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Conferences reject church’s stance on gays

Rejecting the denomination's stance on gay rights and same-sex marriage were important issues for at least 15 annual conferences. Read More

Conferences voice support for gays

United Methodists are meeting in annual conferences this summer to decide policy and budgets for their regions. Read More

UMW reps outline rural women’s struggles

For these nine women, U.N. meeting offers chance to share experiences, learn from others. Read More

Our Social Principles alive in 1965 march

On the anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday,' re-enactors trace the Selma-to-Montgomery march of 1965 and a participant recalls contrasts. Read More

UN explores needs of rural women

United Methodists contribute to discussion between grassroots, governments on empowering women. Read More

Pastor’s civil rights work still matters

Bishop's daughter recalls her father's courage as a segregated South struggled within its United Methodist churches. Read More

John Wesley and black colleges

Walter Kimbrough writes that United Methodists can see the social principles in action when they support the Black College Fund. Read More

Supreme Court shields church from bias laws

United Methodist leaders say the decision puts the onus on the denomination to do justice in its hiring practices. Read More

Racism still stings, bishop tells King

In his birthday letter to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Bishop Woodie White ponders whether race is America's 'stubborn virus.' Read More

John Coleman of the United Methodist Commission of Religion and Race makes last- minute adjustments to the agency's Journey to Inclusiveness exhibit at the 2008 General Conference in Fort Worth, Texas.

Exhibit narrates the journey toward inclusiveness

The exhibit tells the story of racial and gender exclusion and inclusion in The United Methodist Church. Read More

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