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Alaska Missionary Conference
There are 28 United Methodist Churches spread out over The Last Frontier, with ministries to several outlying areas.
Blind youth paints picture of generosity
Cheerful giver wants to make others happy.
Illinois Great River Annual Conference
Bishop Gregory V. Palmer presided over his first annual conference as bishop of the Illinois area and preached the three morning devotional times called Morning Manna with Bishop Palmer.
Kentucky Annual Conference
The Kentucky Annual Conference was held in Covington, K. and was centered around the theme “Called by Christ, Sent by The Spirit: Effective Leaders.”
Memphis Annual Conference
Bring Jesus to the people, that’s what worship is about!” proclaimed Sally Morgenthaler, a nationally renowned leader in the worship world and the keynote speaker at the 2009 Memphis Annual Conference.
Missouri Annual Conference
“Somewhere Out There… the outwardly focused congregation” was the theme that guided the Missouri Annual Conference Session.
Pastor shares joy of generosity in hard times
Book promotes attitude of gratitude.
Switzerland-France Annual Conference
The theme of this year’s gathering was “Passion Compassion” and the program included various invitations to share in God’s passion for this world.
Congregation offers sanctuary for youth
Neighbors offered ‘radical hospitality’
A life’s work finds online home
Dean Kelley explores church-state law
Church agencies announce layoffs
Economic downturn takes toll
Bishop calls for end to payday loans
People before profits, advocates say
Despite fire, Michigan trees take root
Volunteers from 16 United Methodist congregations planted about 1,600 trees in May across the Upper Peninsula in Michigan –just before two large forest fires in the region.
Minnesota Annual Conference
“Why did the United Methodist cross the road?” Bishop Sally Dyck asked at the opening of the Minnesota Annual Conference session.
Oklahoma Annual Conference
Young people streamed to center stage during the May 26 business session of the 2009 Oklahoma Annual Conference. Their T-shirts declared “Loved radically.” They faced an audience of United Methodists from across the state.
Teens fund seeds of hope for young victims of AIDS
Teens turn t-shirts into pillows.
Youth build box city to learn about homelessness
Teens from United Methodist churches built a cardboard shantytown to experience life on the streets.
Agency assists civilians displaced in Sri Lanka
UMCOR provides emergency shelters, health aid.
United Methodists seek 250 to start new churches
A new network of lay missionaries will focus in particular on ethnic groups and underserved areas.
Conferences encouraged to match Cokesbury check
Sacrificial offerings aid retired pastors
Faith calls us to love neighbors, pastor says
United Methodists support national campaign.
United Methodists applaud child marriage legislation
Girls most likely to die in childbirth
Women see God’s hand in third career in ministry
Calling overcomes economic concerns
Case shows nominee’s view on religious freedom
Sotomayor sides with denomination in 2006 case.
Dismissed ecumenical official files suit
Mills said only board could take action
Religious leaders take stand against gun violence
Pastors acquitted following protest
Young clergy pray for church
40-day campaign seeks closer union with God.
Church responds to stabbing with prayer
Pastor sees God’s presence amid evil
Faith leaders back immigration bill
Proposal would increase eligibility, speed up process.
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