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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

UMNS Weekly Digest - November 10, 2017

Three possibilities for Way Forward; United Methodists offer support after Texas church shooting; helping refugees, migrants in Germany. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - November 3, 2017

Responding to white supremacists' rally; Appalachian Trail chaplain nears '2,200 miles of ministry'; big grant for missional internships. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - October 27, 2017

Bishops to shape Way Forward Commission ideas; from NFL player to hospital chaplain; the Reformation at 500; biblical texts to guide climate action. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - October 20, 2017

UMCOR grants to boost hurricane relief efforts; Tennesssee church's partners with ex-offenders; Ohio pastor charged with disobedience under church law. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - October 13, 2017

United Methodists help, struggle amid California fires; responding to court ruling on clergy housing; planning special General Conference 2019. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - October 6, 2017

After mass shooting, churchgoers offer help; the church provides relief after Maria, Irma; shining a light on global migration crisis. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - September 29, 2017

How UMCOR provides relief over the long haul; new study sees continuation of graying of clergy corps; North TexasConference announces just resolutions. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - September 22 2017

Churches, ministry hit by Mexico earthquake; Way Forward to share ideas with bishops; standing with Puerto Rican church after hurricanes; laying a cornerstone in Honduras. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - September 15, 2017

Churches respond to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma; chaplain brings word of God to cigar factory workers; survey seeks feedback on sexual harassment issues. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - September 8, 2017

Coverage of Hurricane Harvey; Guatemala church works in shadow of gangs; task force considers placement for new bishops in Africa. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - September 1, 2017

United Methodist response to Hurricane Harvey; first story in special report on Guatemala and Honduras; Church revitalization. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - August 25, 2017

Board raises bishops' pay, starts budget work; deadly landslides, flooding in Sierra Leone, Congo; sanctuary as more than shelter. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - August 18, 2017

Pastors decry racism after Charlottesville; hundreds dead, missing after Sierra Leone mudslide; prophetic speaking at MARCHA, the Hispanic/Latino caucus of the church. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - August 11, 2017

Way Forward Commission closed meetings find support, criticism; Louisiana needs flood-recovery volunteers; bishop grapples with great needs and growth in Congo. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - August 4, 2017

Conference of the Deaf makes history; hot-button issues at annual conference; Liberia goes back to the soil. Read More

UMNS Weekly Digest - July 28, 2017

United Methodists embrace TED Talks; protesting martial law in the Philippines; Judicial Council October meeting; Way Forward Commission update. Read More