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Bishop Rosemarie Wenner. Courtesy of United Methodist Communications.

After Brexit vote, German bishop offers support to British Methodists

United Methodist Bishop Rosemarie Wenner wrote, “In these challenging times, we are grateful for our connection in the Methodist family.” More

Religion and Race sponsors briefing for delegates of color, friends

“For those who say the issues of religion and race are no longer relevant,” says Erin Hawkins, “turn on the television.” Read More

A smart phone displays the logo “Therefore Go” used for the United Methodist General Conference 2016. The headphones and app could provide a “hearing hotspot” for translation into different languages.  Photo by Greg Nelson

Technology will bridge languages at 2016 General Conference

“Bring Your Own Device” technology will provide translations at 2016 General Conference. Read More

Council of Bishops To Meet In Berlin

United Methodist bishops from Africa, Europe, Asia and the United States will gather in Berlin at Hotel Palace Berlin for the Council of Bishops meeting, from May 1-7. Read More

The 2012 edition of The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Making ‘worldwide’ nature of the church be more than geography

Committees are working to identify essential components of the Book of Discipline to propose a process for developing a version that can be used worldwide to the 2016 General Conference. Read More

A conversation with Bishop Warner H. Brown, Jr.

United Methodist Communications sat down with Bishop Warner Brown as he prepares to give his first presidential address to the Council of Bishops. Read More

Missionary’s Global Calling: Rev. Romeo del Rosario

Romeo del Rosario has served for decades, speaks 9 languages, and credits call to missionaries in Philippines. "God leads me all the way." View

Methodists mark May 24 Aldersgate milestone

World Methodist Evangelism organizes events in London as "people called Methodist" remember the life-changing moment of John Wesley. Read More

The 2012 edition of the Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Effort to make Social Principles more global

2012 General Conference adopts petition to revise to make them “more succinct, theologically founded and globally relevant.” Read More

Church takes fresh look at Christian unity

New Office of Christian Unity and Interreligious Relationships begins with meeting to "strengthen and enhance" efforts toward unity. Read More

Still there, Connectional Table starts anew

Church body regroups with new members to set priorities, but emotions surrounding previous effort to restructure operations evident. Read More

Africa University host to continental summit

The World Methodist Evangelism Institute taps school as site for its global gathering on the African continent. Read More

2011 numbers show U.S. members still sliding

Emptier U.S. pews and tighter budgets are affecting the denomination, but there are bright spots in the statistics. Read More

Global delegates mean multiple languages

A large team of interpreters helped non-English-speaking delegates maneuver through GC2012. Read More

Global women join in ‘prayerful action’

Meeting in New York, World Day of Prayer International Committee brings together 225 women from 104 countries. Read More

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