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Bishop Sally Dyck, Chicago Episcopal Area, presides over the May 20 plenary session of the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. Behind her are Bishops Gregory Palmer and Janice Riggle Huie. Photo by Maile Bradfield, UMNS.

GC2016 passes $604 million general church budget

Delegates voted to increase budget to boost support of United Methodist theological education in Africa, Asia and Europe. Read More

Bishop Bruce R. Ough, Dakotas-Minnesota Episcopal Area, presides over the May 19 afternoon session of the 2016 United Methodist General Church in Portland, Ore. Photo by Maile Bradfield, UMNS.

GC2016: How much does the bishops’ plan cost?

Finance agency executive says church has the funds to cover the recommended commission and possible special General Conference. Read More

Church leaders say by getting online credentials to officiate at a same-sex wedding, a candidate for ordination forfeited her United Methodist status. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Agency wants leeway to fight gay teen suicide

Discipleship Ministries is proposing legislation to lift restrictions on church funding with the goal of better helping the church prevent teen suicide. Read More

East Africa treasurer responds to audits

Charles Bamutya's public response follows move to set a lower salary for his bishop until accounting issues are resolved. Read More

Agency lowers East Africa bishop’s salary

Unprecedented action will remain in place until Bishop Daniel Wandabula and his office are in full compliance following audit. Read More

Top court has full docket this week

Among 18 items to be considered by United Methodist Judicial Council are guaranteed clergy appointments. Read More

Low funds hurt church’s schools in Liberia

With no reliable salary, sometimes the only thing keeping teachers at Liberia's United Methodist schools is a dedication to their students. Read More

Wandabula calls funds issue ‘mud-slinging’

Wandabula responds to moves by two United Methodist agencies to withhold funds in East Africa Conference after audits. Read More

Finance agency asks for E. Africa funds cutoff

Agency's board of directors also approves filing of formal complaint with College of Bishops against Bishop Wandabula. Read More

Judicial ruling sought on East Africa funds

Western PA Conference questions about use of mission funds in East Africa projects are part of controversy surrounding bishop's actions. Read More

Photo courtesy of Claremont School of Theology.

Senate OKs funds for Claremont, United

Theological schools receive embargoed MEF funds and retain United Methodist status. Read More

Bishop Thomas Bickerton challenges delegates to the 2008 United Methodist General Conference to donate money to the Nothing But Nets campaign against malaria.

$5 million grant boosts Global Health Initiative

The grant will help The United Methodist Church fight malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. Read More

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