Young people tie Obama vote to faith
Election shows young people can make a difference, and it’s time for their voices to be heard, they say.
In letter to King, bishop rejoices over election of nation’s first African-American president
Woodie White shares a feeling of "joy beyond description" at historic moment.
United Methodists consider a word with the president
What would you ask Barack Obama if you had 15 minutes with him? United Methodists share their thoughts.
Tenn. ash spill creates concern for area churches
Four United Methodist churches are located near a coal-burning plant where a fly ash spill has created a 300-acre disaster.
'Five Practices' book leads to church movement
What does it take to be a fruitful congregation? A bishop shares five themes at the Congress on Evangelism.
Bish Schna-Z raps with UM bloggers
Bishop Robert Schnase and other online scribes explore the impact of blogging for the church.
United Methodists will offer inaugural hospitality
Churches around Washington will hold special events and provide hospitality to visitors during the historic inauguration week.
New Congress will have 53 United Methodists
Fifty-three United Methodists will serve in the 111th Congress, and the denomination still ranks third in total congressional membership.
United Methodist members of 111th Congress
United Methodist senators and representatives are listed with their state and party affiliations.
Young clergy numbers rise, bucking leadership trend
The number of United Methodist clergy under age 35 rose in 2008, offering a sign of hope as the church focuses on developing leaders.
Crisis situation threatens survival of Zimbabweans
A crisis of medical, political and economic proportions is threatening the resiliency and survival of the people of Zimbabwe.
United Methodists elect bishop for Sierra Leone
The Rev. John K. Yambasu, has been elected bishop of the United Methodist Church in Sierra Leone.
Bishop Yemba named chancellor for Africa University
United Methodist Bishop David Kekumba Yemba is the new chancellor of Africa University and chairman of its board of directors.
Ike survivors welcome donated Christmas decorations
A United Methodist church in Texas organizes giveaways of Christmas decorations for families who lost everything in the storm.
West African youth explore leadership, peace building
Liberian Bishop John Innis encourages young people to follow God’s call, love the church and pray for their leaders.
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