Do u txt @ church?
A Missouri church engages its members through technology – even during the sermon.
Hospices meet people needs with pet care
Pet Peace of Mind cares for pets and finds foster homes for them while their owners are in hospice.
Trial of lesbian elder gets under way
The Rev. Amy DeLong expresses no regrets although she faces the possibility of defrocking.
Alaska Missionary Conference
The Alaska United Methodist Conference, one of our denomination’s missionary conferences, convened in beautiful Homer, Alaska, nestled on the shore of Katchemak Bay off Cook Inlet.
Iowa Annual Conference
Gathering under the banner of “Radical Hospitality of Justice,” the 168th session of the Iowa Annual Conference convened from June 4-7, 2011.
Leadership change on tap for world Methodists
Freeman to retire as conference meets Aug. 4-8 in Durban, South Africa.
Poland Annual Conference
Participants in the 90th annual conference in Poland, under the theme "Remembering and Dreaming," remembered the past and looked toward the future.
Virginia Annual Conference
Meeting in Roanoke, members of the 229th Virginia Annual Conference elected one of the largest delegations to the 2012 General Conference, considered almost 20 resolutions and welcomed a familiar face filling in for their bishop.
West Virginia Annual Conference
The 43rd session of the West Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church took place June 8-11 at West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon, W.Va.
DeLong Church Trial: Questions and answers
She faces charges of violating church laws regarding homosexuality. A church trial is a ‘a last resort’ if a resolution can’t be reached.
Detroit Annual Conference
"When Did We See You, Lord?" was the theme of the 2011 session of the Detroit Annual Conference.
Florida Annual Conference
More than 1,600 members of the Florida Annual Conference gathered for a trial run for the 2012 United Methodist General Conference, which will convene in the same venue.
Illinois Great River Annual Conference
Theologians in residence for the conference were Paul Chilcote, professor of historical theology and Wesleyan studies and director of the Center for Applied Wesleyan Studies at Ashland (Ohio) Theological Seminary, and Kenda Creasy Dean, professor of youth, church and culture at Princeton (N.J.) Theological Seminary.
Juneteenth: Bringing joy to all
A young man’s perspective on the holiday that remembers the end of an era of oppression.
Kansas East Annual Conference
Under the leadership of Bishop Scott J. Jones, the conference theme was “The Church United: Creating Community … Cultivating Connections.”
Kansas West Annual Conference
Led by Bishop Scott J. Jones, delegates focused on the theme “Risk-Taking Mission: Worth It!” and focused on risk-taking mission at local, regional and international levels.
Louisiana Annual Conference
More than 1,000 United Methodists from around the state gathered for the 2011 annual conference.
Memphis Annual Conference
"Risk-taking Mission and Service" was the theme as delegates and attendees representing 427 churches in west Tennessee and western Kentucky gathered for worship, preaching, music, business, annual reporting, elections and awards.
Mississippi Annual Conference
Nearly 2,500 members and visitors gathered at the Jackson Convention Complex to hear witness and celebrate evangelism and mission throughout the conference, surrounded by the signs of ways their churches were going forth to transform the world.
New York Annual Conference
When conference clergy and laity gathered, they explored what it means to be “heart-warmed United Methodists in mission” through worship, Bible study and holy conferencing.
North Alabama Annual Conference
Methodism first entered the North Alabama area through the Tennessee Valley, and for the first time in 58 years, the Conference returned to the Huntsville area as the 2011 North Alabama Conference at Asbury UMC in Madison.
North Texas Annual Conference
The opening worship was held at First United Methodist Church, Dallas, and Bishop John Innis of Liberia preached an inspiring word. This service was made even more uplifting by numerous local church donations to Imagine No More Malaria.
Northern Illinois Annual Conference
United Methodists of Northern Illinois recommitted to making disciples of Christ for the transformation of the world stating, “Together We Serve - United by Love” at the 172nd annual conference.
Oklahoma Annual Conference
The 2011 Oklahoma annual conference made history with its election of delegates to the 2012 general/jurisdictional conferences.
Arkansas Annual Conference
During its ninth session, the Arkansas Annual Conference ordained new clergy, elected General and jurisdictional conference delegates, and adopted proposals from the Imagine Ministry team.
Austria Provisional Annual Conference
Theme: “With heart, mouth and hands – believing, communicating and acting together.”
Central Texas Annual Conference
From the first moments of the opening worship service at First United Methodist Church, Waco, Texas, to the final “amen” of the sending forth three days later, the 145th meeting of the Central Texas Annual Conference was immersed in a spirit of transformation, leadership, renewal and growth.
Czech Republic/Slovakia Annual Conference
Two new initiatives of The United Methodist Church relate directly to the capital of the Czech Republic.
Gandhi urges graduates to ‘transform Africa’
Arun Gandhi tells 350 Africa University graduates to turn their knowledge into wisdom.
Hungary Provisional Annual Conference
At this year’s annual conference in Hungary, the younger generation participated more than ever before. Among both clergy and lay people, a considerable number of younger men and women were elected as members of the various commissions.
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