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World Methodist leader gives sermon at Mandela service

Great leaders like Nelson Mandela do not die but “live on in the hearts and minds of people,” a South African Methodist pastor reminded the world during the Dec. 10 memorial service. Read More

The Rev. Glen Chebon Kernell, executive secretary for the Native American and Indigenous Ministries at the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries, speaks to visiting members of the Council of Bishops at Cherokee United Methodist Church. At left is Bishop Larry Goodpaster. UMNS photos by Annette Spence.

Bishops visit Cherokee as part of repentance

"Immersion experience" for Council of Bishops begins at Trail of Tears. Churches can "choose to be a catalyst of healing and reconciliation." Read More

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

Churches ‘star’ in movies, TV shows

Although they're no strangers to the big screen, United Methodist churches have turned up in an unusual number of films and TV shows this year. Read More

The ABCs of back-to-school outreach

Whether your congregation is large or small, you can learn creative ways to reach out to students and families in a new academic year. Read More

Conference budgets show modest growth

More United Methodist conferences are seeing a modest budget increase for 2014 than are cutting their budget or staying flat. Read More

High Heels and a Mission: Rev. Tiffany Thomas

For Women’s History Month, meet a young clergywoman whose work in a church soup kitchen as a child inspired her to serve as pastor and mentor. View

Mental Health: Church needed on or off campus

Students facing mental health crises fastest-growing group on college campuses as they struggle to cope and look for help. Read More

UMTV: Earth Day Green Churches

United Methodist churches across the United States are setting an example for how people can care for the world we live in. View

Church says no I do’s until all can marry

North Carolina church will still offer premarital counseling and blessings, but no weddings until denomination allows same-sex marriage. Read More

UMTV: Mentor for Homeless

Once an orphan on the streets, Kevin King now ministers to the homeless through church program: "If I reach one person then I'm doing God's work." View

Positive messages unite college campus

A campaign for unity at Duke University distributed encouragement via Twitter and a 'flood of sticky notes.' Read More

Arsonists torch four neighboring churches

United Methodists in Western North Carolina seek answers to recent blazes in Part 2 of Special Report on church fires. Read More

N.C. churches benefit from ‘labor of love’

Historic St. George United Methodist is one of many to use conference construction ministry program. Read More

Green UM colleges make ‘cool schools’ list

Seven United Methodist-related schools make the list of 96 in Sierra Club survey of sustainability savvy. Read More

Ministry boosts small church vitality

Hinton Rural Life Center, a United Methodist retreat, offers resources and training to strengthen country churches. Read More

UMTV: Biker Church

Crossfire UMC in North Carolina welcomes those who feel "regular churches wouldn't want our type" with open arms. View

UMTV: Hinton Center Renews Small Churches

For 50 years, a retreat center in North Carolina has offered resources and training to keep rural congregations connected. Take a video tour. View

Giants defensive tackle puts God first

"God has blessed me with a tremendous platform to influence young minds," says Chris Canty, whose mom is a United Methodist pastor. Read More

Ending hunger in 5 years ‘doable’

Include God and make the effort, urges president of international hunger-relief organization. Read More

Black College Fund celebrates 40 years

United Methodist support helps recruit outstanding faculty and provide students with academic, cultural and spiritual guidance. Read More

North Texas General Conference Delegation Endorses Call to Action

North Texas General Conference Delegation Endorses Call to Action Read More

Methodists cooperate in Haiti’s recovery

Two years after the devastating earthquake, church partners measure progress toward recovery in many ways. Read More

Wenner, Brown win election to lead bishops

Bishop Rosemarie Wenner of Germany will be the first woman from outside the United States to preside over the council. Read More

Bishops called to reclaim church’s mission

Council of Bishops president urges church to be 'a community of faith active in love, alive as the body of Christ.' Read More

Bishop Edwards, mission leader, dies

Edwards oversaw the North Carolina Conference and led the effort to establish a seminary in Russia. He was 71. Read More

One Year Later: Haiti Quake Survivor

The Rev. Jim Gulley was trapped for 3 days under the Hotel Montana. The tragedy served to strengthen his resolve to change lives in Haiti. View

Church Home for Homeless: Rev. Brian Combs

Brian Combs leads a congregation of the "housed and unhoused" who share meals, do community service and worship side by side. View

Bishops seek younger church membership by 2019

Plan calls for lowering average age to 47. Read More

Goodpaster, Wenner win election to lead bishops

The new officers will take over as president and president-elect next May. Read More

United Methodist bishops urged to do soul check

Steering committee recommends churchwide evaluation. Read More

Bishops Pass Leadership Gavel During 2008 General Conference;

Bishop Gregory Vaughn Palmer was installed today as president of The United Methodist Church's Council of Bishops. The outgoing president, Bishop Janice Riggle Huie, passed the gavel to Bishop Palmer during a 30-minute worship service. Read More

United Methodist Bishops Urge Immediate Withdrawal of Troops From Iraq

Bishops of The United Methodist Church today called for the United States and its coalition partners to begin an immediate withdrawal of all troops from Iraq. Read More

Iowa Bishop Gregory Vaughn Palmer to Lead United Methodist Bishops

Iowa Bishop Gregory Vaughn Palmer was elected today to lead the worldwide Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church. He will begin his two-year term as the Council's president in May 2008. Read More

United Methodist Bishops Meet to Prepare for 2008 General Conference

United Methodist bishops from around the world will meet Nov. 4-9 at the Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center in North Carolina's Smoky Mountains. Read More

2012 United Methodist General Conference Awarded to Richmond, Va.

Richmond, Va., will host the 2012 international gathering of The United Methodist General Conference, the denomination's Commission on the General Conference announced today.
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