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Connectional Table Adopts Principles for Discerning Plans

The Connectional Table voted to adopt principles to aid United Methodists in discerning plans when shaping and guiding the mission and ministry of The United Methodist Church. Read More

Connectional Table Shares Vision for Next Quadrennium

The Connectional Table voted to submit legislation to General Conference in May 2016 to examine how the church may better model worldwide connection through its Connectional Table membership. 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 Connectional Table Joins Standing Committee at Historic First Joint Meeting in Mozambique

The Connectional Table and the Standing Committee on Central Conference Matters held an historic first joint meeting Monday, February 9, in Maputo, Mozambique. The two bodies met to share strategies toward strengthening the mission of The United Methodist Church to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Read More

Standing Committee Says More Bishops Needed in Africa

Meeting in Mozambique this week, the Standing Committee on Central Conference Matters voted to recommend to the 2016 General Conference the addition of five new bishops in Africa beginning during the 2021-2024 quadrennium. Read More

The 2012 edition of the Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church.  The book includes church policies and laws, including how to adjudicate church trials.  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

Find-A-Church Goes Global

Find-A-Church, the online directory of United Methodist churches, is going global. A mapping project is expanding Find-A-Church to include information on churches outside the U.S. for the first time. Read More

United Methodist Communications to host first ICT4D Conference

Learn how to strengthen the global community through technology and stronger communications. Read More

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

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