Agencies announce restructuring, more layoffs
Plans focus on mission needs.
U.S. conferences disapprove structure proposal
Other regions of the world are yet to vote, so the fate of the proposed changes won’t be known until 2010.
United Methodists challenged to seek young clergy
Younger leaders have ‘new vision for a new day’.
Church developers learn from early evangelists
Wesleys emphasized growth in grace.
Hiwassee may lose United Methodist ties
College struggles with accreditation
South African school serves refugee children
Mission treats all people with dignity.
Motel ministry feeds children
Meal ministry blesses children, church.
Impressions from the British Conference
A reflection by Harriett Olson, who served as a delegate from the United Methodist Church to the Methodist Conference in Great Britain in early July.
Economy causes tightening of conference budgets
New church starts, mission partnerships are priorities.
Relief office in Philippines offers help, hope
Church workers develop disaster response plans.
Congregations step out in faith, despite financial straits
Like many churches in Côte d’Ivoire, Nazareth United Methodist is growing yet financially struggling.
Bishops bring Côte d’Ivoire, Texas together
The partnership is aimed at transforming lives on both sides of the Atlantic.
Bulgaria-North Carolina Mission Partnership Flourishes
A two-year-old mission partnership is bringing new energy for Jesus Christ to three small United Methodist congregations in Bulgaria and the West Market Street United Methodist Church in Greensboro, North Carolina.
United Methodist men assist elderly, infirm
Volunteers perform much-needed work for 75-year-old Millie White and others during outreach effort.
Bishop Boni calls families, church, to prayer
Prayer is the centerpiece of daily life for the Boni family.
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