Women share their stories at UN event
The United Methodist Women’s delegation brought attention to the need for greater access to education for women and girls.
Black History Month urges welcome for all
Raised during segregation, the Rev. Hilly Hicks says even as an adult he worried if he would be welcome in all-white congregations.
Church membership tops 12 million
While U.S. membership has continued to shrink, the denomination is experiencing rapid growth globally, especially in Africa and the Philippines.
Young leaders begin new Talbert class
Nine people, ranging in age from 19 to 36, are the first fellows in a program based on Bishop Melvin Talbert’s leadership values.
Many U.S. presidents have Methodist ties
How did leaders from Lincoln to FDR to Obama turn to Wesley’s followers for spiritual and social aid?
FAQ: Why red doors on churches?
For centuries the color has been associated with Protestantism. Many believe the doors Luther posted his Theses on were red.
Supercomputer’s win not trivial to Christians
Watson’s triumph in “Jeopardy!” gives some theologians food for thought. Are humans destined to become obsolete?
Exploring black history transcends race
Gil Caldwell wonders: If we don’t study our past failings, how can we celebrate the progress we have made?
A friend in mission is a friend indeed
Changing the world requires people to offer their contributions and their companionship, Women’s Division executive writes.
Despite tough times, church giving rises
Fifteen annual (regional) conferences gave 100 percent of the money asked of them to support ministries around the world.
Church court clarifies voting eligibility
New groups of clergy are eligible elect delegates to The United Methodist Church’s top lawmaking body.
Marriage counseling aids happily ever after
On Valentine’s Day, we idealize love. But experts say relationships are living things and evolve. “Therapy at different points is crucial.”
McCord interns want to give back to church
Students serve as ambassadors for the United Methodist Black College Fund, which supports their schools.
United Methodists cheer Southern Sudan vote
Many churches in the United States already have a relationship with the world’s newest nation.
Love, mission will keep rural church together
Rural congregations called to embrace evangelism and change in effort "to provide sacraments in every place."
Comments will not appear until approved by a moderator, which will occur at least twice daily.
Please keep your comments brief. Avoid personal attacks and do not use inflammatory or demeaning language.
See our Comment Policy for more information.
Still Have Questions?
If you have any questions Ask InfoServ
We're here to help you find assistance.
Would you like to ask any questions about this story?ASK US NOW