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.
Members of the Iowa Board of Ordained Ministry announce their intention to assess clergy candidates without consideration of their sexuality.
Wespath, the agency that administers pension and health benefits for clergy and lay church employees, marked historic support this year for its stockholder resolutions with global energy companies.
The African Methodist Episcopal Church, to which United Methodists are linked via an agreement, outlines the health dangers of climate change, especially to Black children.
A second academic gathering to aid the deliberations of the Commission on A Way Forward will focus on United Methodist mission.
The Rev. Dr. J. Philip Wogaman, one of the leading Christian ethicists in The United Methodist Church, surrendered his clergy credentials May 31 in protest of the Baltimore-Washington Conference’s delay of an LGBTQ candidate.