Amanda Mountain of the General Commission on the Status and Role of Women contrasts the new Illinois governor’s diversity initiative with gender equality in The United Methodist Church.
After leading a campaign against Ebola, United Methodist missionary Victor Doolakeh Taryor steps down after eight years as administrator of church-related Ganta Hospital.
Thousands of congregations, including United Methodists, will participate in the 2015 Offering of Letters from Bread for the World urging the reauthorization of the federal child nutrition program.
Bread for the World, an interdenominational organization dedicated to ending world hunger, has publicly endorsed President Barack Obama’s proposed federal budget as a moral document for its focus on the nation’s most vulnerable citizens.
Some of the UMC’s youngest leaders have urged no action on radical restructuring at the 2012 General Conference.
United Methodist congregations around Chardon, Ohio, hold services for prayer and consolation after a high school shooting results in three deaths and multiple injuries.
A new statement on mission for United Methodists, seen by its creators as providing values and vision that the Call to Action lacks, is drawing the interest of thousands of online readers.
More annual conferences (regional units) of The United Methodist Church paid their full shares of funding for worldwide ministries in 2011.