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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

Regional conferences take on social issues

United Methodists tackled hot-button topics like homosexuality, gun violence, divestment and immigration reform. Read More

Pension and Health Benefits

Supervises and administers the pension and benefits programs, plans and funds of The United Methodist Church. It administers and disburses the retirement and benefit funds of the various annual conferences. Read More

Q&A: Board of Pension and Health Benefits

Our mission is “to care for those who serve by providing investment and benefit services according to the principles of The United Methodist Church.” Read More

Mental health: Clergy job often equals stress

Itinerancy, too little down time and even too many potlucks take their toll on spiritual leaders if they don't focus on their own health. Read More

United Methodists prep for 2013 conferences

Amid serious deliberations, members also take time to celebrate in United States, Africa, Europe and the Philippines. Read More

Reinstated bishop’s next move unknown

The situation is unprecedented. One possibility is that Bishop W. Earl Bledsoe would go to the New Mexico/ Northwest Texas Area. Read More

Bledsoe appeals removal as bishop

Bishop challenges the constitutionality of provision used to place him on involuntary retirement. Read More

U.S. bishops elected, assigned for 2012-16

United Methodists also place a bishop on involuntary retirement and respond to shooting in Colorado. Read More

Burton to leave women’s commission

United Methodist Commission on Status and Role of Women plans search for new top executive. Read More

Black caucus expresses concern over Bledsoe

Black Methodists for Church Renewal question the process that led to North Texas Bishop Bledsoe being asked to retire. Read More

Bishop’s retirement reversal sets new path

Vow of North Texas' Bledsoe takes conference and church into waters uncharted as episcopal elections loom. Read More

Bishop’s retirement fight takes new turn

Episcopacy panel chairperson says committee encouraged Bledsoe to retire early based on evaluation, conversations with North Texas leaders. Read More

It’s the time of the season for meeting

Every four years, United Methodists have a hectic spring and summer full of annual and jurisdictional conference meetings. Read More

GC2012: Split views on Palestinian support

Some back petitions to divest from companies tied to occupation; others opposed to that strategy look to economic investment. Read More

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