Philippines emerges from flood-inducing typhoons
The United Methodist Committee on Relief is responding with emergency supplies and other aid.
Church leaders seek consensus on plans for change
Bishops say there is renewed sense of urgency about mission.
Church, seminary forge urban ministry partnership
Program addresses issues of poverty, homelessness, education, violence, economic development and other urban concerns.
Commentary: Race still matters after Obama’s election
Superintendent relates hope to struggle, courage, faith and wisdom.
Soccer player’s new goal: End malaria
United Methodists part of initiative to eliminate disease in Africa.
U.S. bishops prepare to tighten belts with salary cut
Church leaders say rolling back their own wages "is a great opportunity to be in solidarity with a lot of our churches."
United Methodists join witness at Capitol for climate change
On Nov. 5, United Methodists joined other faith leaders to call for climate change legislation.
United Methodists help commission USS New York
Chaplain says new ship is evidence “that those who seek to destroy will never overcome those who work together for good.”
USS New York becomes symbol of healing
United Methodist chaplain touched by stories of visitors.
Bishops seek younger church membership by 2019
Plan calls for lowering average age to 47.
Congolese president visits Africa University
Joseph Kabila says his nation is on road to recovery.
Goodpaster, Wenner win election to lead bishops
The new officers will take over as president and president-elect next May.
United Methodists hold line on gay issues
Denomination stands firm amid shifts in mainline Protestantism.
Bishops’ letter pledges to protect God’s creation
Poverty, violence and environmental damage are connected, church leaders say.
Judicial Council voids sexuality statement
Regional group cannot overule general conference, court rules.
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