53am
New program aims to have computer laboratories at all church-run schools by 2025.
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Auschwitz survivor, United Methodist dead at 92

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 3:40pm
Jadwiga Bogucka-Regulska was a member of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Warsaw for many decades.
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Going a little batty at Ganta Hospital

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 1:39pm
But there were no bats in the belfrey or any area inside Ganta United Methodist Hospital in Liberia.
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Conferences near goal for Congo rape survivors’ center

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 2:15pm
Three United Methodist conferences are collaborating with the East Congo Conference to build the Mama Lynn Center.
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United Methodists join in Trump rebuke

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 3:02pm
President’s reported characterization of African countries prompts strong response from bishops, others.
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Bishops condemn Trump’s reported remarks on immigrants

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 3:17pm
The United Methodist Council of Bishops has condemned President Trump’s reported remarks about immigrants from Haiti and Africa.
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Church in Zimbabwe introduces kids to computers

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 4:33pm
New program aims to have computer laboratories at all church-run schools by 2025.
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‘Black Archives Matter’ campaign catches on

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 7:35pm
Archivist at United Methodist Perkins School of Theology goes all out to collect, process, publicize African-American materials.
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Congo churches react to cholera epidemic

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:18pm
United Methodists in the South Kivu Province help with prevention efforts, including distributing water purification tablets.
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Best news photos of 2017

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 6:48pm
Our News Service staff travels to cover important events for the church. Take a look at some of the images they shot to sum up the year 2017.
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Way Forward Commission tops 2017 news stories

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:14pm
The work of the commission addressing the church’s debate over homosexuality topped news poll for second consecutive year.
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Lay minister writes ‘turnaround story’ of small churches

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 11:16am
Margie Briggs hopes book will rekindle faith in churches that have fewer than 100 members.
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Church, Congolese government partner on maternal health

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 2:03pm
A new maternity facility will keep expectant mothers from having to walk up to 25 kilometers to the nearest hospital.
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Bishop: Support United Methodist president-elect in Liberia

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 1:11pm
George Manneh Weah, a former soccer star and a United Methodist, will be sworn in Jan. 22 as Liberia’s new president.
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Filipino church provides medicines for jail inmates

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 12:12pm
Members of a United Methodist church distributed medicines to the overcrowded Camalig Meycauayan City Jail.
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