Audit discovers misuse of board funds
A forensic audit found that a former United Methodist Board of Discipleship staff person diverted monies for personal gain.
Scams target United Methodists
Desert Southwest Annual Conference
The 29th session of the Desert Southwest Annual Conference gathering took place at the Glendale Renaissance Hotel and Spa in Glendale, Ariz., June 27-30 in the Media Center which was renamed by officiating Bishop Robert Hoshibata as the “Imaginarium.”
Future bright for college president, student
After a hectic but fun first year, one University of Indianapolis student looks forward to Year 2 while the president looks toward the next 18.
South Georgia Annual Conference
he 2013 South Georgia Annual Conference session was one of mission and minimizing.
Switzerland-France-North Africa Annual Conference
The Annual Conference Switzerland-France-North Africa met June 6 to 9 in Berne, the capital of Switzerland.
Students join peace and justice communities
United Methodist-related schools introduce young people to human and civil rights education and awareness.
Oklahoma license plate suit sparks debate
United Methodists respond to pastor’s belief that Native American imagery on state’s license plates violates his religious liberty.
West Michigan Annual Conference
The West Michigan Annual Conference met at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI from May 29-June 1. The focus — Disciples Made in Michigan: Inspire — was tangible in the very air that was breathed by all present.
Greater New Jersey Annual Conference
The Greater New Jersey Annual Conference session was held May 30-June 1 in Wildwood, N.J.
Bishop rules on gay clergy candidate
Dorff says question of whether the board of ordained ministry acted properly in discontinuing candidacy is “moot and hypothetical.”
East Ohio Annual Conference
Bishop John L. Hopkins led the East Ohio Annual Conference on June 17-20 at Lakeside Chautauqua in Marblehead, Ohio.
Florida Annual Conference
More than 2,200 people participated in at least one event at Annual Conference 2013, making up a crowd that’s believed to be a significant increase over last year's event.
Memphis Annual Conference
United Methodists from throughout West Tennessee and Western Kentucky gathered June 2-5 in Collierville, Tenn., for worship, holy conferencing and decision-making.
Rio Grande Annual Conference
In the 160th year of its origins of ministry, the Rio Grande Annual Conference met at University United Methodist Church in San Antonio, Texas, June 13-15.
Upper New York Annual Conference
The Upper New York Annual Conference gathered for its Fourth Session from May 30 to June 1, 2013 at the OnCenter in Syracuse.
West Ohio Annual Conference
With much to celebrate, our 44th session opened on June 9 as the first West Ohio Annual Conference to be led by Bishop Gregory V. Palmer, new resident bishop of the Ohio West Area.
Sisters give 3 years to map hunger solutions
After 38,893 miles and 254 nights away from home, United Methodists have recorded what they’ve learned in “Facing Hunger in America.”
How pastors can ‘bloom where planted’
Clergy — not just military families — deal with frequent moves, new assignments and expected and unexpected anxieties.
California-Nevada Annual Conference
Addressing more than 1,000 attendees, San Francisco Episcopal Area Bishop Warner H. Brown Jr. challenged the 165th session of the California-Nevada Annual Conference from Luke 10, the story of the Good Samaritan.
Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference
The action, commitment and impact of being a disciple was evident at the 45th session of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference.
U.S. court rulings impact same-sex couples
This morning’s U.S. Supreme Court decisions likely will intensify United Methodists’ ongoing debate about human sexuality.
Korean American missionaries grow church in Central Asia
New York Annual Conference
If the 214th gathering of the New York Annual Conference needed a signature tune, the words to the spiritual would work: “Joshua fit the battle of Jericho, and the walls came tumbling down.”
Peninsula-Delaware Annual Conference
The Peninsula-Delaware Annual Conference was held at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, June 7-9, 2012. Bishop Peggy Johnson welcomed clergy and laity to the 228th session of the Conference.
Iowa Annual Conference
The 2013 session of the Iowa Annual Conference convened under the banner of “Imagine a Healthy Church/Imagine a Healthy World,” June 8-10, at the Iowa Events Center, Des Moines.
Kentucky Annual Conference
The Kentucky Annual Conference met June 10 -12, in Covington, Ky., at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center. Theme for the 2013 conference was "Reach the World, Thriving Faith Communities."
Missouri Annual Conference
Missouri Bishop Robert Schnase began his Monday morning learning time at Annual Conference session by characterizing this era as a time of astounding flux, fluidity and recalibration.
North Texas Annual Conference
The 2013 annual conference of the North Texas Conference was interactive and productive. The meeting’s move from a local civic center to a local church was well received by the 1,500 voters.
Northern Illinois Annual Conference
The Mister Roger’s Neighborhood television theme song, “Won’t you be my Neighbor,” opened the 174th session of the Northern Illinois Annual Conference.
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