Hurricane Florence’s southward shift moves its likely landfall to the state line between South Carolina and North Carolina, setting United Methodist conferences in those states on high alert.
Pastors and church members were evacuating with their neighbors from the coasts of South Carolina, North Carolina and low-lying Virginia as Hurricane Florence headed for the United States.
United Methodists join the World Council of Churches encouraging the planet’s 2.2 billion Christians to observe the five-week-long Season of Creation emphasizing action on climate change and care for the Earth.
Donations to residents affected by heavy storms in Iowa have overwhelmed the recovery site, Hope UMC in Marshalltown, Iowa.
After two years of tumult over race and gender inclusion and management style, Dr. Elaine Heath has stepped down as dean of UMC-related Duke Divinity School.
An Ohio UMC will sponsor a segment of “The Concert Across America to End Gun Violence” in partnership with other community organizations to remember victims and make gun violence the Number 1 issue in the 2018 elections.
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.