A brilliant and genial churchman, Bishop Ruediger Minor was known for both strength and diligence in his ministry in East Germany and later in Russia after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
The Council of Bishops’ ecumenical officer, Bishop Michael B. Watson, invites United Methodists to observe the 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation.
United Methodist Women is mobilizing its members to contact the Environmental Protection Agency to enforce regulations regarding deadly methane emissions.
Team convenors for revision of the United Methodist Social Principles met in May with Church and Society staff to begin the task approved by the 2016 General Conference.
United Methodists in Washington, D.C. will support a North Carolina UMC pastor on his campaign for health care for medically fragile children.
Eastern Pennsylvania Conference clergy wearing clerical garb are invited to join Bishop Peggy Johnson to protest especially against proposed reductions in Medicaid in the U.S. Congress.
U.S. United Methodists have passed 23 resolutions from 15 regional church bodies in 2017 to boycott Israel and divestment from companies the provide goods or services for Israeli suppression of Palestinians.
WASHINGTON – The Commission on a Way Forward will convene in Chicago July 19-21 to continue its work concerning human sexuality and exploring options for the future of The United Methodist Church on the issue.
Bread for the World has calculated the financial cost of the social safety net cuts proposed in President Trump’s budget, which some expect non-profits such as religious communities to make up in local services.
Bishop Michael McKee of the North Texas Annual Conference has issued a statement to clergy and lay members regarding fair process, the procedures provided for complaint resolution in the Book of Discipline.