United Methodists elect bishop for Sierra Leone
The Rev. John K. Yambasu, has been elected bishop of the United Methodist Church in Sierra Leone.
Bishop Yemba named chancellor for Africa University
United Methodist Bishop David Kekumba Yemba is the new chancellor of Africa University and chairman of its board of directors.
Ike survivors welcome donated Christmas decorations
A United Methodist church in Texas organizes giveaways of Christmas decorations for families who lost everything in the storm.
West African youth explore leadership, peace building
Liberian Bishop John Innis encourages young people to follow God’s call, love the church and pray for their leaders.
Book offers 'how-to' guide to interfaith connections
A new book co-edited by a United Methodist pastor offers a practical guide to connecting with people of other faiths.
Interpreter debuts digital magazine in January
The United Methodist ministry magazine's upcoming issue will be offered in a digital format, in addition to the printed publication.
2008: The Year in Photos
A retrospect of The United Methodist Church—its people, events and ministries—by United Methodist News Service.
Faithful son leaves $2 million to small rural church
John Ferguson lived in a trailer and drove an old pickup truck. Now the frugal farmer's money is going to a United Methodist church in Pa.
Penny Project uses pocket change to enact change
United Methodist youth in Michigan realize a penny really can make a difference in the lives of Africans infected with HIV/AIDS.
Large Korean Methodist Church built on prayer
With a membership of 120,000, Kumnan Methodist Church in Seoul is saving souls for Christ as the world's largest Methodist church.
San Diego church mourns deaths of jet crash victims
A United Methodist pastor remembers Young Mi Yoon as a devoted Christian, wife and mother.
Korean women pray for 'nest' to live out final days
Sunlit Sisters’ Center offers elderly women shunned by society a place of hope, comfort.
United Methodists note passing of Russian patriarch
The head of the world’s largest Orthodox Christian church is remembered by United Methodists leaders as an icon in the ecumenical movement.
Peru seminary program to serve Andean region
A new theological program based in Lima will provide pastoral training in Latin America's Andean region.
Dec. 1 presents opportunity to support Global AIDS Fund
Church members can observe World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, by making a donation to the Global AIDS Fund through the Advance.
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