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Combined choirs of Centenary College and Martin Methodist College sang during the morning worship and commissioning at the  2016 United Methodist General Conference.

Choirs needed for 2020 General Conference

United Methodist choirs and worship ensembles may now audition online for an invitation to perform at the 2020 General Conference. Read More

Philippines bishops call for unity in The United Methodist Church

The Philippines Central Conference College of Bishops has issued a statement calling for a respectful way forward to preserve our connection and promote a vibrant United Methodist presence. Read More

Bishop Eduard Khegay leads fellow bishops in prayer at the close of the Council of Bishops meeting at Epworth By the Sea on St. Simons Island, Georgia.

Bishops prepare for 2019 GC; issue statements on immigration, racism

The Council of Bishops ended its November meeting with numerous decisions and actions. Read More

COB President Ken Carter gives presidential address at opening plenary of November COB meeting.

Bishop Carter calls on fellow bishops to trust in God to lead UMC

In his presidential address at the opening plenary of the Council of Bishops November meeting, Council of Bishops President Bishop Ken Carter urged fellow bishops to call upon God to... Read More

Advance Daily Christian Advocate out by November 26; electronic version now available

The Advance Edition of the Daily Christian Advocate is set to be available in a bound and printed format by November 26, with a PDF of the 2019 ADCA accessible online now. Read More

Special session pre-registration now available

Guests and observers to the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference, The United Methodist Church’s top legislative assembly, may now pre-register online. Read More

Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi has called for seven days of prayer in the aftermath of the Pittsburgh shooting.

Bishop Moore-Koikoi calls for prayer following Pittsburgh shooting

In response to the shootings at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi calls for 17 minutes of silent prayer daily for the next seven days. Read More

Members of the Rules Committee and Commission staff discuss a legislative structure for the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference.

Single legislative committee to allow for full delegate participation

The Commission on the General Conference adopted a plan for the legislative structure of the Special Session of the 2019 General Conference. Read More

Judicial Council hearings to be accessible via livestream

The United Methodist Judicial Council will partner with United Methodist Communications to livestream oral hearings held during the Council’s fall meeting at the Placid Hotel in Zürich, Switzerland. Read More

Council of Bishops announces 2019 recipients of the Local Initiative Grant

The Council of Bishops announces the 2019 recipients of the Local Initiative Grant for projects designed to strengthen ecumenical and/or interreligious relationships of The United Methodist Church. Read More

African bishops won’t support call for dissolution of UMC

Bishops in Africa have resolved not to support any proposed legislation that calls for splitting The United Methodist Church over the issue of human sexuality, according to a statement released... Read More

Raymond Trapp has been selected Worship and Music Director for the 2019 special session of the General Conference.

Trapp selected as Worship and Music Director of 2019 Special Session of the General Conference

The Commission on the General Conference announced that Raymond Trapp has been selected as the Worship and Music Director for the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference. Read More

Ten Selected for the United Methodist Ecumenical and Interreligious Training: Young Adult Network

The Council of Bishops has selected 10 young adults as part of its strategy to lead the UMC in living in Christian unity and interreligious relationships. Read More

A design team for the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference met recently in Charlotte. Photo by Diane Degnan

Commission on the General Conference determines petition process

Commission on the General Conference outlines process for determining if petitions submitted to the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference are in harmony with the Council of Bishops’ amended call... Read More

The Council of Bishops President Bishop Ken Carter

UMC Bishops call for prayers in aftermath of 232nd mass shooting in US in 2018

Council of Bishops President Bishop Ken Carter has issued a statement in the aftermath of the mass shooting today in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Read More

United Methodist Church Zimbabwe Area Bishop Eben Nhiwatiwa (left) meets with then Commander of the Zimbabwean Army Gen. Constantino Chiwenga (right) in 2016. Chiwenga is now one of the vice presidents in Zimbabwean government.

United Methodist Bishops call for prayers of peace in Zimbabwe

The bishops of The United Methodist Church are calling for prayers of peace for Zimbabwe, which is witnessing violence in the aftermath of presidential and parliamentary elections. Read More

The commission members saying farewell to each other after the final meeting in May 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Way Forward report released in all four official languages of General Conference

The final report of the Commission on a Way Forward has been released in English, French, Portuguese and Swahili; all four official languages of the General Conference. Read More

Commission reverses special session registration fees

The Commission on the General Conference has voted to rescind registration fees for the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference. Read More

Family and fellow United Methodist members celebrate the return of Malawian Miracle Osman. Pictured left to right: Rev. Daniel Mhone (Conference Superintendent), Pastor Kalondola Nkhata (Miracle's Father), Malawian Miracle Osman, Mrs. Nkhta (Miracle's mother), Rev. Kambona (District Superintendents for Southern District), Mrs. Kambona

UMC bishops praise God for the release of three missionaries from Philippines

The bishops of The United Methodist Church are praising God that all three of the young UMC missionaries detained by in the Republic of the Philippines have been allowed to... Read More

Bishops seek declaratory decisions on three plans submitted to General Conference

Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church asks for declaratory decisions from Judicial Council on the constitutionality of Commission on a Way Forward petitions. Read More

Commission on a Way Forward final report being translated

The final report of the Commission on a Way Forward to the Special Session of the General Conference in 2019 will become available once it has been translated -- anticipated by... Read More

With the amended call, members of the Commission on a Way Forward  - not the bishops -  will present the report to the 2019 Special Session of General Conference.

