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UMNS Weekly Digest - April 13, 2018

Uniting Conference sermon from 1968 still talked about; draft of revised Social Principles released; bishop urges new mindset for way forward at Connectional Table meeting. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - April 6, 2018

United Methodists reflect on 50 years without MLK; diversity leads to growth for London churches; 2 churches vote to leave denomination. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - March 29, 2018

50th anniversary of The United Methodist Church; washing feet, feeding souls in Florida; teaching Muslims and Christians in Côte d’Ivoire. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - March 23, 2018

'Christians only' cottage ownership challenged; looking at Way Forward's institutional impact; gay pastor's case heads back to West Ohio committee. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - March 9, 2018

Remembering Bishop L. Bevel ‘Bev’ Jones III; deaconesses celebrate life of service; local pastor loses license. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - March 2, 2018

Bishops see progress in unity effort, focus on 2 plans; progress in making a global Discipline; United Methodist Irma recovery work continues. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - February 23, 2018

Evangelist Graham influenced many United Methodists; British Methodism: staying Relevant in Wesley’s Homeland; Irma survivors grateful for church’s help. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - February 16, 2018

Pastors, churches respond to Florida school massacre; details shared on Way Forward models; evangelists seek to revitalize churches. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - February 9, 2018

New book, "A Methodist Requiem,' offers analysis, hope; chaplains reunited on PBS special; former pastor turns in credentials, joins UCC. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - February 2, 2018

Church sees record giving for 4th year; United Methodists among dead in Nigeria attack; denomination's membership tops 12.5 million. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - January 26, 2018

Way Forward Commission fleshing out 3 possible futures; bishops, agency respond to #MeToo movement; faith groups put human face on migration at UN symposium. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - January 19, 2018

United Methodists join in Trump rebuke; new center in the Congo means safety for rape survivors; the Judicial Council cancels spring meeting. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - January 12, 2018

'Black Archives Matter' campaign catches on; fighting sexual misconduct; the Way Forward Commission tops 2017 stories; year-end slideshow of UMNS photos. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - January 5, 2018

United Methodist elected president in Liberia; The blessings of presence — five-part series; church partnership supports maternal health in Congo. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - December 19, 2017

Remembering notable church members of 2017; Pakistan church attacked; Filipino church offers sanctuary during typhoon; school toilets benefit students in Liberia. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - December 15, 2017

New life for church's 1943 Christmas film; United Methodist choir director fired; a real-life Las Posadas for immigrant family. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - December 8, 2017

Protest for Dreamers leads to arrests; refugee U.S. mayor-elect is United Methodist; German migrant churches provide piece of home. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - December 1, 2017

Prayers for peace lifting Zimbabwe after Mugabe; Leper colony provides lifetime of care, compassion; UMW mobilize the physically challenged in Liberia. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - November 22, 2017

Bishops, scholars struggle to find common ground at Missio Dei colloquy; agency employees to see changes in pay scales; Appalachian Trail chaplain completes journey . Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - November 17, 2017

Participants at Uniting Methodist conference call for unity, bravery; Africa University students safe amid Zimbabwe unrest; Bishops' letter: Be respectful in difficult times. Read More