Bishop Hector Ortiz of the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico updates the United Methodist Council of Bishops on the island’s status after Hurricane Maria.
African bishops issued a pastoral letter to United Methodists in their region to support the commission’s work through prayer and fasting.
The Council of Bishops begins closed-door sessions to consider unity proposals from the Commission on A Way Forward.
Bishop Kenneth L. Carter, one of the moderators of the Commission on A Way Forward, told United Methodist communicators not to expect any news on its work until Summer, 2018, after the Council of Bishops clears any proposal.
Five hundred years after Martin Luther sought to reform the Catholic Church, his ideas still shape religion in the 21st century.
Oct. 18, 2017 | UMNS
United Methodist clergy should hold tight, for now, after a U.S. federal judge struck down the law that gives clergy tax-free housing allowances.
Delegate count and other details of the 2020 General Conference were addressed at the recent meeting of the UMC agency charged with organizing and operating the global lawmaking assembly.
Members of First UMC in Austin, Texas, voted overwhelmingly not to hold any weddings until the denominations rescinds its ban against same-sex weddings.
A new group of retired United Methodist clergy who seek full inclusion in the church for LGBTQ people will hold its first meeting in November.