Mission agency to cut $3.9 million from budget
The United Methodist Board of Global Ministries is reducing its 2009 operating budget because of a combination of economic factors.
United Methodists elect Danish pastor as bishop
The Rev. Christian Alsted, 48, will succeed retiring Bishop Øystein Ølsen as leader of the Nordic and Baltic Area.
Commentary: A call for courage and repentance
Society must learn and come to grips with the prevalence and pain of insulting racist stereotypes and denigrations of people.
Clinton receives honor from Ewha University
Hillary Clinton emphasized women’s empowerment at a Methodist-related university in Korea.
Pacific Islanders fill pews to hear service in Samoan
Calvary United Methodist Church offers church bulletins, hymnals, and worship services to celebrate Samoan culture.
United Methodists commit to action on immigration
Faith based groups holding prayer vigils and sending letters to officials calling for immigration reform.
Workshop offers ecumenical training
United Methodists will broaden their understanding of ecumenism.
Commentary: A place at the table
“Enduring the slings and arrows of the Jim Crow South, my grandmothers did not allow the forces of fear and hate to steal their hope.”
Commentary: U.S. churches still segregated
The Rev. C. Anthony Hunt says a pall is in today’s church in its dealing with the race problem in America.
Human stories guide UMCOR’s Hazelwood
The Rev. Tom Hazelwood brings a pastor’s compassion to the church’s disaster response ministry.
Peter Kleist, developer and education supporter, dies
Peter D. Kleist, 90, a man with the credo of giving back to the community, died Feb. 12 in Fort Myers, Fla.
United Methodist church nurtured hero pilot
His Sunday school teacher 50 years ago at Waples Memorial United Methodist Church in Denison, Texas, remembers him as Chesley.
United Methodists respond in aftermath of crash
Clarence Center United Methodist Church is a memorial site for those impacted by the loss of Continental Flight 3407.
United Methodists pray for crash victims
“Our hearts are broken,” says Bishop Marcus Matthews in Feb. 13 statement about Buffalo, N.Y. plane crash.
Faith leaders call for humane immigration reform
People of faith must stand up for immigrants, says Bishop Carcaño
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