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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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Zimbabwe United Methodists focus on sports and recreation

United Methodist News - Wed, 07/03/2019 - 3:52pm
Connecting a healthy mind and a healthy body is the key to a happier life, says Bishop Eben K. Nhiwatiwa.
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California-Nevada says no to withholding funds, disaffiliation

United Methodist News - Wed, 07/03/2019 - 11:47am
The cabinet of the California-Nevada Conference says no to disaffiliation and withholding apportionments.
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John Wesley reminds us that grace is available to all

United Methodist News - Wed, 07/03/2019 - 11:11am
Seminary professor Laceye C. Warner writes that Wesley’s instructions to modern Methodists would be the same as Methodists of his day: Extend God’s love and grace to others.
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Clergy embrace becoming foster parents

United Methodist News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 3:31pm
West Virginia has one of the highest rates in the nation of children removed from homes due to drug abuse, and one of the lowest rates of new homes for them. Clergy felt called to respond.
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East Congo church offers orphans brighter future

United Methodist News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 11:45am
The United Methodist Church in East Congo helps orphans navigate difficult time with counseling, education and skills training to help them become self-sufficient.
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Wesley would call modern Methodists to return to their roots

United Methodist News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 11:32am
Wesley knew that the people called Methodists were themselves liable to spiritual slumber. Seminary professor David F. Watson thinks Wesley would direct today’s church back to the intentional practices of the Methodist societies.
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Wesley would urge modern Methodists to stay Christ-centered

United Methodist News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 3:54pm
Wesley’s advice on how to live and serve with fellow Methodists with varying opinions on doctrine and practice applies to United Methodists today, one pastor writes.
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7 Mississippi churches exit denomination

United Methodist News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 2:57pm
Debates around sexuality caused his church to ‘lose focus,’ says one Mississippi pastor whose congregation is leaving The United Methodist Church.
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Clinic patients come in carts, wheelbarrows, on foot

United Methodist News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 11:05am
Dindi community welcomes United Methodist Church’s health outreach efforts but pleads for ambulance and doctors.
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Refugee church helps other refugees worship

United Methodist News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 11:02am
A Milwaukee church started by Hmong refugees from Laos welcomes a congregation of Congolese refugees.
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