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Children get a closer look of a large inflatable globe during the May 12th General Conference Climate Vigil at Oregon Convention Center Plaza in Portland. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS

Prayers, paper lanterns at climate vigil

Across the connection, United Methodists are experiencing the effects of climate change and some are calling General Conference 2016 to act. Read More

Davao Area Ciriaco Francisco said police harassed him and other church members when protesting farmers sought protection in the church’s Spottswood Methodist Mission Center.  Francisco testified in a Senate Human Rights Committee hearing held in Davao City about the protests. Photo courtesy of Mark Henry/Kilab Multimedia

United Methodists support Filipino farmers after violence

Bishop calls on The United Methodist Church to continue to stand with protesting farmers and Lumads, some of who died in April 1 clash with authorities. Read More

Delegates consider legislation at the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Florida. File photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist Communications.

Fairness of GC2016 delegate allotment questioned

Critics say Europe and the Philippines are overrepresented, but others point to cultural, geographical factors. Read More

Framer Mella leads the Southern Philippines United Methodist Colleges. Video image courtesy of United Methodist Communications.

Profile from the Philippines: Framer Mella

This United Methodist leader believes the church can be a catalyst to provide education and a way out of poverty. View

The Rev. Joey Galinato of Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, the Rev. Michael McQueen of St. James United Methodist Church and the Rev. Ronny Branen of Prospect United Methodist Church join in baptizing 47 people. Photo courtesy of the Rev. Joey Galinato

Filipinos, North Georgians team up in evangelism

A United Methodist partnership is resulting in baptisms and new churches in the Philippines. Read More

During Lumad Solidarity Day, Datu Dulphing Ogan (standing) expresses his gratitude. Datu means chief. Seated, third from the left, is the Rev. Joey Umali with other United Methodist leaders and the Lumad people. A UMNS photo courtesy of Noel Vincent P. Miguel.

Church leaders decry violence against Lumads

United Methodists condemn violence against Lumads, an indigenous people in the Philippines. Read More

About 35 people gathered at Knox United Methodist Church in Manila for the first day of a “bright spots” training. The gathering drew people from all three episcopal areas in the Philippines to discuss how

Filipino United Methodists learn about `bright spots’

United Methodist churches in the Philippines looking at “bright spots” approach to vital congregations. Read More

The Rev. Jose Umali (right) tries ham radio equipment during a lecture to clergy and laity in the Philippines.  Photo courtesy of Gladys Mangiduyos

Filipino ‘ham’ radio operators train for disasters

Seminars sponsored by United Methodist Communications designed to help fill gap when the power fails. Read More

Volunteers from the United Methodist Church cleanup in observance of World Oceans Day.  The cleanup was in coordination with the Save Freedom Island Movement and other groups. Photo courtesy of Glacy Macabale

United Methodists join in coastal cleanup in Philippines

The mangroves on Freedom Island serve as a critical habitat for fishes and birds. Read More

‘Strangely warmed’

Rev. Liberato Bautista revisits John Wesley’s Aldersgate experience in the context of Filipino migrant workers -- an opportunity for compassion but also for spreading the word of God “unto all the nations.” Read More

United Methodist leaders in Zimbabwe hope to host a General Conference, but questions remain about the country's treatment of gay individuals. Church leaders say the city of Harare could certainly handle the crowd, since the city hosts the Ebenezer Convention. That United Methodist gathering, shown in a 2014 photo, drew some 55,000 worshippers to Harare. Photo by Maidstone Mulenga.

General Conferences planned for Asia, Africa

Plans call for the Philippines in 2024 and Zimbabwe in 2028. But concerns remain about Zimbabwe’s treatment of gay people. Read More

General Conference Sites Chosen for 2024 and 2028

Manila, Philippines was chosen as the site for the 2024 General Conference. The Commission also voted to hold the 2028 conference in Harare, Zimbabwe. Read More

Some 9,000 United Methodists marched together in Quezon City, Philippines, March 21 to pray and demonstrate family unity, solidarity and Christian discipleship. Photo by Mark Jabin A. Salvador

Filipino United Methodists rally for unity, discipleship

Some 9,000 church members joined a march in Quezon City to promote small groups and family devotion to faith. Read More

About 300 students, faculty, staff and guests join the Climate Justice Now! movement by signing their names during a forum held in Cabanatuan City at Wesleyan University-Philippines.  Photo by Gladys Mangiduyos

Wesleyan Philippines backs climate change movement

Some 300 participants in a forum at a United Methodist university sign climate change statement, vow to raise awareness. Read More

A nurse cares for a child at Mary Johnston Hospital in Manila.

Methodist History: Manila Hospital Serves Poor

For more than 100 years, this United Methodist hospital has been committed to providing free care to the poor. View

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