Sierra Leone celebrates life of evangelist
107-year-old ‘Pa’ Ndanema remembered as a simple, humble man who lived his life among the people of eastern Freetown he served.
Burton to leave women’s commission
United Methodist Commission on Status and Role of Women plans search for new top executive.
Two die in Ukraine roof collapse
United Methodist volunteer, Ukrainian student fatally injured; missionary seriously hurt.
United Methodists open doors in disasters
From Colorado to the Atlantic coast, churches have worked to help those suffering in the clutches of the summer of 2012.
Churches respond to 700 miles of U.S. storms
United Methodists assess damages while they open doors to cool, feed people as stifling heat continues in Midwest, Mid-Atlantic.
July conferences to elect 11 U.S. bishops
Three U.S. jurisdictions to select among at least 44 candidates; no elections in two jurisdictions.
Ironman pastor shows ‘Anything is Possible’
The Rev. Scott Sharp discovers lessons for his Christian ministry in preparing for triathlon. He hopes to compete in Hawaii.
Student exchange program opens world
Wesleyan and Methodist schools in six countries form a network to provide new learning experiences.
Bishop Leontine Kelly dies at 92
First African-American woman bishop is remembered as a trailblazer, spiritual mother and ‘a gift to The United Methodist Church.’
Health care law survives; what’s ahead?
After the recent Supreme Court ruling, United Methodists are still discussing what the law means for the church and U.S. society as a whole.
Immigration reformers hail and hammer ruling
Immigration advocates now focus on end to ‘racial profiling’ in Arizona law after U.S. high court ruling in June eliminates other objections.
Marking John Wesley’s birthday in his words
Just in time for June 28, read what the founder of Methodism said about his good health. “This hath God wrought!”
Colorado Springs fire bypasses church
Staff evacuates Wilson UMC as Waldo Canyon fire spreads to part of city.
Students face years of debt
If no agreement reached, loan rates will increase at a time when young people are graduating or leaving with thousands to repay.
Same-sex union trial controversy continues
A year after proceeding against Wisconsin elder, bishop asked to rule on legality of clergy covenant plan the Rev. Amy DeLong proposed.
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