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Bishop Nhiwatiwa earns many nicknames

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 8:00pm
United Methodists around Zimbabwe have bestowed many names that reflect the bishop’s leadership style.
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Arguments mount on Way Forward plans

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 8:00pm
Judicial Council flooded with written arguments about constitutionality of legislation going to special General Conference
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Congo United Methodists seek to eradicate tribalism

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 8:00pm
Delegates and bishops from four episcopal areas gathered for a three-day workshop on tribalism, co-sponsored by the United Methodist Commission on Religion and Race.
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UMW stresses faith with advocacy

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 8:00pm
A new strategic plan for United Methodist Women aims to re-assert its call to members to make a difference, while streamlining national operations.
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Seeing a Way Forward: Bishop Harvey

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 8:00pm
As we head toward special General Conference 2019, UM News will highlight bishops’ perspectives on where we are as a denomination, starting with Louisiana Area Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey.
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Malawi United Methodists begin reconciliation

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 8:00pm
Ten-year rift between two clergy leaders had widespread ramifications.
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Ministry offers tangible Balm in Gilead in Zimbabwe

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 8:00pm
Seed gift of $800 multiplies into education for children and youth, Bibles for newly ordained clergy, bicycles for pastors and more.
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Church works to fight, prevent Ebola in Congo

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 8:00pm
More than 45 people, including a United Methodist lay leader, have died from the virus since a new outbreak was declared Aug. 1 in the Beni District.
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Scholarship program takes aim at seminary debt

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 8:00pm
Survey shows results from financial aid provided by United Methodist coalition and Lilly Foundation.
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Faith communities provide respite, care for immigrants

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 8:00pm
Thousands of immigrants flowing into U.S. find temporary rest and respect with faith communities in Texas border towns.
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New group pushes Simple Plan as way forward

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 8:00pm
The group promotes legislation it says will allow full participation of LGBTQ individuals in the life of the denomination.
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Helping trauma survivors heal in the Congo

Sun, 08/26/2018 - 8:00pm
Clergywomen learn strategies for leading, evangelizing and counseling faithful in conflict settings.
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Faithful help rebuild Eastern Congo Episcopal Area

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 6:00am
Bishop Gabriel Yemba Unda’s $1-per-member-per-month initiative focuses on the infrastructure of the church.
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