More than a quarter of the leaders who negotiated the proposed Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace through Separation say they can no longer support the proposal.
The General Council on Finance and Administration learns of volatility in apportionment giving across the connection. Collection rates in the first quarter varied widely among the seven general church funds.
As legislative proposals continue on hold, the future of The United Methodist Church has lately been the subject of statements and opinion pieces from across the globe.
Joy Barrett serves on a new technology study team looking at online options to accommodate full participation of 900 delegates and leaders participating in the General Conference from four continents.
United Methodist bishops based in the United States support full participation in the coming election in the face of the two viruses, COVID-19 and racism.
“Dismantling Racism: Pressing on to Freedom” is a multi-agency initiative of The United Methodist Church that was launched on Juneteenth, 2020. “We must resolve, ‘enough is enough,’ UMC Bishops said.
Social distancing measures forced churches to transition to online worship and ministry. As states lift shelter-in-place orders, churches must consider how — or when— to return to in-person worship.
With the 2020 General Conference 13 weeks away, United Methodists visited Nashville last week for a preview of what’s ahead.
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.
In this month’s blog, The Joyful Journey, Bishop David A. Bard remembers a Grammy-winning song and views the 2019 General Conference as a tapestry rich in the love of God.