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Economist Don House (left) helps lead a discussion about the church budget during the 2012 pre-General Conference news briefing at the Tampa Convention Center in Florida in this file photo. At right is Bishop G. Lindsey Davis. File photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Economist: Church in crisis but hope remains

At the same meeting, denominational leaders talked about missional goals to help the church address U.S. declines and enhance ministries around the globe Read More

In 2014, giving to United Methodist ministries was up almost across the board. Photo illustration by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Record number of conferences at 100 percent giving

United Methodist giving is up across the board. Church observers see that as sign of commitment to support the connection. Read More

Munashe Furusa, Africa University's new vice chancellor,  reports to the board of directors on issues facing the United Methodist school, including the need for more on need for more faculty with doctorates. Bishop Marcus Matthews, right, listens to the report. Photo by Vicki Brown, UMNS

Africa University, new leader face many challenges

The United Methodist university is growing, but its difficulties include overcrowded dorms and a shortage of professors with doctorates. Read More

The Rev. Alindo Romão shows mosquito larvaes to women in this 2014 photo. File photo, Imagine No Malaria

Dollars in the plate save lives in Africa

Here is how your gifts to The United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign make it to the people who need it. Read More

A collection plate. A UMCom photo by Kathryn Price.; UMCom illustration by Kathryn Price

How to protect your church from theft

Insurance and other measures can help churches reduce their risk from financial shenanigans. Read More

Jonas T. Kennedy

Longtime Africa U. supporter Kennedy dies

First gift to university came from Jonas Kennedy and his wife; buildings and scholarships named for generous benefactor. Read More

An offering plate. A photo illustration by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Giving keeps pace with denomination’s budget

Many United Methodist conference treasurers have reason to sleep easier now than during the dark days of the 2009 recession. Read More

Apportioned Funds

The main way we support the ministries of the church is through our apportioned funds, a method of giving that proportionally allocates the churchwide budget to conferences and local churches. Read More

2012: Church outreach up despite fewer funds

Despite budget cuts, program agencies say 'thanks' for the support, recall accomplishments and look ahead to 2013-16. Read More

Restructuring proposals neglect women’s issues

'If our denomination is to be a relevant, reliable witness to the gospel, (we) must give priority to ministry &ellipsis; with and by women.' Read More

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