The oversight board for United Methodist Communications has directed the staff to devise a communications plan for the entire denomination that includes lessons on how to talk with people despite disagreements.
In the wake of the exclusionary and punitive actions of General Conference 2019, Bishop Elaine JW Stanovsky has formed a Greater Northwest Area Guiding Coalition to “help to shape and lead a new movement of Methodism.”
The Committee on Faith and Order has produced a document on the nature of the church for the 2020 General Conference.
Three young adult students will present the Young People’s Address next May at General Conference 2020.
Nine congregations have been an eight-month-long process to “disaffiliate” from The United Methodist Church because of its stances against the inclusion of LGBTQ persons.
Based on its highly acclaimed “Chuck Knows Church” series, the new Discipleship Ministries teaching series intends to educate churches about evangelism, discipleship, stewardship and other factors of church life.
The racial relationships monitoring agency is offering a course especially for pastor and those who want to teach about racial and ethnic violence in their congregations.
United Methodist Women offer support for the Global Climate Strike on Sept. 20 with a statement and resources.
The Pre-General Conference Briefing offers delegates, communicators, agency staff and others to connect and learn how to navigate the 2020 General Conference in Minneapolis, Minn.
United Methodist bishops in Africa have reiterated their previous statement opposing any division of The United Methodist Church while still holding that homosexuality is “incompatible with Christian teaching.”