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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

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

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

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

12 lessons from 12 General Conferences

Rich Peck has seen a lot of history and worn a lot of hats in five decades attending General Conference. Read More

GC2012: Covenant for a worldwide church debuts

Dreams and hopes offered for The United Methodist Church to live out its true worldwide nature. Read More

General Conference 2012: Call to Prayer

Through global prayer network, every United Methodist can participate in the 2012 General Conference. Read More

Young Black Church Leader: Rev. Ronnie Miller-Yow

As head of Black Methodists for Church Renewal, a popular pastor and college chaplain, Ronnie Miller-Yow shares ideas for church growth. View

A brief history of Methodism in Côte d’Ivoire

Juju makers fled when the first Methodist evangelist came to this West African country in 1914. Read More

Donald Reasoner (right) translates into English the sermon of Bishop João Somane Machado of Mozambique at an April 25 worship service during the 2008 United Methodist General Conference. Reasoner works for the church's Board of Global Ministries.

Interpreters assist General Conference delegates

Some 140 interpreters and technicians are helping nearly 300 delegates participate in General Conference. Read More

United Methodist agency leaders celebrate following their April 24 address on the four new areas of focus for the denomination during the 2008 United Methodist General Conference in Fort Worth, Texas. Standing (from left) are the Rev. Jerome King Del Pino, the Rev. Karen Greenwaldt, Bishop Felton May and the Rev. Larry Hollon.

Church focuses on poverty, health, people, leaders

Church's general agencies organize their budgets and ministries to emphasize key priorities. Read More

Young Activist Recognized At 2008 General Conference

Katherine Commale is living proof that no one is too young to live out the overall theme of the 2008 United Methodist General Conference-giving others "A Future with Hope." Read More

United Methodists Meet in Fort Worth for Worldwide Conference

More than 3,000 United Methodists from around the globe are expected to converge on Fort Worth, Texas this week for General Conference 2008. The General Conference is the top legislative body of The United Methodist Church. Read More