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Global Ministries Statement on Human Rights for All People

United Methodists are increasingly aware of the violation of human rights through the criminalization of homosexuality in countries such as Uganda, Nigeria, Russia, and India. Read More

Celebrating Women’s History month in the UMC

The General Commission on the Status and Role of Women is celebrating Women's History Month with special resources every day of March. Read More

La Iglesia Metodista de Puerto Rico celebra la vida de Iris Janet Rivera Casanova

La ingeniera Iris Janet Rivera Casanova, esposa del Rdo. Dr. Juan A. Vera Méndez, Obispo Emeritus de la Iglesia Metodista de Puerto Rico, falleció en horas de la noche... Read More

Prayers Requested in Ukraine

Read an update and prayer request from John Calhoun, a United Methodist missionary serving in Ukraine. Dearest friends of the UMC in Ukraine, Peace to you all from Kyiv. It... Read More

March worship resources available

Inclusive/expansive-language prayers, calls to worship and liturgies that can be used in March (Women's History Month) are available... Read More

United Methodists join D.C. pray-in for immigration reform

Bishops Minerva Carcaño and Julius Trimble will join other Christians on Feb. 17 in Washington to pray for an end to deportations. They expect to be arrested. Read More

Clergy diversity mirrors membership

The number of United Methodist clergy of color increased by 7.6% in the United States over a five-year period, according to an analysis by the General Commission on the Status and... Read More

More than 100 Christians and Muslims in Jinja, Uganda, are working together to produce “Shalom Coffee from the Source of the Nile.” A recent survey has found that bishops outside the U.S. are engaged in fostering better relations among religious groups.

United Methodists bridging global religious divide

Whether engaged in peace-building, social justice programs or interfaith dialogue, United Methodists around the world are increasingly open to those of other faith traditions. That’s the conclusion of bishops... Read More

The closing ceremony for the 2013 Wild Goose gathering included communion, a masa made with corn, cheese and jalepeno from New Mexico and provided by Wild Goose attendees. Photos courtesy of Cassandra Lawrence

Wild Goose Festival integrates social justice, conversation, re-imagination and experimentation

" I began my search for an event that would integrate social justice, conversation, re-imagination and experimentation. I wanted to participate in an exchange of ideas and inspirations," wrote Cassandra Lawrence,... Read More