Reaction to call to end church trials
Polity expert’s call to halt church trials related to denomination’s stance on homosexuality gets reactions online, within Council of Bishops.
2016 General Conference delegate count
The secretary of the General Conference, Rev. L. Fitzgerald Reist, released today a list of numbers of delegates by annual conferences.
Church preparing for Pennsylvania clergy trial
The Rev. Frank Schaefer goes on trial Nov. 18-19 for officiating at the same-sex union of his son in 2007.
Bishops seek complaint against Talbert
The Council of Bishops has requested a formal complaint be filed against retired Bishop Melvin G. Talbert who officiated at same-sex union.
U.S. Filipinos support typhoon survivors
"This is a blessed opportunity for those of us out of harm’s way to be an answer to the Filipino’s prayer.”
Missing Filipino pastor makes contact
Church members have not been able to locate one of the two pastors in Tacloban, Philippines, which was virtually destroyed by typhoon.
UMCOR relief money on way to Philippines
Learn how United Methodists are providing supplies and assessing damages after Super Typhoon Haiyan flattened part of the Philippines.
Bishops called to embrace ‘team spirit’
Despite differences, bishops urged to remember they ‘depend on one another to be faithful to God’s mission.’
Spiritual resources for veterans and families
Find sources of strength from The United Methodist Church to use throughout the year.
More than 50 pastors bless same-sex union
Flouting church law, faith leaders participate in the marriage of two Philadelphia men in a United Methodist church.
UMCOR preps response for Philippines typhoon
With partners in the Philippines, UMCOR is working to provide assistance immediately following the storm.
United Methodist communicators honored
The United Methodist Association of Communicators honors Rev. Arthur McClanahan and Rev. Boyce A. Bowdon.
Top staff at finance agency opt for buyout
The General Council on Finance and Administration will see departure of much of its top staff under a voluntary separation program.
WCC members discuss issues in-depth
World Council of Churches assembly engages participants in discussions of critical issues affecting the life and witness of the church today.
United Methodist campuses fight bullying
“Character is not just important for my child,” says one parent, “but for every child on campus. Positive behavior is contagious.”
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