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Braden United Methodist Church in Toledo, Ohio, prayer vigil. Photo by Lori King, The Toledo Blade

Black churches balance safety, openness post-Charleston

Massacre at Emanuel AME Church has prompted security reviews at churches around the country. Read More

Robert Griggs (center) prays with others outside Morris Brown African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. United Methodists joined AME members in prayer following the deadly shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. Photo by Lekisa Coleman-Smalls

United Methodists stand with AME after church shooting

‘It’s important to stand with this congregation and with people of faith,’ says South Carolina pastor. Read More

“Trust God when the air is rough and the enemy is real,” Bishop Julius C. Timble of the Iowa Conference told pastors attending conference for pastors of black churches. Photo courtesy of Linda Furtado

Black church pastors told to move beyond safe, demure

Pastors of black churches urged to “take real risks for the reign of God.” Read More

UMTV: Prison Ministry Restores Hope

Former inmate Kimery Finger credits support of Cascade UMC for her new lease on life. "They were a bunch of sisters holding me up." View

12 lessons from 12 General Conferences

Rich Peck has seen a lot of history and worn a lot of hats in five decades attending General Conference. Read More

The Rev. Dorothy Watson Tatem urges General Conference delegates to continue Strengthening the Black Church for the 21st Century.

Delegates extend plan to strengthen the black church

Twelve-year-old initiative will continue to be force for transformation. Read More

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