Church and Society calls for justice in Jena
The United Methodist Board of Church and Society says that justice can lead to healing in Jena, Louisiana.
Group studying gambling, American Indian sovereignty
A special study group is sending disciplinary revisions to the 2008 United Methodist General Conference on the issue of gambling.
Interfaith fast calls for end to Iraq war
An Oct. 8 interfaith fast for peace urges people to fast and pray for an end to the war in Iraq.
Proposed Social Creed seeks global acceptance
Fresh off its world tour, a "user-friendly" United Methodist Social Creed faces its biggest audience next spring at General Conference.
Agency calls for targeted divestment in Israel, Sudan
The United Methodist social action agency urges divestiture of church assets from select companies related to Palestine and Darfur.
Agency helps church connect digitally worldwide
Leaders of United Methodist Communications celebrate the church’s progress and look ahead to the future.
Centennial event to promote United Methodist Men
A year-long celebration of men's ministry in the Methodist tradition also aims to grow United Methodist Men across the denomination.
Commentary: Can United Methodists follow their call?
A ministerial candidate weighs in on why more young people aren't going into local parish ministry.
Lackore announces her retirement as finance chief
Sandra Lackore, who heads the agency that administers finances for The United Methodist Church, will retire at the end of next June.
Bishop: Pressure remains on Christians in Pakistan
Six years after the tragedy of Sept. 11, Bishop Alexander John Malik says religious extremism has increased in Pakistan.
Ordination service is long-distance family affair
Even as an ocean separated them, technology enables the Rev. Nancy Neelley and daughter, Marissa, to share an important family moment.
Pittsburgh church offers dramatically different worship
It's cutting edge at Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community, where Scripture is told through drama and weekly baptisms are the standard.
United Methodist loans can now be repaid online
A newly launched online system makes repaying United Methodist student loans easier.
Group focuses on city’s health issues, church vitality
Church leaders in Memphis, Tenn., look at developing a long-range plan for the city, using both faith and health care components.
United Methodists celebrate Humble School in Uganda
School provides ministry of hope for children, many of whom are from war-torn areas or homes affected by AIDS.
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