Churches ‘star’ in movies, TV shows
Although they’re no strangers to the big screen, United Methodist churches have turned up in an unusual number of films and TV shows this year.
Pastor takes ‘Marvel-ous’ approach to Gospel
Keith Brown’s youth ministry series uses superheroes to teach Bible stories.
Top court to address gay-related rulings
Rulings on actions by annual conferences regarding church law on homosexuality issues will be considered by the Judicial Council in Oct.
Trial date set for pastor who officiated gay son’s wedding
A Nov. 18-19 trial has been set for a Pennsylvania pastor who officiated at the same-sex wedding of his son five years ago.
Agency: Health law needs fix for churches
Without the Church Health Plan Act, the future of church-sponsored health plans is in danger, says the United Methodist pension board.
Nominee named to lead Board of Discipleship
The Rev. Dr. Timothy L. Bias will be presented as the nominee for General Secretary of GBOD at the board’s meeting Oct. 10-12.
Church vitality: Turning mission into members
An aging, urban congregation committed to improving its neighbors’ health and ended up boosting its own vital signs as well.
Messages of hope for Coloradoans
After historic flooding, the church is reaching out to Coloradoans in a variety of ways, including ads expressing concern and support.
Annual conferences join to fight malaria
United Methodists have raised more than $53 million to fight deadly disease. ‘We have malaria on the run; let’s finish the job!’
UMTV: Church Turns Mission Into Members
Pastor of historic church says “recycling people” is key to being vital. “I want to challenge pastors that are in declining congregations.”
Effort underway to boost rural Sierra Leone
A new school building and community toilets are among the first collaborative efforts to improve life in West African nation.
Saint Paul relocation brings cheers, tears
Historic United Methodist seminary moves from historic working class neighborhood to grounds of Church of the Resurrection.
Coloradoans come to terms with epic floods
“It’s the worst disaster we’ve faced in my time in ministry.” United Methodists across Denver area assess damage and respond to needs.
The story of Amos, the UMCOR truck
Church’s donation served disaster relief for seven years: ‘If you had told me we'd buy a truck for God, I never would have believed it.’
Hispanic and United Methodist Heritage
September 15-October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month. The Rev. Arturo Reyna chooses to be “metodista unido.”
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