Women making history: Jalisa Ross
“Women’s History Month reminds us of the women who are not yet here. Will we leave them a mess or … a future worth fighting for?”
President invites bishop to immigration meeting
Bishop Minerva Carcaño among faith leaders invited to White House; immigration ‘a moral issue we all share,’ she says.
Computers feed minds and bodies in Haiti
United Methodist Communications partnership putting solar-powered technology in hands in remote areas of world.
Women making history: Meeli Tankler
“My childhood and youth memories,” recalls seminary president, “are predominantly about hiding our faith and using different ‘covers’ to gather … with other Christians.”
Women’s History Month: We need each other
“Our goal … will not happen until and unless women can strive together,” says United Methodist women’s leader.
Busy first semester for freshman, president
New vision for school, the lead in a musical and a pie in the face highlight 2012 for University of Indianapolis freshman and new president.
Devotionals for Newtown first responders
United Methodist Men to present Strength for Service to God and Community, a new manual designed specifically for first responders.
Young people make big impact in Las Vegas
Impact Las Vegas takes church outside the four walls and into the community.
Women making history: Cynthia Fierro Harvey
During Women's History Month, Louisiana Area bishop says we “learn about the women that have gone before us, who have blazed trails.”
Methodist history mixed on abolitionism
Individuals recognized for their efforts for freedom, justice and equality, but the church as a whole failed to join despite John Wesley’s philosophy.
Serbia/Macedonia Annual Conference
The annual conference meeting had been postponed from autumn 2012 to February 2013. It was a stopover in the midst of many changes regarding the community of the pastors and regarding the ministries of the church.
Young people seek church relevance
Young adults gathered in Las Vegas to strategize how to transform The United Methodist Church for the future … and the now.
Men’s leaders urge Scouts to delay change
Letter to Boy Scouts of America says United Methodist churches need more time to research implications of ending gay ban.
UM photographer captures King’s last year
John Goodwin’s anti-war coverage included Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Beyond Vietnam’ speech and protest events.
East Africa audit ends, funds still suspended
Mission board panel says conference unable to provide ‘reasonable assurances’ that previous funds used for intended purposes.
Veterans learn skills to strengthen marriage
One military chaplain cares for the nation’s wounded by helping them repair crumbling intimate relationships.
More teams needed for U.S. Sandy recovery
Response to hurricane transitions to rebuilding: “The relief phase lasted 100 days and recovery is expected to be 10 times that.”
Wesleyan values shape future leaders
United Methodist-related Shenandoah University’s leader says, ‘We are here to form and transform young people.’
Why United Methodist-related schools matter
Profound United Methodist-related schools mine their heritage and make it live, argues Adrian College chaplain, Chris Momany.
Cupid in The United Methodist Church
Couples share how United Methodist ministries brought them together and the difference the church has made in their marriage.
How do you protect your church property?
When choosing insurance against property loss such as fire, churches should not be penny-wise but pound-foolish.
‘Moments of deep grace’ after church fire
"People from all denominations have rallied to our cause" with prayer and encouragement after church fires. Part 3 of a Special Report.
Pastors debate value of Lenten sacrifices
Which is better: To give something up for Lent or to do something new for Lent?
Arsonists torch four neighboring churches
United Methodists in Western North Carolina seek answers to recent blazes in Part 2 of Special Report on church fires.
Church fires challenge United Methodists
Part 1: Whether caused by lightning strike or arsonist’s torch, blazes force congregations to face the unknown, accept help from others.
Remembering Harlem church, community leader
Feb. 23 memorial service for retired N.Y. pastor who helped abolish “Central Jurisdiction,” mentored future bishops, church leaders.
Teen sells M﹠Ms for Imagine No Malaria
Steven Errico’s business model is one of mission: “Giving helps us understand that what we have isn’t ours. It belongs to God.”
Church responds to Mozambique flood
Heavy rains washed away homes, crops and livestock, affecting 140,000. Several church entities are rushing aid.
Men’s leader affirms Scout decision delay
After more review, Boy Scouts of America says it will consider in May the issue of whether to end its ban on gay members and leaders.
Men’s leader elaborates on scouting changes
United Methodist Men faced criticism after supporting a proposal to allow local groups to choose whether to have gay leaders and members.
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