When United Methodist communicators around the globe voted on the most significant events in the denomination in 2020, COVID-19 and the grief it has caused was named the top story of the year.
Availability of vaccines, internet connection, and visas are all some of the unknowns that continue to complicate the plan for the General Conference set to convene eight months from now.
Disaster recovery continues in mid-Michigan after flooding shattered the lives of thousands eight months ago. Six case managers, employed by The Michigan Conference, are now helping residents rebuild their lives.
Deaconess Cindy Andrade Johnson cares for migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. She reports on their resiliency and hopes as a new administration comes to Washington.
“Each of the ten essayists is saying, ‘See me, hear, me, deal with me.’” That’s what Bishop Gregory Palmer remarks about the new book, “I’m Black. I’m Christian. I’m Methodist.”
Phishing emails targeting United Methodists are on the uptick. One email making the rounds is a classic pyramid scheme, asking for a contribution and promising big returns.
The Judicial Council has not met since the coronavirus pandemic began. They now plan to use video conferencing to address issues, including the constitutionality of Protocol legislation.
Meet Pete Stahlbrand, the new director of Camp Michigamme in the northwest U.P. He is a veteran of ten years of service in New Jersey, New York, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.
The Council of Bishops wants to postpone electing any new bishops in the U.S. and slow down adding more bishops in Africa.
All churches that have chartered programs with Scouts, even if the programs aren’t currently active, are urged to file a “proof of claim” by 5 p.m. U.S. Eastern time on Nov. 16.