Wearing masks, social distancing, and taking temperatures are “new normal” practices in churches in Africa as well as the U.S. as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
Liberia’s General Conference delegates are mandated to work for changes in the financial aspects of the Protocol and lower the percentage of votes needed for a conference to leave The UMC.
Rev. Kennetha Bigham-Tsai, chief connectional officer of The United Methodist Church, is among those sharing thoughts on the new plan for possible separation of The United Methodist Church.
Issues before the 2020 General Conference in Minneapolis have a history dating back to the 1972 General Conference in Atlanta. Click here for an interactive timeline.
U.S. annual conferences elected more delegates opposed to the Traditional Plan, but traditionalists estimate they still have the majority overall for General Conference 2020.
Directors of the Board of Global Ministries express pain over the divide that has occurred since the special General Conference.
Trust in the Holy Spirit was at the heart of the delegates’ experience at the start of the 2019 special session of the 2019 General Conference in St. Louis.
February 23rd, the day before the official opening of the 2019 General Conference was dedicated to praying a way forward, a spiritual initiative that began months ago.
Starting at age 6, Molly McNamara and her friend ran a lemonade stand that raised $100,000 for Imagine No Malaria.
UMC bishops in Africa pledged to transform agriculture from subsistence farming to commercial ventures that can financially support the church.