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Bishop Tuell, church law expert, dies at 90

Retired Bishop Jack M. Tuell died Friday, Jan. 10, at the age of 90. He was president of two general agencies and influential in The United Methodist Church’s ecumenical work. Read More

A banner commemorating the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. flies above the National Mall in Washington during the 50th anniversary celebration of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

United Methodists remember and look ahead

They came from across the country with individual memories and common yearning to assess the dreams of the 1963 march. Read More

Methodists salute Mandela

July 18 is Nelson Mandela's birthday. Deep spiritual roots, lifelong Methodist ties helped make South African icon a symbol for justice. Read More

Methodists mark May 24 Aldersgate milestone

World Methodist Evangelism organizes events in London as "people called Methodist" remember the life-changing moment of John Wesley. 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

Church honors veterans’ stories of valor

Mother remembers 19-year-old son and families write thank-you notes for those who "put their lives on the line" during Veterans Day service. Read More

UMTV: Church Salutes Veterans

Vets and families honored with notes, photos, and more on Veterans Day. "This event means everything&ellipsis;you can't thank them enough." View

9/11 Memorial in Shanksville

In 2001, passengers of Flight 93 gave their lives to save others in the path of a hijacked plane. Now a permanent memorial in Pa. honors them. View

GC2012: Bishop encourages delegates

As a sometimes difficult General Conference draws to a close, Bishop Rosemarie Wenner offers a message of hope. Read More

GC2012: Departed leave us ‘legacy of hope’

Bishop Middleton leads worship honoring those who have gone before, reminding all of need to leave same legacy. Read More

President’s Message: The Church’s One Foundation

Bishop Goodpaster frames the Council's meeting: "The church is a community of faith active in love, alive as the Body of Christ." Read More

Churches Rethink 9/11

A Chicago community is rethinking church by honoring 9/11 heroes as well as their own first responders, "who stand up and protect us every day." View

September 11: A Day for Prayer and Peace

September 11 should be, for all of us, a day of prayer for peace in this world. Read More