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Remembering Bob Edgar and his impact

A tribute to a "tireless champion for vulnerable people" who will be sorely missed. Read More

United Methodists mourn Bob Edgar

The top executive of Common Cause, longtime advocate for the poor, and United Methodist pastor died today at 69. Read More

Remembering Harlem church, community leader

Feb. 23 memorial service for retired N.Y. pastor who helped abolish "Central Jurisdiction," mentored future bishops, church leaders. Read More

United Methodists of note who died in 2012

Bishops, agency leaders, evangelists and political leaders among those United Methodists who filled their lives with contributions. Read More

Bishop Stokes, scholar and reconciler, dies

Stokes, 100, was a longtime professor at Candler and helped bring together previously segregated church in Mississippi. Read More

United Methodists salute McGovern’s legacy

Wesleyan roots ran deep for preacher's son who considered service to others as the key to a good life. Read More

Sierra Leone celebrates life of evangelist

107-year-old 'Pa' Ndanema remembered as a simple, humble man who lived his life among the people of eastern Freetown he served. Read More

Bishop Leontine Kelly dies at 92

First African-American woman bishop is remembered as a trailblazer, spiritual mother and 'a gift to The United Methodist Church.' Read More

Rural leader leaves 50-year legacy

The Rev. Harold McSwain was a dedicated advocate for small-town, rural United Methodist congregations. Read More

Paup, former bishop, executive, dies at 66

The Rev. Edward W. Paup, former bishop and top executive of the denomination's mission agency, died March 21 after battling a brain tumor. Read More

Longtime Bishop Paul A. Duffey dies at 91

United Methodist episcopal leader served Alabama-West Florida, Louisville and Tennessee Annual (regional) conferences. Read More

Former Nebraska Bishop Monk Bryan, 97, dies

Bishop Bryan served the Nebraska Area as bishop for eight years, remembered for his humor and spirituality. 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

Bishop Ammons, trailblazing leader, dies

Bishop Edsel A. Ammons was among the denomination's first African-American episcopal leaders. Read More

Bishop Mathews, ardent missionary, dies

Friends say bishop combined Wesley's ideal of personal and social holiness. Read More

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