Church immigration network changing
In what promises to be a watershed year in immigration reform, the United Methodist immigrant justice network refocuses on a national scale.
$6.1 million raised for Sandy relief
Read about the latest on recovery efforts by the United Methodist Church — and why aid is still vital. Find out how you can help.
Denomination urged to trust, share leadership
Nearly 1,000 United Methodists attend leadership-training event focused on finding common language and instilling trust for next four years.
Pastor shares MLK’s words in Newtown
James Forbes told grieving residents that U.S. should be more concerned about Second Commandment than 2nd Amendment.
Still there, Connectional Table starts anew
Church body regroups with new members to set priorities, but emotions surrounding previous effort to restructure operations evident.
United Methodist hired at National Cathedral
Gina Campbell is first United Methodist to serve as worship director at U.S. ‘National House of Prayer,’ site of Inaugural prayer service.
2013 hunger report: Goals ‘within reach’
Report on world hunger notes measurable successes in poorest countries.
Adam Hamilton preaches at Inaugural Service
Pastor asks the president to lead us to be a ‘compassionate people, to be concerned for the marginalized’ as we look to America’s future.
Chuck Knows Church: The Organ
Got pipes at your church? How ’bout an electric organ? No? What about a praise band? No matter, the organ has a rich tradition in the Christian Church.
After 50 years, MLK dream nearer to reality
In his annual letter, Bishop White recalls 1963 when King ‘took that mass of humanity to … Church!’ in the March on Washington.
King opposed war, not those who served
King ‘foot soldier’ emphasizes that acts of concern and care for those who defend the nation are ‘essential for any of us who claim to be antiwar.’
Close Guantanamo, urge faith, rights groups
Detention facility is counterproductive to combating terrorism and inspires those who seek to harm U.S., argue opponents.
Methodists join Belfast peace effort
East Belfast mission, pastor use facility there to bring community together to find way to end violence, destruction.
Winkler to leave social advocacy agency
Book of Discipline, the denomination’s law book, limits elected executives of general boards to serving a dozen years.
Honoring veterans is tribute to King’s legacy
When protesting war or Jim Crow laws, Civil Rights leader engaged the policymakers, not those simply following orders.
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