U.S. Methodists set course with nation 225 years ago
Christmas Conference missionary in spirit and outcome.
Letter to King: battle to end racism continues
Bishop’s letter sadly points to racism’s ugly face.
United Methodist initiatives boost clergy health
Spiritual leaders learn to live healthier.
Widows rebuilding lives at Mozambique home
United Methodist ministry offers safe haven to women abandoned by their families.
Bishop says time is critical for peace in Middle East
Interfaith delegation told “the window of hope for a peaceful settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is closing.”
Frances Smith, retired journalist, dies at 87
UMNS writer remembered as a serious and conscientious reporter.
Hanke named top executive of United Methodist Men
New job “is a call that has been placed on my heart.”
Blog: Change the World in the New Year
The Rev. Larry Hollon looks to 2010 with great hope, knowing we can be a part of a movement to end a disease of poverty.
Faith groups struggle with abortion, health care
United Methodists, like many religious Americans, find themselves in the middle of the debate.
Downturn prompts questions on clergy pensions
Annual conferences concerned about rising costs, while some clergy ponder delayed retirement.
Climate inaction a danger, United Methodists say
Church leaders express hope “God’s justice” will prevail.
Danish Methodists help bring faithful to summit
Organizing efforts are part of a larger strategy to promote “gronkirke” – a green church movement.
Jones, Christian mission leader, dies at 92
His 1963 book, “Our Mission Today: The Beginning of a New Age,” sold 300,000 copies.
New congregation makes an Impact in Atlanta
At Impact, don’t expect a bulletin, liturgy or congregational hymns. But don’t be surprised if someone hands you a plastic football.
Chaplain brings Christmas cheer to children
Minister says all youth appreciate love, compassion.
Liberian seminary reaches out during rebuilding process
Students study by candlelight, lack books and computers.
Africa University leaders pledge to serve continent
Africa shall no longer be left behind in higher education,” new chancellor says.
United Methodists seek climate justice at summit
Religious leaders urge U.S. to make strong commitment toward reducing carbon emissions.
AIDS epidemic growing in Asia
Church urged to address uncomfortable subjects to create AIDS-free world.
Commentary: War touches our family once more
As his grandson is about to be deployed, a minister reflects, “We yearn for the Prince of Peace in this Advent and Christmas season to do his work in this world.”
Church retains mission focus despite hard times
United Methodists reached out to the world, celebrated historic ecumenical pacts amid layoffs, budget cuts in 2009.
GCFA seeks special General Conference session
Proposed meeting would address clergy pensions, church reorganization.
Documentary explores faith of disabled
People with disabilities need to be “co-ministers with us in the priesthood of all believers,” bishop says.
Church divided on Afghan strategy, united in prayer
Bishop asks, “What would Jesus have us do?”
Mississippi commits resources to attract young elders
Annual conference emphasizes campus ministry, “adopts” seminarians and offers regular statewide youth events.
Book explores hours leading to Crucifixion
The Rev. Adam Hamilton believes his findings will help deepen people’s faith.
Church leaders condemn massacre in Philippines
"Warlordism" and private armies must be stopped, religious leaders say.
Commentary: Thandi’s story shows toll of AIDS
Project Tariro aims to save children from becoming AIDS orphans.
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.
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