Internet church engages in ‘21st century circuit riding'
Resurrection Live! connects worldwide congregation.
Church bells, members to clamor for climate change
International effort to help promote justice, protect God’s creation.
United Methodists take ‘going green’ to new levels
Church members put environmental concerns into practice with new buildings, advocacy and educational programs.
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.
Soccer player’s new goal: End malaria
United Methodists part of initiative to eliminate disease in Africa.
U.S. bishops prepare to tighten belts with salary cut
Church leaders say rolling back their own wages "is a great opportunity to be in solidarity with a lot of our churches."
Veterans support troops in airport ministry
Church volunteers say thank you to soldiers coming home, going overseas.
Connectional Table OKs new plan to study church
Guaranteed appointments, size of church agencies among areas under consideration.
New York sailors carry historic book of devotions
“Strength for Service to God and Country” given to crew aboard USS New York.
United Methodists help commission USS New York
Chaplain says new ship is evidence “that those who seek to destroy will never overcome those who work together for good.”
Churches reach out in response to Fort Hood shootings
Bishop asks for special prayers at Sunday services.
USS New York becomes symbol of healing
United Methodist chaplain touched by stories of visitors.
Bishops seek younger church membership by 2019
Plan calls for lowering average age to 47.
Congolese president visits Africa University
Joseph Kabila says his nation is on road to recovery.
Goodpaster, Wenner win election to lead bishops
The new officers will take over as president and president-elect next May.
United Methodists hold line on gay issues
Denomination stands firm amid shifts in mainline Protestantism.
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