Combining revival with strategy, Uniting Methodists lay out their plan to promote acceptance of the ‘One Church’ unity model at the 2019 General Conference.
Sponsor of teams to bring worship to detained immigrant teen-agers, Highland Park UMC in Dallas translates the youths’ prayer requests into English and posts them for intercession by its members.
An interfaith team from North Texas brought joy and hope to youths at a U.S. immigration detention camp near El Paso.
Proponents of the “Traditional” Way Forward model argue that the UMC should forego social justice for “pure evangelism,” while progressives see the two as inextricably linked yet they often don’t follow through on the linkage.
The machinations of United Methodist “powers that be” give a feeling that the playing field for the 2019 General Conference is being rigged for a certain outcome.
La Trinidad United Methodist Church in San Antonio, Texas, has become a gathering place where people can discuss and work on community issues such as gun safety.
An uncomfortable spiritual discernment leads Cynthia B. Astle to question whether retributive actions are ethically correct for American Christians in the face of today’s widespread injustices.
United Methodists, including former first lady Laura Bush, have increased their opposition to the Trump Administration’s policy of separation immigrant children from their families.
The forced separation of immigrant children from their parents by the U.S. Border Patrol is state-sponsored child abuse that United Methodists should be working to stop immediately.
An ad hoc group had hoped to elect an entire delegation of LGBTQ clergy and laity, but the composition of the New York delegation fulfills the goal of a 2017 conference resolution to elect more LGBTQ delegates.