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Bishops receive interim Way Forward report, elect new officers
During their meeting on Nov. 5-10, the bishops stressed the importance of the mission of God, the guidance of the Holy Spirit and the love of Jesus Christ. Read More
Taking Christmas spirit on the road with “The True Meaning of Christmas Tour”
The United Methodist Church is hitting the road in December in a gift-wrapped touring truck, decked out to share fellowship from city-to-city. Read More
UMC Bishops call for respectful conversations in time of uncertainty
The bishops reminded United Methodists about Ephesians 4:1-2 which admonishes us “to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called..." Read More
Bishops uphold values of mission, unity, space, contextuality in interim report on Way Forward work
The Council of Bishops is exploring sketches of three models as possible directions for a way forward for The United Methodist Church. Read More
Bishop Carter elected as president of Council of Bishops
Bishop Kenneth H. Carter will take over from Bishop Bruce R. Ough effective at the end of the May 2018 meeting. Read More
GC2020 Worship and Music Director Selected
The Commission on the General Conference has named Raymond Trapp from Brooklyn, New York, as Worship and Music Director for the 2020 United Methodist General Conference. Read More
Commission on a Way Forward drafts interim report to the bishops
Commission members agreed on presenting an interim report that emphasizes the need for unity of the UMC, yet recognizing the different theological understandings on LGBTQ identity. Read More
Commission on a Way Forward working on interim report to bishops
The Commission began its sixth meeting on October 30, 2017, with a devotion that challenged the members to be as one in the body of Christ. Read More
Episcopalians, United Methodists plan for approval of full communion proposal
The Episcopal Church-United Methodist Dialogue Committee continues its work on establishing a full communion relationship between the two denominations. Read More
GC Commission strives to bring new efficiencies to legislative event
The Commission on General Conference announced that the number of delegates for the 2020 General Conference will be roughly the same as the last--864. Read More