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Should churches offer Holy Communion online?

Bishops, scholars, agency executives and pastors will tackle the theological implications of that question when they meet next week. Read More

Communications key to future, Africans told

Africa University vice chancellor encourages United Methodist communicators to use all available channels to reach communities. 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

Agency QA: Communications

Series on church agencies: "United Methodist Communications facilitates the church's participation in conversations around issues of the day." Read More

Volunteer Marshals and Pages Needed

Volunteers can now apply online to serve as marshals or pages during The United Methodist Church's 2012 General Conference. Read More

Shockley to Coordinate Local Church Transformation Project

KimAnn Shockley has been named coordinator of a new project to discover more about the renewal of existing local churches and the practices that lead to transformation. Read More

Malaria video in Times Square

Right now, in the heart of New York City, a message of need is being broadcast to more than 1.5 million people who pass through Times Square every day. Imagine No Malaria, a ministry of The United Methodist Church, is airing a video message to underscore the urgent need to fight... Read More

Imagine No Malaria mobile app

On World Malaria Day, The United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign is using technology to fight mosquitoes with the launch of a new mobile application that keeps mosquitoes away and also raises funds for the fight against malaria. Read More

Haiti earthquake recovery: one year later

To commemorate the one-year anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti that occurred Jan. 12, 2010, The United Methodist Church is reminding people that much work remains to be done in Haiti and there are ways they can help. Read More

RethinkChurch.org to launch Dec.15

On December 15, The United Methodist Church will officially launch a newly redesigned website for young adult spiritual seekers, RethinkChurch.org, which invites visitors to question, discuss, get involved and make a difference. Read More

Report Examines Salaries for United Methodist Clergy in the U.S.

A new report that examines how salaries varied for United Methodist pastors in the U.S. found that average pastor salaries grew faster than the inflation rate over the decade ending in 2008. Read More

RethinkChurch.org to launch Nov. 12

The denomination's revamped website for young-adult spiritual seekers, RethinkChurch.org, will debut Friday, Nov. 12. This marks the website's beta launch, a period when the website is fine-tuned amid real-world exposure.on Nov. 10. Read More

United Methodist General Board of Church and Society withdraws endorsement of One Nation Working Tog

The General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) of The United Methodist Church is rescinding its endorsement of the "One Nation Working Together" rally in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 2. The board is disturbed by some of the overtly political and partisan statements issued by organizers of the march. Read More

Article correction

In a story that has since been corrected online, The New York Times listed The United Methodist Church as a sponsor of an upcoming rally on the National Mall in Washington, DC. The United Methodist Church is not sponsoring the rally. Read More

Rethink Church resource, seeker website addresses change

Congregational resources for the Rethink Church advertising and welcoming campaign have moved to a new website address: umcom.org/rethinkchurch, though the site content remains the same.. Read More

Distance learning center launched in Mozambique

Hailing a new era for higher education in Africa, supporters dedicate a distance learning center as a satellite campus of Africa University. Read More

United Methodists skip lunch to save lives April 25

The people of The United Methodist Church are skipping lunch today and using the money to buy live-saving bed nets to protect African families from malaria. Read More

United Methodists Invited to Join in Celebrating a Generous Church

United Methodists are invited to join in a town hall meeting Celebrating A Generous Church! via teleconference on April 17, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. CDT. Read More

Malaria Awareness Day Offers Opportunity to Save Lives

The people of The United Methodist Church are using April 25, Malaria Awareness Day, as an opportunity to call attention to the plight of children in Africa, one of whom dies every 30 seconds from malaria. Read More

United Methodist Bishops Putting Wallets to Work Preventing Malaria;

United Methodist bishops are putting their wallets to work in the fight to save lives by preventing malaria in Africa.
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United Methodists Use Full-Page USA Today Ad to Help Quake, Tsunami Victims

The United Methodist Church is engaged in an intensive effort to assist victims of the Dec. 26 earthquake and resulting tidal waves, Bishop Peter D. Weaver, president of the denomination's Council of Bishops said today.
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