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UMC Bishops: Stand up against racism and white supremacy
Bishop Bruce R. Ough has challenged United Methodists and all peoples of faith to be bold in the witness against racism and white supremacy. Read More
Commission on a Way Forward issues status report
The Commission on a Way Forward has released a status report updating the church and the leaders on the faithful work of the Commission after four meetings. Read More
Worship and Music Director Sought for 2020 General Conference
The Commission on the General Conference is seeking a worship and music director responsible for the overall worship and music program management of The United Methodist Church’s 2020 General Conference. Read More
Commission on a Way Forward meets in Chicago
The Commission on a Way Forward held its fourth meeting on July 19-21 at the Wespath building in Chicago, Illinois. Read More
Interpreter to cease publication at year’s end
United Methodist Communications announced today that Interpreter magazine, the official program journal of The United Methodist Church, will cease publication after the November/December 2017 issue. Read More
Commission on a Way Forward to meet in Chicago next month
The Commission on a Way Forward will convene in Chicago July 19-21 to continue its work concerning human sexuality and exploring options for the future of The United Methodist Church... Read More
Valdez Barker to leave role as Chief Connectional Ministries Officer of the Connectional Table
The Rev. Dr. Amy Valdez Barker will be leaving the Connectional Table to accept the position of Executive Director for the Global Missions Connections at the General Board of Global... Read More
New UMC Handbook now available
The new United Methodist Church Handbook for this quadrennium is available, providing a detailed overview of the denomination’s beliefs, mission, structure and history. Read More
Jerre and Mary Joy Stead invest $1,000,000 in theological education for the central conferences
The philanthropic investment will support The United Methodist Church’s efforts to increase and strengthen opportunities for theological education for church leaders in regions outside the United States Read More
UMC bishops ask Trump to reconsider decision to withdraw U.S. from climate accord
The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church is asking U.S. President Donald Trump to reconsider his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord. Read More