Delegations from the North Central Jurisdiction gathered in suburban Chicago to prepare for next year’s General and Jurisdictional Conferences.
The United Methodist Council of Bishops released a statement on the Israel-Gaza conflict amid rising international calls for a cease-fire. The bishops say they want to encourage work toward long-lasting… Continue Reading Bishops call for peacemaking in Holy Land
Bishops from the North Central Jurisdiction recently experienced the work done by ministry partner Midwest Mission by participating in hands-on mission projects.
A key United Methodist leadership body has given unanimous approval to submitting a proposal for worldwide regionalization to the denomination’s top lawmaking assembly. The legislative package aims to give Africa,… Continue Reading Regionalization plan heads to General Conference
Disaffiliations from The United Methodist Church have grown considerably and shifted geographically, according to a new study from the Lewis Center for Church Leadership. The Southeastern and South Central jurisdictions… Continue Reading Study shows shift in disaffiliations
Young adults, ages 18-35, seeking short-term, cultural immersion experiences abroad can join an upcoming UMVIM Discover … Mission journey.
Valerie Mossman-Celestin just returned from her first trip to Haiti in five years. It was a time to reconnect with the community, reassure the staff, and recreate the ministry.
Over 200 people attended the opening of Midwest Mission’s second campus in Jefferson, IA, including Iowa Bishop Kennetha Bigham-Tsai.
At least 42 dead, and over 13,000 displaced after flooding in Haiti on June 4. Support UMCOR’s programming in Haiti now through The Advance.
The Council of Bishops is recommending an additional church meeting in 2026 to reestablish connection and recast the mission and vision for the UMC.