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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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How accurate are church membership numbers?

United Methodist News - Tue, 07/09/2019 - 12:55pm
Denominational membership data comes with uncertainty. There are very good reasons why.
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Zimbabwe church trains youth leaders to avoid drugs

United Methodist News - Tue, 07/09/2019 - 11:52am
Substance abuse is rising in Zimbabwe and the church has launched a campaign to teach youth to make healthier choices.
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First health center opens in rural Congo village

United Methodist News - Mon, 07/08/2019 - 12:35pm
For many years the population of Osio was forced to travel long distances to receive medical care. Now they don’t have to go anywhere.
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Slavery anniversary leads to new discussions

United Methodist News - Mon, 07/08/2019 - 11:50am
To mark the 400th anniversary of the first African people being brought to the U.S. as slaves, these resources can help United Methodists better understand that haunting legacy.
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2019 East Congo Annual Conference

United Methodist News - Sun, 07/07/2019 - 5:24pm
July 7-12, 2019 at Kibombo Local Church, Congo Dr.
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