United Methodist leaders project that at the present time at least half of the denomination lives outside the United States. However, the US delegates to GC 2020 remain in the majority.
Church membership data plays a critical role in denominational decision-making. Heather Hahn explains how church leaders gather the information and the role it plays.
On March 18, 2019 Wespath announced that the Appeals Court rules clergy housing allowances do not violate the Establishment Clause of the Constitution.
UMC general agencies are looking at what a planned budget cut of more than 20% will mean for their work, their staff and the people they serve.
During this season of change, this 2018 State of the Church report shows that “the mission is yet alive.”
Despite a request to reconsider, the board of The United Methodist Church’s finance agency is moving ahead with planned cuts to the denominational budget.
The board of The United Methodist Church’s finance agency approved changes to apportionments that would cut more than $105 million from the 2021-2024 general church budget.
“UMC Support” is the theme of the new GCFA website providing solutions that sustain ministries.
A word from the Michigan Area Treasurer’s Office on the clergy housing allowance/exclusion ruling.
A new Reserves Task Force considers how much United Methodist agencies should save for a rainy day.