Board commissions missionaries, deaconesses
The United Methodist mission agency is assigning a diverse group of people for work around the globe.
Consider justice over charity, mission leader says
Bishop Felton May says the U.S. and the world have an unfinished agenda on the issue of poverty.
Religious activists attend advocacy ‘boot camp’
Ecumenical Advocacy Days provides a forum to mobilize and strengthen Christian voices on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
United Methodist Men slate new methods, officers
As the men's ministry celebrates its 100th anniversary, its leaders learn of new methods to reach men in the next 100 years.
Church agencies renew distance-education alliance
Two United Methodist agencies are working to develop distance-learning systems across Africa using satellite and radio.
Pan-Methodists re-evaluate board roles
The African Methodist Episcopal Church reconsiders having representation on United Methodist agencies.
Bishop Paup to lead Board of Global Ministries
Bishop Edward Paup is elected to lead the mission agency of The United Methodist Church.
United Methodist Women mark Iraq war anniversary
Women are being encouraged to participate in prayer services and vigils March 19, the war’s fifth anniversary.
Commentary: Interviewing pastors ‘an awful job’
Brent Olson finds working with a conference board of ordained ministry “awful” in all senses of the word.
Teen’s testimony shines under ‘Jeopardy!’ spotlight
Becky Kralle of New Jersey identifies Jesus as her hero and gives a tithe of her game-show earnings.
Church remembers Evangelical United Brethren roots
Forty years after their merger with Methodists, former Evangelical United Brethren members recall the denomination of their youth.
Africa University endowment reaches $44 million
United Methodist generosity helps the Zimbabwe school surpass its endowment fund-raising goal.
Awards honor champions of historically black colleges
The Black College Fund honors two United Methodists for giving hope to 11 historically black colleges and universities.
Caucus says empower black churches, communities
The annual meeting of Black Methodists for Church Renewal encourages modeling Wesleyan practices at the grassroots level.
Assembly delegates to consider over 1,500 petitions
Advance materials help the nearly 1,000 delegates get familiar with upcoming General Conference legislation.
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