Bishop faults jurisdiction’s gay issue stand
Indiana Bishop Coyner criticizes Western Jurisdiction’s call to act as if the church’s teaching against homosexuality ‘does not exist.’
Hispanic church offers model of growth
A Chicago-area congregation with lay missioner at helm has expanded from 12 to more than 120 in two years.
20 ways to reach out on Veterans Day
Creative ideas for individuals and congregations to engage in ministry with active U.S. military, veterans and their families on Nov. 11.
New bishop of Nigeria elected
West Africa Annual Conference selects the Rev. John Wesley Yohanna to succeed Bishop Kulah.
HIV/AIDS threatening Philippines
United Methodists work with other faith groups to “respond…with new attitudes and actions focused on education, prevention and compassion.”
Wandabula calls funds issue ‘mud-slinging’
Wandabula responds to moves by two United Methodist agencies to withhold funds in East Africa Conference after audits.
Placemats make point on food rights
Church World Service offers discussion tips, recipes, worship aids and action ideas for churches to mark World Food Day on October 16.
Final report: Church path ‘unsustainable’
The Interim Operations Team, in its final report, calls for bigger changes than what came out of the 2012 General Conference.
3 young women = UMCOR's ‘triumvirate’
When there’s a disaster, disease or famine, these three women know they’ll be on the ground to help.
Finance agency asks for E. Africa funds cutoff
Agency’s board of directors also approves filing of formal complaint with College of Bishops against Bishop Wandabula.
United Methodists working to connect Haiti
Communications agency, church volunteers, nonprofit combine to establish technology centers to help Haitians support themselves.
Helping young adults reach American dream
A new policy allowing young people to stay in the United States has led to a flood of applications. See how United Methodists are helping.
Judicial ruling sought on East Africa funds
Western PA Conference questions about use of mission funds in East Africa projects are part of controversy surrounding bishop’s actions.
Did Jesus have a wife?
Papyrus fragment has revived an old debate that likely reflects early Christian disputes about marriage — not the historical Jesus.
Top award given for chaplain support
Crystal Springs (Miss.) UMC honored with Dept. of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.
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