Congo Central Conference elects bishop
The Rev. Gabriel Unda Yemba of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, has been elected bishop by delegates.
College majors’ value not measured in cash
In response to Kiplinger’s “worst college majors,” Dillard University president says salary is not only criteria for choosing what to study.
‘Church history requires we discuss racism’
It is essential we remember what has happened, says the Rev. Gil Caldwell, so we don’t treat others as we have been treated.
Bishops Wandabula, Nhanala re-elected
Africa Central Conference episcopal elections first of gatherings to elect or re-elect bishops in Africa, Europe, Eurasia and Philippines.
Churches crucial to turn tide of HIV, AIDS
Role of faith groups emphasized as 19th International AIDS Conference evaluates progress, and unfinished business, in mission.
Chemical dependency ministry marks 30th year
Oklahoma Conference effort, born out of husband seeking help for wife, now teaches others how to build the same ministry.
United Methodist execs seek creative change
Budget cuts, other changes also bring opportunities for church agencies to sharpen focus and shift priorities.
Claremont multifaith plan praised by Africans
African General Conference delegates praise Claremont Lincoln University, which partners Christian, Jewish and Islamic schools.
Mission agency suspends funds to East Africa
Global Ministries acts after independent audit panel says conference must ‘accept responsibility’ and put in place ‘internal controls.’
Teachers honored for exemplary work
Board of Higher Education and Ministry recognizes 50 among United Methodist-related schools for teaching, service and commitment.
Church reaches out after Sikh temple attack
United Methodists in area offer prayers and help as calls for greater dialogue and understanding come from across the nation.
Indiana volunteers take VBS on the road
Edwardsville United Methodist volunteers provide ‘Construction Junction’ for children in tornado-stricken Henryville.
Chicago church puts faith into action
Church takes hands-on approach to dealing with social issues endangering neighborhood. “We have to be a light in that community.”
Ministry feels the pain of Northern Cheyenne
Sand Creek Massacre of 1864 still alive as Wyoming United Methodist church workers try to develop trust with massacre descendants.
Methodists join in Olympic dreams
‘It turns out many British Methodists are just as excited as I am about the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games,’ says United Methodist pastor.
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