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Commission on General Conference Favors Discernment Process

The Commission on the General Conference gave the go-ahead for an alternative process of discernment for dealing with legislative petitions that may benefit from discussion in small groups. Read More

Council of Bishops Executive Committee Meets in Dallas

The Executive Committee of the Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church held its annual January meeting on the 13th-14th in Dallas, Texas. Read More

Human Sexuality Task Force Hosts its Third Panel

The Connectional Table’s Human Sexuality Task Force will be hosting its third and final panel on human sexuality Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Read More

Imagine No Malaria Update Planned for November 4

November 3, 2014

The Imagine No Malaria initiative is set to provide an update to the Council of Bishops on November 4 about its $75 million campaign to aid in elimination of malaria deaths. Read More

Bishops work toward common goals

“Exploring leadership for an emerging church” will be the theme of the first meeting of the Forum of Residential Bishops, scheduled on May 5-9, 2013 in San Diego. The purpose of the five-day meeting is to create a learning environment where the residential bishops will share with one another best practices,... Read More

Pamela Roshell, flanked by faith leaders and other health officials, addresses a press conference on ending childhood obesity at West End United Methodist Church in Nashville, Tenn. Roshell is regional director of Region IV of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Press Center

The press center provides an archive of press releases and statements, as well as media resources and contact information for assistance with media inquiries and interview requests. Read More

Imagine No Malaria launches Mother’s Day campaign

Eighty-five to 90 percent of deaths from malaria are women and children under five. Imagine No Malaria, a ministry of The United Methodist Church, is launching a Mother's Day campaign so that mothers in Africa will be able to fight malaria and nurture their children into thriving adults. Read More

E-store offers United Methodist resources

United Methodist Communications has launched a completely re-designed denominational e-store at shop.umc.org. Read More

Wenner expresses appreciation for Pope’s ministry

Bishop Rosemarie Wenner, president of the United Methodist Council of Bishops, expressed appreciation and gratitude for the ministry of Pope Benedict XVI in a letter to the Nuncio of the Holy See in Berlin, Archbishop Jean-Claude Périsset. Read More

New grant helps battle diseases of poverty

The United Methodist Church's efforts to battle malaria and HIV in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will get a boost, thanks to a $1.3 million grant from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Read More

Inveneo partnership benefits Haiti school

A Methodist school in LeVeque, Haiti has been chosen as one of 40 schools in rural Haiti to receive a solar powered computer lab as part of the Haiti Connected Schools (HCS) Program. Read More

Council of Bishops issues letter

Bishop Rosemarie Wenner, President of the Council of Bishops shared a letter to all United Methodists which follows the Council of Bishops' first meeting of the quadrennium last week. Read More

Reclaim Christmas features music download

This year, the National Retail Federation estimates Americans will spend $525 billion on Christmas presents. United Methodist Communications invites everyone to Rethink Church and Reclaim Christmas by simplifying the season and spending time helping others, instead of spending money. Read More

BU Joins Top Research Schools

Boston University has become the third United Methodist related institution to join the Association of American Universities (AAU), an elite organization of 61 leading research universities in the United States and Canada. Read More

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