Advocacy groups that support or reject United Methodism’s stance against homosexual practice will keep watch on the April 25-28 deliberations of the Judicial Council, the denomination’s “high court.”
It’s time for United Methodists to seek God’s help to transform the abuse we’ve inflicted on one another in the battle over acceptance of LGBTQ people, writes Cynthia B. Astle.
In keeping with its spiritual practices, United Methodist Insight will not post any new articles from the evening of Holy Thursday through Easter Sunday.
The death of her beloved mother-in-law, Evelyn Grebe, resurrects the age-old questions about the deepest mysteries of life and death, writes Cynthia B. Astle.
In less than an hour and a half, some 90 volunteers at Belmont/Watertown United Methodist Church in Massachusetts packed 10,000 meals for hungry people.
United Methodists are responding with “prayer, financial help and hands-on labor” to aid victims of devastating wildfires that burned across Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and part of Colorado in early March.
An ad hoc group of United Methodist clergywomen under 40 have issued a strong statement refuting the claims of a new video from the conservative Wesleyan Covenant Association sent March 2 to most UMC clergy.
Selecting members of the committee to recommend a digitally based update of the United Methodist Hymnal awaits work by several bodies, says its staff liaison.
United Methodist Insight Editor Cynthia B. Astle recalls her nearly 30-year acquaintance with Bishop Felton E. May, who died Feb. 27.
After the past year’s dispiriting events, Cynthia B. Astle yearns for a Mardi Gras that celebrates humanity’s place in God’s wondrous creation.