In a statement released September 8, African bishops have called for unity in The United Methodist Church while condemning traditionalist advocacy groups looking to break up the denomination.
Dr. David W. Scott, United Methodist mission theologian, highlights these five United Methodist news story lines related to the future of the denomination to watch as we move into fall.
High gas prices and inflation are affecting United Methodists across the U.S., including Michigan, as ministries negotiate travel demands and deal with increased demand at food pantries and other charities.
Learn about current United Methodist mission work in Ukraine on Saturday, September 10, during an online event with Ukrainian church leaders and Bishop Christian Alsted of the Nordic and Baltic… Continue Reading Connect with Ukrainian United Methodists
Bishop Laurie Haller of the Iowa Conference announced that she plans to retire at the end of 2022, after being on medical leave following a February 16 fall that resulted… Continue Reading Bishop Laurie Haller to retire
The Judicial Council clarified church law related to the transfer of property, ruling that Paragraph 2548.2 in the Book of Discipline cannot be used as a pathway to disaffiliate from… Continue Reading Church court clarifies property-transfer rules
The Rev. Cynthia A. Wilson leads a new innovative worship institute which will provide training for musicians and worship leaders in the sacred music of Africana church traditions.
The Committee on Episcopacy recommends to delegates to the upcoming North Central Jurisdictional Conference that the number of active bishops is not sustainable and should be returned to nine until… Continue Reading NCJ committee proposes return to 9 bishops
After record flooding in Eastern Kentucky, United Methodist volunteers are serving as God’s “hands and feet.”
A partnership between the United Methodist Southern Nigeria Conference and the Beautiful Gate Handicap Center recently improved the lives of people with mobility issues.