Restructure draws finance agency warning
GCFA board says agency consolidation could put denomination at greater liability risk, jeopardize tax-exempt status for some.
UMTV: Young Black Church Leader
As head of Black Methodists for Church Renewal, a popular pastor and college chaplain, Ronnie Miller-Yow shares ideas for church growth.
Churches reach out after swath of storms
A steady stream of tornadoes Feb. 28-March 2 has congregations seeking creative ways to help their communities.
Churches respond to 2012 winter twisters
Even as they grieve losses, United Methodists find ways to help their neighbors pick up pieces after Feb.29 storms.
Clergy band plays to fight malaria
Texas clergy combine their love of music with a passion for mission and raise almost $200,000 for United Methodist causes.
Women face long road to change in church
During Women’s History Month, the Commission on the Status and Role of Women celebrates advances, but admits there are still struggles.
Women celebrate World Day of Prayer
Join women across the globe today in observing the World Day of Prayer, “allowing ecumenical women to get to know and support one another.”
Community’s trash is church’s treasure
Inspired by the Vital Congregations Initiative, a church shares how they turned a dumpster problem into a divine opportunity for ministry.
Planning ahead for Tampa
In less than two months, the 2012 General Conference begins at the Tampa Convention Center. See shortcuts to information and insider tips.
Call to prayer for General Conference
Through global prayer network, every United Methodist can participate in the 2012 General Conference.
Briefing previews General Conference issues
Delegates consider issues from reorganization to roles of bishops to an operating budget that is smaller than in the previous quadrennium.
When keeping Sabbath, simply rest
In our overwrought, overworked, socially networked society, we need Sabbath, but many wonder how to find time for it. Here are some tips.
Initiative provides theological education
Church membership in Africa is growing faster than in any other part of the globe, but Africa has a critical shortage of trained clergy.
Video Series: “Dreaming of Vital Congregations”
What will the church look like in 80 years? Video series asks how to transform congregations to ensure they arrive at 2092.
British cite importance of hospital chaplains
Often targeted by budget cuts, health-care chaplains are shown to improve patient experience.
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