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United Methodist News - Thu, 09/26/2019 - 8:32am
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N.E.W. Plan would create 4 denominations

United Methodist News - Wed, 09/25/2019 - 3:01pm
UM-Forward is proposing legislation that would dissolve The United Methodist Church and form different global churches in its wake.
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Bishop plays peacekeeping role in Central Congo

United Methodist News - Wed, 09/25/2019 - 11:52am
Amid growing insecurity, the bishop organized a reception for government authorities to look for ways to work together to bring peace to the region.
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Border woes test, unite immigration ministries

United Methodist News - Tue, 09/24/2019 - 2:21pm
Rio Texas Conference’s second Border Convocation draws crowd to share ideas about relief work and advocacy.
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Zimbabwe church embraces hearing impaired

United Methodist News - Tue, 09/24/2019 - 11:10am
To welcome and retain hearing-impaired members, churches offer sign language training, interpreted services and other ministries.
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2030 targeted for end of world hunger

United Methodist News - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 10:43am
World hunger can be wiped out by 2030 and has already decreased for seven straight years in the U.S., according to the Bread for the World Institute.
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Group learns about causes, solutions for human trafficking

United Methodist News - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 4:21pm
A group of United Methodists visited Cambodia to explore what the church might do to fight human trafficking.
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Rediscovering Native American-Methodist heritage

United Methodist News - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 2:09pm
Historic and contemporary connections will come together during a Sept. 21 land transfer in Upper Sandusky, Ohio.
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What comes after GC2020 petitions deadline

United Methodist News - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 1:18pm
The denomination’s top lawmaking body will see multiple options for the church’s future. But preparing takes months.
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Church in Liberia gets malaria medication

United Methodist News - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 11:00am
An Imagine No Malaria grant also will help United Methodists with the capacity building of health facility staff and better monitoring.
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Number of elders under 35 dropping

United Methodist News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 12:13pm
New report on United Methodist clergy age trends in U.S. shows three years of decline for elders in this demographic.
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Botswana boarding school sees historic enrollment

United Methodist News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 12:00pm
The United Methodist Church’s Maun Senior Secondary School began in 1970 with 70 students and now has 2,400.
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Hospital garden sows healthy care for expectant mothers

United Methodist News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 12:00pm
Old Mutare Mission Hospital now has a garden tended to by expectant mothers. The garden provides nutrition, exercise and an opportunity to learn skills they can use when they return home.
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UMW starts anti-cheating campaign at church schools

United Methodist News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 1:11pm
Cheating on high school exit exams is a national problem that has plagued Sierra Leone for decades.
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To fight racism, 3 churches reckon with past

United Methodist News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 1:21pm
Discrimination at a prominent D.C. church led two African American congregations to break away in the 1800s. Now the three are reconnecting.
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2019 Uganda-South Sudan Annual Conference

United Methodist News - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 4:20pm
Sept. 12-15, in Jinja, Uganda.
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United Methodist News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 4:47pm
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Celebrating women’s movement at historic prayer hill

United Methodist News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 10:59am
Monument reignites the flames of revival started by Lydia Chimonyo, a United Methodist pastor’s wife, in the 1920s.
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Women theologians: Following in the footsteps

United Methodist News - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 11:35am
United Methodist theologians from Africa and Asia gathered to discuss their interpretations of the Bible and find common ground.
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