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1 - New statistics provide snapshot of Korean United Methodists
The latest news from the United Methodist News Service.
2 - Sheltering in Love grant alleviates hunger
3 - Young elder numbers near historic low
4 - Groundbreaking first step for Nigerian church radio
5 - Fix broken migration policy, religious leaders say
6 - Conference backs replacing Cross and Flame
7 - At 94, he’s ‘Mr. Music of United Methodism’
8 - Full communion with Episcopalians delayed
9 - Empowering women in Liberia amid COVID-19
10 - 2020 Pacific Northwest Annual Conference
11 - Churches pick up after Sally
12 - Grappling with how racism coexists with faith
13 - Racism and Latinos: The wall of separation and fear
14 - Missions’ doctors, nurses serve despite struggles
15 - Debrecen church has new home
16 - Clergy: Racial justice is church’s responsibility
17 - 2020 Alaska Annual Conference
18 - Fires, coronavirus complicate Western disaster relief
19 - 2020 Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference
20 - 2020 Red Bird Missionary Annual Conference
21 - Driver arrested in crash that killed bishop
22 - Martin Methodist in talks to join UT system
23 - Finding strength in the worldwide church family
24 - Violence against women, girls in Africa spikes amid COVID-19
25 - Church exits denomination for LGBTQ equality
26 - Embracing whole truth about Methodism and race
27 - Fundraising, church assessments on tap for SBC21
28 - Bishop Yambasu remembered as bridge builder
29 - Rev. Gil Caldwell, civil rights pioneer, dies
30 - Church leads storm recovery in Iowa
31 - A new reformation? Look to the NGOs
32 - Pandemic leads more girls to early marriages
33 - Churches see census as part of their mission
34 - What of agencies in post-separation church?
35 - Community project births new congregation
36 - Bishop Hearn, force for missions, dies at 89
37 - Church agencies cope with new realities
38 - Board gets update on giving, online worship
39 - 2020 North Georgia Annual Conference
40 - 2020 Minnesota Annual Conference
41 - Louisiana churches hit by Hurricane Laura
42 - Supporting the church amid pandemic disruptions
43 - 2020 Texas Annual Conference
44 - Centenarian stirs up faith in Zimbabwe
45 - Church has the tools to dismantle racism today
46 - Water project lightens load for new mothers
47 - Test Test News Page With Content Width Photo Feature
48 - Churches begin returning to in-person worship
49 - Colleges, seminaries reopen amid COVID-19
50 - African schools adapt to health requirements
The project, 10 years in the making, shows that Korean clergy are younger on average than previously thought and reveals a significant gender gap in appointments to Korean churches.
More than 350 people in the four conferences of the Nigeria Episcopal Area benefitted from COVID-19 food assistance.
United Methodist clergy age study shows modest growth period has been followed by drops in the number of both men and women elders under age 35.
A groundbreaking ceremony is the first step in bringing Grace Radio to Taraba State. The project is an initiative of the church in Nigeria in partnership with United Methodist Communications.
Faith leaders cite a lack of commitment by European nations to either refugees or their local hosts.
North Texas Conference joins pastor in saying the insignia of The United Methodist Church is, inadvertently, racially insensitive.
The Rev. Carlton R. “Sam” Young — composer, arranger, scholar and two-time hymnal editor — is out with a new collection of sacred music.
Citing COVID-19, the United Methodist and Episcopal dialogue committee urges putting its proposed agreement on hold until after 2021.
UMW project teaches women to make soaps and sanitary pads to generate income and provide needed products in rural villages.
September 17, online.
Hurricane brought strong winds, torrential rain to west Florida and south Alabama.
Three theologians wrestled with how Christianity can overcome racism at a time when polls show that many white Christians don’t see racial injustice as a problem.
The U.S.-Mexico border wall speaks volumes about attitudes toward Latinos, and the church must do more to respond.
More patients turn to United Methodist hospitals, as Zimbabwe’s health sector remains paralyzed by labor strikes and a lack of supplies amid COVID-19.
New church building in Debrecen, Hungary, has already been used for Pentecost and vacation Bible school.
United Methodists say there is potential for positive things to emerge from the racial unrest after two shootings in Wisconsin.
Sept. 15, virtual.
After a hurricane or tornado, church disaster relief teams and volunteers typically spring into action. Such a response isn’t possible in wildfires.
Sept. 12, online.
Sept. 12, virtual.
The driver of the SUV that crashed into and killed Sierra Leone Area Bishop John K. Yambasu has been charged with seven counts, including speeding.
Although there are several hurdles to clear, the University of Tennessee System and United Methodist-related Martin Methodist College are moving toward joining forces.
After a decade of service, Thomas Kemper leaves the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries with stronger international ties.
United Methodists speak up for abuse survivors and encourage others to do the same through various church campaigns and training.
The United Methodist Church has seen multiple disaffiliations lately, but a Georgia church is the first in recent years to leave expressly in support of its LGBTQ members.
While John Wesley and early American Methodists denounced slavery, the church’s history is marked by compromises and contention over race.
The new top executive of Strengthening the Black Church for the 21st Century has got big plans and wants to move quickly.
The Sierra Leone Area bishop was remembered as a natural bridge builder who brought people together in the church and in the world.
The United Methodist pastor joined in the landmark events of the U.S. civil rights movement. He also pushed for LGBTQ equality.
United Methodist volunteers are coming from all over Iowa and other states to help following an Aug. 10 derecho windstorm that left a 700-mile path of destruction.
Why is the church struggling while non-governmental organizations are thriving? The answers could be important for the church’s future.
United Methodist schools in Zimbabwe see more early marriages, other risky behavior as schools remain closed amid COVID-19.
United Methodists across the U.S. are helping hard-to-count people ‘come to their census.’ In doing so, they hope to strengthen their communities.
Two reserve delegates to General Conference 2021 argue that the current church agency structure isn’t sustainable after The United Methodist Church splits.
Development work helps United Methodism grow in rural Sierra Leone village and now members are setting their sights on a new church building.
Episcopal leader oversaw conferences in Nebraska, Texas, and had key role with Global Ministries.
The changing landscape caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and uncertainty over the denomination’s future has created challenges for United Methodist agencies.
The board of the United Methodist finance agency reviewed the pandemic’s financial fallout and advice on counting online worship attendance.
Aug. 29, virtual.
Aug. 29, online.
Though flooding was less than feared, ‘the wind was not our friend,’ bishop says.
The United Methodist general agencies find new ways to support the church’s mission and its members despite challenges imposed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Aug. 27, virtual.
A Methodist for over 85 years, Joel Makombe shares his faith journey and experience living during flu, COVID-19 pandemics.
Four young United Methodists discuss the history of racism in the church and ways the denomination can "move the needle."
With a grant from UMCOR, church installs rainwater collection systems at three health facilities in East Congo Episcopal Area.
Progress made with virtual worship will remain a part of the church experience as some sanctuaries reopen for Sunday services.
Fall term features mask-wearing and many other adjustments at United Methodist-related schools.
Others roll out e-learning programs as churches offer support to children, parents and teachers amid COVID-19 disruptions.