New congregation growth reaches half-way mark
Board of Global Ministries program has started 210 churches, expanding the denomination’s reach in Asia and Africa.
Bishops break new ground at Africa University
The $60,000 staff duplex is the first structure built by The United Methodist Church’s African bishops.
Chilean Methodists, UMCOR sign agreement
While the world celebrates the miners’ rescue, international Methodist efforts continue Chile earthquake recovery.
Mission initiative launches with focus on Haiti
Each day, visitors to the website 10-Fold.org will get to see United Methodist mission programs around the world.
Civil rights leader Bishop Thomas dies
James S. Thomas broke racial barriers. Of his work, he said, "I didn't come to be a black bishop. I have come to be the best bishop I can be."
United Methodist ecumenical leader dies
Along with Christian unity, the Rev. Robert Huston championed the gifts of young adults and women.
10-Fold shows mission in action via technology
The 10-day event offers podcasts, streaming videos and online chats to connect directly with missionaries and ministry projects.
New York bishop and others run for mission
Bishop Park hopes the 5K inspires youth to support missions and get on a track to good health.
Court sides with agency on use of funds
Superior Court finds ‘clear and convincing evidence’ donations were not restricted solely for temperance and alcohol work.
Native Americans share struggles at gathering
Participants confront issues and find hope during High Plains Initiative event.
We must speak while we can on today’s issues
Many people with intellectual depth remain silent on problems facing society, says Gilbert Caldwell Jr.
Chaplains crucial to hospice care
A caregiving crisis is looming in the United States, as more people deal with end-of-life needs, a prominent chaplain says.
Wesley Foundations offer student housing
More Christian college students want to live in community with their peers, and campus ministers are providing ways to do so.
United Methodist agency pulls rally endorsement
Board concerned about recent “overtly political and partisan statements” surrounding Oct. 2 event.
Independence leader heralded in Sierra Leone
Pastor, physician, government leader — the Rev. John Karefa-Smart “dared to be different.”
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