The denomination’s Connectional Table proposes major legislation with the goals of easing the burden of U.S. business on General Conference, and giving U.S. churches parity with those in central conferences.
Bishop of the United Methodist Church in Zimbabwe calls the hand-pedaled wheelchair the “rise up and walk” of our time. He celebrates the gift that helps 11-year-old Portia achieve her life goals.
You can bet, when you hear something’s brewing on the Weather Channel, the United Methodist Committee on Relief is already starting to prepare the best response for what lies ahead.
A former refugee, this World Communion Scholarship recipient says, “I am prayerfully discerning what ministry God is calling me to specifically.”
An UMVIM team led by the Rev. David and Christy Newhouse, Sunnyside UMC, finds Christian faith is alive in China. A team member from New Jersey, Deacon Thomas Lank, reports.
As the Class of 2023 return to campuses in Albion and Adrian, Michigan Methodists are asked to support their students.
Hurricane Dorian is now taking its last swipe on the east coast of the United States. UMCOR watches progress. Dollars and supplies are on the way to the hard-hit Bahamas.
Dr. Lester and Deborah Dornon make their home in Nepal. But these United Methodist missionaries will soon be in Michigan to thank supporting churches. Contact them to schedule a visit.
“Why Now,” by Michigan poet Dillon Burns, is currently featured on the new website of The Connectional Table. “Emerging” celebrates what God is doing now in and through the UMC.
The UMCNext coalition has just released a plan that would remove restrictions against same-sex weddings and ordination of LGBTQ clergy. The plan also would let local churches vote to leave the denomination.