United Methodism’s top mission executive was “surprised and disturbed” by the Customs detention of a Muslim Filipino peace advocate his agency had invited to the United States.
Ending weeks of speculation, the bishops confirmed they’ve asked to UMC’s high court to rule on whether alternatives to the Way Forward proposal will be allowed at the 2019 General Conference.
A United Methodist leader responsible for the church in Kenya supported recent sentiments behind a U.S-initiated march for Pan African peace, power and prosperity.
United Methodists attending the Washington, D.C., anti-racism event are encouraged to contact the General Commission on Religion & Race to connect during the multi-day gathering.
From big cities to small towns, United Methodists everywhere across the United States joined in the student-led March for Our Lives event to advocate for gun safety.
Nurse Patti Nelson, also a pastor’s wife, found a way to soothe the babies born to drug-addicted mothers as they went through drug withdrawal, and her United Methodist congregation soon took up the ministry.
By underwriting administrative costs through UMCOR Sunday donations, United Methodists assure that 100 percent of any gift goes to relieve suffering after a major disaster.
Yellowstone Conference reports that the dire needs of the Blackfeet United Methodist Parish, stricken by a harsh winter, have been filled through the generosity of church people.
The National Council of Churches is spearheading a new effort by multiple faith-based organizations to end racism in America.
Generous giving from local United Methodist congregations through their regional units has resulted in a record level of fully paid fair-share contributions known as “apportionments.”