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9/11 Pastor Seeks Peace

Myrna Bethke lost a brother on Sept. 11, but the pastor channeled her grief by helping others work toward making the world more peaceful. View

The Rev. Omar Rikabi, pastor of First United Methodist Church in Heath, Texas, greets a parishioner after worship on Jan. 17. UMNS photo by Sam Hodges

Pastor’s ‘My Muslim Problem’ post draws many readers

The Rev. Omar Rikabi uses his blog and interfaith family story to counsel Christians in working through fears. Read More

Amy Laura Hall of Duke Divinity, and Dr. Sameera Ahmad, a physician from near Asheville, N.C., participate in a panel discussion with a Muslim physician on the issues of women and health care at the sixth annual Peace Conference held March 27-30 at Lake Junaluska. Photo by Michael Rich.

Interfaith gathering has United Methodist flair

April 1, 2014

Rabbis sang in Hebrew, a Muslim prayed in Arabic and United Methodists were involved at every turn during an international gathering of people from across the faith spectrum. Read More

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Evansville students learn to engage other religions

United Methodist-related university offers forums, worship services and other chances for interfaith dialogue. It's a way “to understand each other and...the world around us,” says a student. Read More

The Church in China: A growth in size, faith

As the number of Christians in China climbs, Chinese faith leaders work to maintain relationships with faith groups internationally. 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

Shalom Summit looks back as it looks ahead

United Methodists gather to mark 20 years of an economic justice movement designed to identify and build community assets. Read More

Claremont multifaith plan praised by Africans

African General Conference delegates praise Claremont Lincoln University, which partners Christian, Jewish and Islamic schools. Read More

Church reaches out after Sikh temple attack

United Methodists in area offer prayers and help as calls for greater dialogue and understanding come from across the nation. Read More

Religious life thriving on campus

Diversity accounts for new religious awakening at college level, say authors of 'No Longer Invisible: Religion in University Education.' Read More

‘Exploring Differences, Deepening Faith’

During the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, a student reflects on how living with other faiths and cultures strengthens her own. Read More

Bishops seek change in presidency

The constitutional amendment would allow the Council of Bishops to elect one of its members to be a full-time, nonresidential bishop for four years. Read More

UMC pastor officiates Clinton wedding

Like her mother, Chelsea Clinton is a United Methodist. That's why she invited Rev. Bill Shillady to be part of her interfaith ceremony on Saturday. Read More

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