Slideshow: The Rev. Amy DeLong Church Trial
Trial of lesbian elder gets under way
The Rev. Amy DeLong expresses no regrets although she faces the possibility of defrocking.
Leadership change on tap for world Methodists
Freeman to retire as conference meets Aug. 4-8 in Durban, South Africa.
Lesbian elder faces church trial
The Rev. Amy DeLong in Wisconsin has been with her partner for nearly 16 years and performed a union for a lesbian couple.
AIDS Awareness Church
“It’s God’s work.” Hollywood UMC supports those with HIV, visits clinic patients. “They can go all day without anything to eat, or a hug, or smile.”
Network empowers young African women
In Sierra Leone, gender and age barriers keep young women from leadership roles. A new network aims to break those barriers.
Clean water saves lives, makes disciples
Four communities in remote Mozambique are praising God and The United Methodist Church for a life-saving well project.
Prison ministry opens doors
After 39 years in jail, Kevin Petty gives advice on ministering to inmates: “Each has different needs. Be patient, loving, and nonjudgmental."
Church must ‘measure what we treasure’
Corporate America’s best practices don’t necessarily apply to reinventing The United Methodist Church.
Mass. churches join tornado response
United Methodists offer emergency food, services in wake of severe damage on June 1
5 ways to improve clergy health
United Methodist leaders have proposed changes to help pastors relieve stress and to promote overall wellness.
A Holy Spirit Primer
What does it mean to receive the gift of the Holy Spirit, particularly in baptism? Find out what the Bible and Wesleyan tradition say.
Leaders give church changes yellow light
Advisory panel asked to proceed with caution on proposals to add a new board and have agencies charge for services.
UM school gets firm foundation
Because of two sisters, more than 200 children in Sierra Leone no longer have to attend class outside on sand.
Joplin response shows denomination’s strength
After the deadliest tornado on record, the United Methodist connection is getting people the help and hope they need.
Comments will not appear until approved by a moderator, which will occur at least twice daily.
Please keep your comments brief. Avoid personal attacks and do not use inflammatory or demeaning language.
See our Comment Policy for more information.
Still Have Questions?
If you have any questions Ask InfoServ
We're here to help you find assistance.
Spotlight on Church Resources
Would you like to ask any questions about this story?ASK US NOW