Bishop Wertz, uniting leader, dies at 97
Leaders credit him with helping forge the merger into today’s United Methodist Church.
Young people seek church relevance
Young adults gathered in Las Vegas to strategize how to transform The United Methodist Church for the future … and the now.
Jesus Versus the Zombies
Sermon series looks at the bad church ideas that just … won’t … die.
How United Methodists respond to disaster
One year after Hurricane Sandy, a special report details what United Methodists have done to provide relief and recovery.
Bishop told to rule in clergy candidate case
Denomination’s top court says Southwest Texas bishop must decide in 60 days on question about lesbian clergy candidate.
Pastor helps church rise from ashes
As workers guide cross to top of building, Jim Crawford recalls 22-year mission to rebuild San Jose church that burned in 1991.
20 ways to reach out on Veterans Day
Creative ideas for individuals and congregations to engage in ministry with active U.S. military, veterans and their families on Nov. 11.
United Methodist link to the U.N.
Oct. 24 is United Nations Day. Church Center for the United Nations offers prayer, hospitality, meeting space for those working for human rights.
Church fights poverty through friendship
Greenville District’s ministry goes beyond food to partner with families through mentoring, alliance, friendship and mutual goal-setting.
Are women welcomed as preachers?
Nearly 60 years after Methodists added women clergy, some still fight for acceptance. “My ministry was challenged but I had God’s promise.”
Fewer delegates at 2016 General Conference
The Commission on the 2016 General Conference voted to set number of delegates at 850 in first significant drop since 1968.
UMTV: Church Photos of a Lifetime
For 50 years, photographer has used his lens to bring human struggles into focus. “I could use it as a means to promote social change.”
UMTV: Service Dogs Heal Troops
Veterans dealing with PTSD say training a canine companion "provides a one-time fee for a dog, instead of a lifetime of medication."
$25 million pension goal aids retired clergy
Central Conference Pension Initiative reaches goal. “Providing for retired pastors…across the Central Conferences is the right thing to do.”
Diverse membership represents 25 countries
Tennessee congregation embraces its diversity, adding Hispanic Ministries, English language classes, and an International Festival.
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