PeaceGen 2011 trip motivates teens
Thanks to the annual churchwide Peace with Justice Sunday offering, Northern Illinois youth learn how to put their faith into action.
Top court rules on Philippine actions
Judicial Council upholds the validity of decisions made by interim bishop in Manila Area.
Maintain connections, top court rules
Conference restructuring plans, penalty for officiating at civil unions among topics addressed in October decisions.
Bishops called to reclaim church’s mission
Council of Bishops president urges church to be ‘a community of faith active in love, alive as the body of Christ.’
October 31 – Reformation Day
On this day in 1517, Martin Luther nailed his Ninety-Five Theses to the door of Castle Church in Germany beginning the Protestant Reformation.
Halloween fundraiser treats missions
"We love Jesus and we love round, orange vegetables." Congregants also love the green pumpkins provide for youth and other ministries.
Retired Bishop Duecker dies in Fort Wayne
Involvement with Africa University and camping ministry kept bishop’s ministry active long after his retirement.
UMTV: The Power of Pumpkins
We carve them, cook them and decorate with them, but churches are learning the power of the pumpkin as a source of income and opportunity.
Rural ministry celebrates 50th year
Hinton Rural Life Center aims to be ‘a catalyst for building healthy and effective communities of faith.’
U.S. Labor Secretary praises job ministry
An Atlanta congregation offers job seekers not only practical help but also concern and care, Hilda Solis says.
Hispanic Plan builds communities of faith
Reaching out town by town in Wisconsin, followers use Hispanic-Latino plan modules and form worship groups.
Looking ahead to future mission trends
Expanding partnerships for Global Ministries includes contact with The Mission Society.
Hollon named top communicator
The Rev. Larry Hollon was called “a passionate voice for communications as a ministry.” Athey and Whiting were inducted into Hall of Fame.
Gates praises church in malaria fight
United Methodists' work and leadership in fighting malaria draws praise from Melinda Gates.
Missionaries’ gift documents church role
Publications donated to Africa University portray profound political changes of ‘50s and ‘60s that helped shape the church.
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