Retired pastor finds life in midst of fire tragedy
"I lost everything, and I have everything," says the Rev. Dudley Johnson, amid the ashes of his wildfire-ravaged home near San Diego.
United Methodists to address secondary fire victims
While insurance is covering most homeowners hit by October wildfires in California, UMCOR will focus on helping secondary victims.
Music leader scatters seeds for General Conference
Seeds are being sown for the church's top assembly, where thousands of seedlings will serve as symbols of hope.
Hearings address nuclear weapons, environment
A task force works to revise a 1986 United Methodist statement on policy issues affecting the human race.
Operation Classroom celebrates 20 years of mission
Supporters pack a suburban Indianapolis banquet hall to celebrate educational and medical ministries to West Africa.
Arkansas editor is communicator of the year
Jane Dennis calls it a blessing to tell the story of the church as she is honored by the United Methodist Association of Communicators.
Irish Methodist pastor to receive peace award
The Rev. Harold Good is to receive the 2007 World Methodist Peace Award for his work in Northern Ireland.
Evangelical event focuses on church’s critical issues
Six conservative evangelical United Methodist renewal organizations rally around six issues coming before the 2008 General Conference.
Bishop Christopher announces retirement
Bishop Sharon Brown Christopher will retire when her third term as episcopal leader of the Illinois Area ends Sept. 1, 2008.
Resurrected octogenarian drums it up in church
An error by the Social Security Administration caused Phyllis Orr to expire legally. But at 81, Orr says she isn’t done living.
Africa University’s chief executive to step down
Rukudzo Murapa is retiring as chief executive of Africa University after almost 10 years of leading the United Methodist-related school.
United Methodist churches among those affected by California fires
Pastors and congregations of at least five United Methodist churches are among those affected by wildfires in Southern California.
Holsinger not to participate in top court’s meeting
James W. Holsinger Jr., president of the United Methodist Judicial Council, announced he will not participate in the Oct. 24-27 meeting.
United Methodists support NCC changes, nominee
United Methodist leaders are supporting the reorganization of the National Council of Churches and the nominee for chief executive.
Ministry candidates shifting to online applications
More than 800 ministry candidates completed their application online since the church's new system launched in January.
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