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United Methodists react to Ebola death in Goma

United Methodist News - Wed, 07/24/2019 - 12:23pm
United Methodist leaders are warning of the dangers of Ebola and urging everyone to be diligent about hand-washing and avoiding contact with ill people.
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United Methodist schools, churches damaged in Congo

United Methodist News - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 12:00pm
Storms, flooding disrupt education and worship in eastern part of the Congo.
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United Methodist women determined to restore peace in Kivu

United Methodist News - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 10:37am
At consultations in Bukavu and Uvira, women seek solutions to years of conflict in Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Apportionment collection rates down after GC2019

United Methodist News - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 2:51pm
Denomination’s finance agency reports declines in giving through June across the seven general church funds.
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2019 Burundi Annual Conference

United Methodist News - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 11:12am
July 17-20, at Saint Peter’s Cathedral and Ecole Paramédicale de Gitega in Gitega Province.
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Youth help impoverished peers in Angola

United Methodist News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 11:13am
In response to hunger and poverty, the youth of Malanje and Kiwaba Nzoji districts in Eastern Angola take positive action.
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Cameroon women assist internally displaced people

United Methodist News - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 11:21am
As violence forces women and children to seek refuge in the bush, and the United Methodist Women Association Cameroon is reaching out to help internally displaced people.
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Conferences mull denomination’s future

United Methodist News - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 11:26am
During summer regional meetings, U.S. United Methodists discussed splitting or sticking with the denomination.
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Strategizing to fight HIV, AIDS in West Africa

United Methodist News - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 11:08am
Thirty delegates from Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda and the U.S. attended a United Methodist summit in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
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Coffin, former Judicial Council member, dies at 95

United Methodist News - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 10:41am
The Rev. Wayne Coffin, Oklahoma Conference, served on The United Methodist Church’s top court from 1980-96.
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Urgency needed to combat climate change

United Methodist News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 1:54pm
United Methodists agreed at a conference on climate change that the church must be more systemic and aggressive to help keep the planet Earth supporting human life.
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Mozambique young adults save lives by donating blood

United Methodist News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:45am
Young adults in Mozambique make a lifesaving decision to address a shortage of blood in public hospitals.
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Deacon went from superheroes to God

United Methodist News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 12:30pm
The Rev. Mike Friedrich is a United Methodist deacon with a Marvel-ous past. These days, the former comic book writer works to redevelop church properties in the California-Nevada Conference.
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United Methodist News - Thu, 07/11/2019 - 3:51pm
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Immigrant in United Methodist church fined $214,000

United Methodist News - Thu, 07/11/2019 - 12:56pm
Maria Chavalan Sut has been in sanctuary at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church since Oct. 1, 2018. Sut is one of several immigrants who received fines from the federal government.
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Church members donate salaries to build church

United Methodist News - Thu, 07/11/2019 - 11:39am
In the Congo, where the average annual income is $400, United Methodists raise $2.5 million.
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2 bishops offer plan for denomination’s future

United Methodist News - Wed, 07/10/2019 - 2:21pm
To deal with schism-threatening conflict over homosexuality, Bishops Bard and Jones favor making The United Methodist Church an umbrella for self-governing church groups.
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From trash to cash: Zimbabwe woman launches venture

United Methodist News - Wed, 07/10/2019 - 12:12pm
By recycling plastic and cloth, Tapiwa Nyawasha supports herself and her church and encourages others to do likewise.
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