Listening post explores Native American issues
In the first in a series of "listening posts" on issues faced by Native Americans, United Methodists share stories of evangelism.
Commentary: Finding new ways to attract new clergy
The Rev. Meg Lassiat urges the church to invite young people into meaningful service by using their gifts and talents in ordained ministry.
Members are the essence of NCC, says new leader
The Rev. Michael Kinnamon plans to focus on the essentials of ecumenism as new chief executive of the National Council of Churches.
United Methodists discuss the hard conversations
A JustPeace workshop explores how to talk about divisive issues in constructive ways that bring people together.
College student: ‘I’ll never forget’ tornado aftermath
Buried for three hours under tons of rubble left by an F-4 tornado, Jordan Thompson finds new brothers and a deeper belief in God.
Continued Kenya violence disrupts food supply
After helping thousands of displaced Kenyans, UMCOR appeals to United Methodists for additional donations to buy food.
United Methodist team fulfills commitment in Kenya
A Volunteers-in-Mission team from the southeastern United States arrived in Nakuru just as violence broke out there.
Artist creates icons of the civil rights movement
United Methodist Pamela Chatterton-Purdy celebrates heroes of the U.S. civil rights movement in her latest exhibit.
Pastor, family killed in crash following storms
The Rev. Michael Welch was ministering to tornado survivors in Macon County, Tenn., as he and his family died in a traffic accident.
Methodist Church of Southern Africa to build seminary
Calling for a rebirth in clergy leadership, the Rev. Peter Storey talks about a new Methodist seminary to open next year in South Africa.
Nikolaev heads Moscow United Methodist seminary
As its new president, the Rev. Sergei V. Nikolaev hopes the Russian seminary will lead the denomination’s development in Eurasia.
Indiana church reaches out to pet lovers
The Pet Caretakers’ Ministry gives grieving pet owners a place to turn for prayer and support.
Maryland church responds to family shooting
Members struggle to understand “why” after teen kills parents, brothers.
United Methodist wins Alabama election
The Rev. James C. Fields Jr. has become the first African American from his district elected to the state House of Representatives.
'Twick' Morrison, racial justice advocate, dies
A champion of racial justice and reconciliation across The United Methodist Church, Morrison was 76.
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