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A digital ad for Christ's Foundry in Dallas, Texas

National campaign focuses on the true meaning of Christmas

The United Methodist Church's new national outreach and advertising campaign focuses on the true meaning of Christmas: lending a hand to a neighbor in need, encouraging joy in the lives... Read More

Bishop Warner Brown, Jr. Photo courtesy of the Council of Bishops.

Council of Bishops President: Statement on the Paris attacks

Bishop Warner H. Brown, Jr., president of the Council of Bishops, issued a statement about the terrorist attacks in Paris. Read More

Susquehanna Conference presents check to support Imagine No Malaria

Pennsylvania’s Bishops Unite To Announce Significant Fundraising Milestone For Malaria Initiative

The people of The United Methodist Church have surpassed 90 percent of the $75 million goal for Imagine No Malaria. Read More

Connect with General Conference through redesigned app

The 2016 General Conference app is now available, featuring news, photo and social media feeds, video and audio archives, live streaming of worship and plenary, the DCA and ADCA, and petition... Read More

Bishops explore the topic of leading from the soul

We need to focus on what it means to lead from the soul, the Rev. Dr. Greg Jones told participants of the bishops’ learning forum. Read More

Leadership learning continues for bishops

United Methodist bishops explored the topics of traditioned innovation and the mindsets of adaptive leadership on day three of the learning retreat. Read More

United Methodist Bishops Focus on Adaptive Leadership

Residential bishops of The United Methodist Church heard presentations from the Rev. Dr. Greg Jones and Marty Linsky at a learning retreat focused on adaptive leadership. Read More

#CTTalks Begins November Series on Christian Conferencing

The Connectional Table has launched a month-long series on Christian Conferencing as part of the #CTTalks online forum, designed to create conversation around key topics related to General Conference 2016. Read More

United Methodist bishops assemble for learning retreat

The residential bishops of The United Methodist Church will meet November 1-5 at Lake Junaluska, N.C. for a learning retreat. Read More

Enhanced Find-A-Church features now available

Local United Methodist churches can be prepared to welcome today's tech-savvy seekers with an updated profile on Find-A-Church, now enhanced with easily viewed events, social media, and worship information. Read More