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Zimbabwe church using social media to spread the Gospel

United Methodist News - Fri, 06/28/2019 - 9:30am
Churches in Zimbabwe are embracing social media for its ability to bring the Gospel to a larger audience.
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US elections see shift in GC2020 delegates

United Methodist News - Thu, 06/27/2019 - 3:27pm
U.S. annual conferences elected more delegates opposed to the Traditional Plan, but traditionalists say they still have the majority.
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Neglected children spark outcry for immigration reform

United Methodist News - Thu, 06/27/2019 - 2:35pm
Recent reports of children suffering at immigrant detention centers and drowning of migrants trying to reach the U.S. mean reform is needed, many United Methodist leaders say.
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Sierra Leone conference opens new eye clinic

United Methodist News - Thu, 06/27/2019 - 11:16am
For years, patients living in the northern Sierra Leone city of Port Loko and nearby villages who had eye diseases had to travel about 40 miles to the nearest eye clinic.
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California-Nevada has 6 new LGBTQ clergy

United Methodist News - Wed, 06/26/2019 - 4:26pm
2019 California-Nevada Annual conference ordained, commissioned or licensed 13 clergy.
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Christian hymn unites Hong Kong protesters

United Methodist News - Wed, 06/26/2019 - 11:58am
Song has helped defuse tensions during massive demonstrations and has become movement’s anthem, says a Hong Kong Methodist.
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Police question United Methodists about sanctuary guests

United Methodist News - Wed, 06/26/2019 - 10:55am
A district superintendent and pastor in the Philippines said police intimidated and threatened them for offering sanctuary to human rights workers.
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New video calls out harassment of clergywomen

United Methodist News - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 12:06pm
North Carolina Conference effort yields news coverage, large viewership.
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Church in Congo walks alongside Ebola survivors

United Methodist News - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 10:54am
As Ebola death toll tops 1,500, United Methodists continue to raise awareness and support those affected by the outbreak.
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The Book of Discipline unites us as a church

United Methodist News - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 10:42am
As a new United Methodist, Stephen Mannion is amazed by the current level of discord and advises adhering to the laws that define the denomination.
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Prison ministry delivers gifts, hope

United Methodist News - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 11:49am
Members of the Sierra Leone Conference, UMW missionaries visit young detainees at Kingtom Remand Home to celebrate Day of the African Child.
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