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Praying Our Way Forward Phase 2 Commences January 1
The second phase of the "Praying Our Way Forward" initiative will be launched New Year’s Day with 75 weeks of focused prayer for The United Methodist Church. The 18 month effort... Read More
Christmas greetings from Bishop Bruce Ough and the Council of Bishops
In a Christmas message, Bishop Bruce Ough reminds us that disruptions in our lives are sometimes God's call for us to make room for Him. Read More
United Methodist Church offers the gift of hospitality with a warm welcome
The United Methodist Church is taking to the streets of nine major U.S. cities this Christmas with a warm invitation and a hot cup of cocoa. Read More
Council President Addresses “Division and Discord”
In a letter to the people of The United Methodist Church, Bishop Bruce R. Ough called upon all Christians to “remember who we are.” Read More
Preparations Begin for Minneapolis General Conference in 2020
A new Commission on General Conference met November 7-9, 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida, to begin organization for the 2020 General Conference to be held in Minneapolis. Read More
Council president offers post-election congratulations and prayers
In a congratulatory letter to President-elect Donald Trump on behalf of the Council of Bishops, Council president Bishop Bruce R. Ough sent a prayer and a plea for the nation. Read More
Committee on Faith and Order organizes for new quadrennium
The United Methodist Committee on Faith and Order met October 26-28 in Atlanta, Georgia, to welcome its new members, elect officers and plan its work for the upcoming quadrennium. Read More
Connectional Table holds organizational meeting
The 2017-2020 Connectional Table gathered in Jacksonville, Florida November 4-6, 2016 for their organizational meeting. Read More
Church Leaders Kick Off Quadrennium With Vital Congregation Focus
About 750 leaders of The United Methodist Church gathered to start the new quadrennium on the mission of cultivating vital congregations. Read More
Council of Bishops to call for 2019 General Conference
Through an affirmative vote at their fall meeting this week, the United Methodist Council of Bishops expressed their intent to call for a special session of the General Conference in... Read More