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Education equals hope for Kenyan orphans

United Methodist News - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 11:03am
Students learn vocational, business skills through Inua Partners in Hope program, an initiative of Kenya and Florida churches.
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Filipino bishops back church unity

United Methodist News - Wed, 09/11/2019 - 11:15am
The Philippines Central Conference College of Bishops signed a resolution opposing dissolution and recommending restructuring to allow regional autonomy on divisive issues.
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Switzerland pastors launch ‘Save our food’

United Methodist News - Wed, 09/11/2019 - 11:08am
Two pastors in Davos turned a dream of stopping food waste into reality.
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Young people march for change in Angola

United Methodist News - Tue, 09/10/2019 - 10:56am
United Methodist youth group celebrates 67th anniversary with series of events focused on social justice issues.
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Creation care gets traction as priority

United Methodist News - Tue, 09/10/2019 - 10:40am
United Methodist efforts to be environmentally friendly are on the rise. EarthKeepers training through Global Ministries is a popular way to get started.
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African bishops oppose separation plans

United Methodist News - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 3:06pm
In a statement at the close of the Africa College of Bishops retreat, the bishops said the church would continue in Africa after GC2020.
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First church in Africa becomes reconciling

United Methodist News - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 12:35pm
A United Methodist congregation in southwestern Kenya voted to work toward full equality of LGBTQ people in the life of the church.
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Wheelchair opens new doors for girl in rural Zimbabwe

United Methodist News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 11:15am
Moved by 11-year-old’s spirit, Bishop Nhiwatiwa, local pastors make plea to help her obtain an education.
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UMCOR starts efforts for Bahamas relief

United Methodist News - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 5:12pm
The relief agency will partner with Methodists in the Bahamas to meet basic needs for survivors after Hurricane Dorian decimated Grand Bahama and Abaco islands.
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Native young people speak up at national gathering

United Methodist News - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 9:00am
Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference youth raise their voices about Native-themed mascots and other issues important to their communities.
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United Methodism grows in Madagascar

United Methodist News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 11:22am
Though only officially a church for a year, evangelizing via education spurs church growth in island nation.
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Texas group crosses border to meet asylum seekers

United Methodist News - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 2:11pm
United Methodists major part of ecumenical contingent seeking end to ʽremain in Mexico’ policy.
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Young United Methodists connect in Kenya

United Methodist News - Fri, 08/30/2019 - 12:15pm
Africa Central Conference youth and young adults gather to look for ways to shine in leadership roles in the church and their communities.
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Cholera concerns grow in East Congo

United Methodist News - Thu, 08/29/2019 - 11:09am
Amid the Ebola outbreak, church adds cholera education to public awareness campaign as cases increase in North and South Kivu.
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Sierra Leone Conference settles land dispute

United Methodist News - Thu, 08/29/2019 - 10:50am
Church agrees to give 60 acres of Pa Loko land to neighboring community to resolve a property battle that had turned violent.
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Successful evangelism includes trusting the call

United Methodist News - Thu, 08/29/2019 - 10:00am
2019 Denman Award winners the Revs. Casey Turner and Thacker Haynes talk about ministries to people addicted to drugs and alcohol and a rodeo team at a Texas college.
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Youth camp bridges divide in tense region

United Methodist News - Wed, 08/28/2019 - 11:21am
From the outside, this camp may look like any other, but it has brought together youth from three countries fraught with political tension and hostility.
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Native ministry provides three decades of food security

United Methodist News - Tue, 08/27/2019 - 5:57pm
The women of Billy Hooton United Methodist Church refuse to give up on a food pantry that serves 60-80 families each month.
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Denman Award winners stand out as evangelists

United Methodist News - Tue, 08/27/2019 - 11:19am
A unique man, the late Harry Denman still inspires others pursuing their own paths to the goal of converting people to Jesus Christ, some of whom are presented with The Harry Denman Evangelism Award. Part one of a two-part series.
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Filipino United Methodists condemn latest violence

United Methodist News - Thu, 08/22/2019 - 4:59pm
State terrorism prevails on Negros Island, the Philippines Board of Church and Society said in condemning the latest killings.
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