Race commission addresses Bledsoe case
The agency that monitors United Methodist racial matters expresses concern about the situation involving Bishop Bledsoe.
Celebrating my father, exorcising a demon
We need to examine our fathers to understand the challenges of their lives, says retired pastor, now a father and grandfather.
Global women join in ‘prayerful action’
Meeting in New York, World Day of Prayer International Committee brings together 225 women from 104 countries.
NEW: GC2012 clergy appointment reversal?
The connection is abuzz about an email sent by Bishop Devadhar about General Conference action on ending guaranteed appointments for clergy.
Beating hunger in DRC
In DRC, 70% of people are malnourished. UMCOR has been working to change that through its agricultural, sanitation and health programs.
New wrinkle in appointment security
The United Methodist connection has been abuzz about a letter calling into question whether General Conference really ended clergy job guarantees.
UMTV: Catering Work for Homeless
Inside the Box buys a meal for a homeless person for every lunch sold. Homeless teens train for jobs in food service. Good food for a good cause.
She gave 47 years to church preschool
Mrs. Uhl is 83 and has taught generations. "They're exposed to more, with TV and the Internet. Young children today are not babies.”
Foot-washing ceremony touches souls
Bishop Hayes knelt and washed the feet of the 12 people being ordained. “No one expected it. There wasn't a dry eye in the place, mine included.”
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Scars testify to pastor’s strength, faith
At 25, Scott Spence survived a terrible accident. Now, his “scars are an asset” on hospital visits because he’s “been on that side of the bed.”
Vital church connects with community
Reaching out to Hispanic residents and holding a community breakfast are ways a Maryville church is doing mission in their own backyard.
Bishop’s retirement fight takes new turn
Episcopacy panel chairperson says committee encouraged Bledsoe to retire early based on evaluation, conversations with North Texas leaders.
Cal Turner Family Center planned at Meharry
A $3 million donation to Meharry Medical College will be used to construct a family center for use by the public as well as students.
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