17 conferences pay 100 percent
The level of giving shows that United Methodists “see a different reality,” despite the economic downturn, church leader says.
United Methodists elect Danish pastor as bishop
The Rev. Christian Alsted, 48, will succeed retiring Bishop Øystein Ølsen as leader of the Nordic and Baltic Area.
New Executive Joins UMCOR in Western Jurisdiction Office
Rev. Brian Diggs is joining the United Methodist Committee on Relief as director of the newly opened Western Jurisdiction Office in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Pacific Islanders fill pews to hear service in Samoan
Calvary United Methodist Church offers church bulletins, hymnals, and worship services to celebrate Samoan culture.
Workshop offers ecumenical training
United Methodists will broaden their understanding of ecumenism.
United Methodist church nurtured hero pilot
His Sunday school teacher 50 years ago at Waples Memorial United Methodist Church in Denison, Texas, remembers him as Chesley.
Human stories guide UMCOR’s Hazelwood
The Rev. Tom Hazelwood brings a pastor’s compassion to the church’s disaster response ministry.
Prayer vigils planned in support of immigration reform
More than 100 vigils and services planned for humane comprehensive immigration reform
Universities, churches to attract more Methodist students
Jurisdictional events reestablish church and academy connection
Delegates divide Nigeria Area into three conferences
The change is aimed at making the church, spread across one of Africa’s largest countries, easier to lead.
Methodist women seek to crack 'stained-glass' ceiling
The United Methodist Church, which boasts a history of ordaining women clergy, is seeking to shatter the so-called "stained-glass ceiling" blocking female pastors from its largest pulpits.
Commentary: Mumbai moves on after attacks
Jacob and Glory Dharmaraj find that the people—and faiths—of Mumbai are resilient following terrorist attack.
Resource guide for Designated Mission Giving (The Advance)
United Methodism Lives in Small Town in Kazakhstan
The 20-member United Methodist congregation in Zhetigen, Kazakhstan, is filled with hope and enthusiasm in the new year.
Churches provide hospitality for inauguration crowds
Congregations are welcoming Washington visitors with the theme: "Be the Change You Want to See."
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