Extreme makeover, church edition, aids sick children
United Methodists make apartment “home away from home” for critically ill children and their families.
Church challenges ruling banning homeless ministry
“We serve out of love for God which inspires within us a love for neighbor,” bishop says.
Supreme Court refuses suit over ‘Redskins’
United Methodist leaders vow to continue struggle against “offensive” names and symbols.
Methodists in Puerto Rico elect new bishop
The Rev. Rafael Moreno Rivas says he is a “full-time student at the ‘Yahweh School of Daily Living.
United Methodist bishops launch appeal for Philippines
Church effort will provide humanitarian relief, support ministries.
Faith leaders launch campaign for immigration reform
Organizers hope to deliver 250,000 postcards to Congress by Jan. 4.
Typhoons leave Filipinos ‘reeling,’ bishop says
Philippine leaders appeal for prayers, aid.
Young adults urged to embrace call to ministry
EXPLORATION speakers say new voices needed in The United Methodist Church.
Methodists mark defining moment in church history
Asbury-Coke meeting at Barratt’s Chapel set course of American Methodism.
77 bishops urge troop pullout from Afghanistan
Church leaders signing letter believe “there is no path to military victory in Afghanistan.”
Philippines emerges from flood-inducing typhoons
The United Methodist Committee on Relief is responding with emergency supplies and other aid.
Portland to host 2016 General Conference
Oregon has been chosen as the location for the top legislative assembly of The United Methodist Church. Tentative dates are May 10-20, 2016.
Church leaders seek consensus on plans for change
Bishops say there is renewed sense of urgency about mission.
Church, seminary forge urban ministry partnership
Program addresses issues of poverty, homelessness, education, violence, economic development and other urban concerns.
Commentary: Race still matters after Obama’s election
Superintendent relates hope to struggle, courage, faith and wisdom.
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