The General Commission on Status and Role of Women’s online survey seeks information from clergy and laity regarding instances of sexual harassment in The United Methodist Church.
As damage assessments continue in Florida, where the Florida Keys are especially devastated, churches in Irma’s path are also taking stock of her fury.
The people of Guam have heard North Korea’s threats before, but still United Methodists there pray for “wisdom and restraint on the part of all those with the instruments of such deadly force in their hands,”
Separate petitions from the California-Pacific and Denmark conferences seek a ruling from the Judicial Council on whether the issue of homosexuality legitimately falls under United Methodist doctrinal standards.
The effects of global climate change are no political ploy or hoax to the people of Liberia, where United Methodist Jefferson B. Knight is forming a group to care for creation.
The Rev. David Billings was too young to work in the Civil Rights movement of the ’50s and ’60s, but he wrote a book to capture the spirit of that era in hopes it will energize today’s human rights efforts, writes Linda Bloom.
Newly installed Bishop Mande Muyombo, formerly on staff with Global Ministries, wants to bring United Methodist resources even more to making peace between warring ethnic factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The social justice agency’s new website is intended to be clearer in identity and more accessible to users.
Conferences cannot exempt candidates from UMC ban on ordaining LGBTQ people, says Judicial Council.
Judicial Council rules Western Jurisdiction shouldn’t have consecrated Bishop Oliveto knowing she was a “self avowed practicing homosexual” in violation of the UMC ban against gay clergy.