Wenner, Brown win election to lead bishops
Bishop Rosemarie Wenner of Germany will be the first woman from outside the United States to preside over the council.
Maintain connections, top court rules
Conference restructuring plans, penalty for officiating at civil unions among topics addressed in October decisions.
PeaceGen 2011 trip motivates teens
Thanks to the annual churchwide Peace with Justice Sunday offering, Northern Illinois youth learn how to put their faith into action.
Remembering the saints who nurtured me
Honoring a great cloud of witnesses — ‘my family, my church community, my co-workers, my neighbors and people I may never meet.’
Top court rules on Philippine actions
Judicial Council upholds the validity of decisions made by interim bishop in Manila Area.
October 31 – Reformation Day
On this day in 1517, Martin Luther nailed his Ninety-Five Theses to the door of Castle Church in Germany beginning the Protestant Reformation.
Bishops called to reclaim church’s mission
Council of Bishops president urges church to be ‘a community of faith active in love, alive as the body of Christ.’
UMTV: The Power of Pumpkins
We carve them, cook them and decorate with them, but churches are learning the power of the pumpkin as a source of income and opportunity.
Retired Bishop Duecker dies in Fort Wayne
Involvement with Africa University and camping ministry kept bishop’s ministry active long after his retirement.
Rural ministry celebrates 50th year
Hinton Rural Life Center aims to be ‘a catalyst for building healthy and effective communities of faith.’
Advent Week One: Will we sing with Mary?
The first Advent candle represents hope. Shane Stanford writes that Mary of Nazareth sang about it. Mary of Joplin did, too. Do we?
Hispanic Plan builds communities of faith
Reaching out town by town in Wisconsin, followers use Hispanic-Latino plan modules and form worship groups.
Church to focus on ‘healing relationships’
Act of Repentance by United Methodists in 2012 addresses mistreatment of indigenous peoples.
UMTV: Church’s Harry Potter Halloween
Each year, one UMC becomes Hogwarts for a day. Some call it magic. “To be bold enough to sponsor a Harry Potter festival, it’s remarkable.“
Halloween fundraiser treats missions
"We love Jesus and we love round, orange vegetables." Congregants also love the green pumpkins provide for youth and other ministries.
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