Tips to re-energize inactive members
Study shows 82% of new members drop out of church in the first year. What ideas will keep folks involved at your church?
N.J. church sign points way to storm relief
Drakestown congregation has provided food, shelter and Internet access to those without power in its community.
N.J. church opens doors after storm
Since Hurricane Sandy, volunteers have turned Morrow Memorial United Methodist into a living room, office, play space and kitchen for neighbors.
Evangelicals team up across denominations
Mainline Protestant evangelicals affirm common theology and explore ways to work together during Dallas meeting.
Ohio church sews quilts of love for Congo ill
Raising money to buy a new plane for Congo ministry wasn’t enough for a congregation that also wanted a personal touch.
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.
Volunteers: Lifeblood of storm response
After Sandy hit New Jersey, volunteers at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church started serving meals for 12 hours a day, seven days a week.
Ads encourage hope after Sandy
The United Methodist Church is spreading a message of hope for Sandy survivors with advertising in major national and regional papers.
Pastor collects food cards for vets
His initial goal was 150. This year, Randy Davis, himself a vet, hopes to give 10,000 cards to homeless and special-needs veterans in Indiana.
Top court reinstates ‘retired’ bishop
United Methodist Bishop W. Earl Bledsoe must receive immediate appointment and be restored to full status, Judicial Council rules.
Neighbors help neighbors across NYC
UMCOR-trained early response teams are teaming up with local volunteers to multiply early relief efforts in hard-hit lower Manhattan.
UMTV: Biker Church
Crossfire UMC in North Carolina welcomes those who feel “regular churches wouldn’t want our type” with open arms.
The priorities of 14 new bishops
Their challenges — from disaster response to malaria to global conflict — distinguish them, but reaching out to a world in need unites them.
Slideshow: Church welcomes new bishops
Photos tell the story of the installation, welcoming and itineration of United Methodist bishops around the connection.
Bishop Wenner addresses council
In her first presidential address, Bishop Rosemarie Wenner encouraged the bishops to lead so "we may be one in ministry to all the world."
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