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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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Gauging the Way Forward's impact on mission

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 12:36pm
Ahead of the special General Conference, United Methodist leaders discussed what proposals could mean for the work of agencies and other churchwide initiatives.
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Church helps people obtain IDs in Mozambique

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 11:52am
Working with municipal government, United Methodists reach out through health fair to provide ID cards, medical screenings and more.
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Norwegians build bridge with Zimbabwe United Methodists

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 7:00pm
A donation of more than $130,000 helps the Shapure community of Nyanga construct a state-of-the-art sanctuary, drill a borehole and build a pedestrian bridge.
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Filipinos call for justice at All Saints' Day gathering

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 8:39am
United Methodists host ecumenical prayer event to remember victims of drug-related killings.
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Ebola outbreak rages on in eastern Congo

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 3:47pm
Church ramps up efforts to educate faithful about hygiene measures to prevent and combat the epidemic, while U.N. condemns attacks by armed groups.
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Small church helps ex-offenders return to society

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 11:09am
Crossroads United Methodist Church in Compton, California, found expungement clinics have re-energized their church.
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Norwegian church provides communion at the harbor

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 10:00am
All Saints’ Day tradition connects congregation and community, offering people ‘a chance to see holiness in their own everyday lives.’
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Message at HIV/AIDS event: ‘Say the words’

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 10:06am
Reducing stigma of HIV/AIDS means talking about it frankly in church and community settings, reaching out to those living with the disease.
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