UMC Bishops amend call for 2019 Special Session of General Conference

The Council of Bishops has amended its call for the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church. Read More

Commission on a Way Forward releases final videos for 2019 General Conference

The Commission on a Way Forward has released the final two videos of a 10-video series that the Commission hopes will inform The United Methodist Church on its processes and... Read More

Commission on a Way Forward offers more video resources for 2019 General Conference

The Commission on a Way Forward releases additional video resources to share their experiences and learnings. Read More

The Council of Bishops has asked the Philippines government to release UMC missionaries (l-r) Miracle Osman, Tawanda Chandiwana, Adam Shaw.

United Methodist bishops ask Philippines government to release UMC missionaries

The Council of Bishops today issued a statement, in conjunction with the General Board of Global Ministries, pertaining to three United Methodist missionaries who have been prevented from leaving the... Read More

United Methodist leaders launch worldwide #LetThemLeave campaign against treatment of missionaries in the Philippines who have been denied permission to leave the country.

United Methodists call for release of missionaries being held by Republic of the Philippines

The Council of Bishops has taken the unusual step of calling for the immediate release of a United Methodist missionary who is being detained by the Republic of the Philippines... Read More

Bishop B. Michael Watson,  Ecumenical Officer for the Council of Bishops, speaks following the passage of a resolution affirming the full communion relationship between the United Methodist Church and The Moravian Church Northern Province.

Moravian Church in America ratifies full communion agreement with The United Methodist Church

The full communion agreement between The United Methodist Church and the Moravian Church in North America has been voted upon and ratified. Read More

Commission offers video resources for UMC, delegates to 2019 General Conference

The Commission on a Way Forward offers videos to share their experiences and learnings. Read More

Bishops offer video as resource for One Church Plan discussions

The Council of Bishops is offering a video outlining the One Church Plan as a resource for annual conferences as they prepare for the 2019 Special Session of General Conference. Read More

Faith leaders’ statement on family separation

The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church is joining other faith organizations in a statement urging the U.S. government to stop its policy of separating immigrant families. Read More

Retired Bishop Ken Carder (left) has written an Alzheimer's/dementia resource for others based on his experience of caring for his wife, Linda (right), since her diagnosis with frontal temporal dementia.

The United Methodist Church releases Alzheimer’s/dementia resource

How churches can help persons living with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, and their caregivers, is the topic of a new free resource. Retired Bishop Ken Carder wrote the... Read More

Petition submission for 2019 Special Session

Petitions for the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church may be submitted to the petitions secretary beginning June 6, 2018 until July 8, 2018. Read More

Bishop Bruce Ough (left) speaks during the oral hearing of the Judicial Council meeting on May 22, 2018. Also pictured (right), Bishop Scott J. Jones of the Texas Conference.

Bishops respond to Judicial Council Decision 1360, in relation to the 2019 General Conference

Council of Bishops President Ken Carter has issued a statement on behalf of the Council of Bishops in response to Decision 1360 as it pertains to the 2019 Special Session of General... Read More

Phase 3 of Praying our Way Forward begins June 3 and continues through the Special Session of General Conference in February 2019.

Bishops, The Upper Room launch Phase 3 of Praying our Way Forward

The Council of Bishops, in partnership with The Upper Room, is launching Phase 3 of Praying our Way Forward to begin June 3 and continue through the Special Session of General Conference... Read More

Bishop Bruce Ough speaks during the oral hearing of the Judicial Council meeting on May 22, 2018.

Bishops urge Judicial Council to restrict petitions to 2019 General Conference

United Methodist bishops urge Judicial Council to restrict 2019 Special Session of the General Conference business to Commission on a Way Forward recommendations. Read More

Bishops clarify statement on Commission on a Way Forward recommendation

The Council of Bishops has issued a clarifying statement to declare that the One Church Plan will be placed before the 2019 General Conference for legislative action. Read More

(l-r) Bishops Ken Carter, Sandra Steiner Ball and David Yemba, Commission on a Way Forward moderators, preside over final meeting.

Commission ends its work; hears bishops’ recommendation for a way forward

The 32-member Commission on a Way Forward for The United Methodist Church concluded its ninth and final meeting in Nashville. Read More

New survey ranks welcoming top factor in church choice

A new survey finds that the top motivators for considering a church are knowing that everyone will be welcomed, making friends and nurturing friendships, support during difficult times and learning... Read More

Registration fees to cover budget gap for 2019 Special Session of the General Conference

The Commission on the General Conference has voted to utilize registration fees in order to make up a budget shortfall for the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference. Read More

Judicial Council to hold oral hearing

The Judicial Council will hold a one-hour oral hearing at 9:00 a.m. on May 22, 2018 during their upcoming meeting on May 22-25 at the Hilton Orrington Hotel in Evanston, Illinois. Read More

Council of Bishops invites applications for three ecumenical programs

The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church is inviting applications for three ecumenical programs. Read More

Constitutional amendment to be revisited

The Secretary of the General Conference, announced today that an error was made in the text of a proposed Constitutional amendment as it was presented for voting, and which subsequently... Read More

The Dome in St. Louis selected as venue for 2019 General Conference Special Session

The Commission on General Conference announced that the 2019 special session of the General Conference will be held in The Dome in St. Louis. Read More

The United Methodist Church celebrates 50 years as a denomination in 2018.

United Methodists encouraged to celebrate 50th anniversary of the denomination alongside Pentecost

A new video is among the resources available for United Methodist congregations as they have the opportunity to celebrate both Pentecost and the 50th anniversary of the denomination on May 20. Read More

Bishops announce results of five constitutional amendments; two fail to get two-thirds majority

The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church has completed canvassing the votes of annual conferences on the five constitutional amendments that were approved by the 2016 General Conference. Read More

(l-r) Outgoing COB President Bishop Bruce Ough, incoming COB President Bishop Ken Carter and COB President-designate Bishop Cynthia Harvey address a press conference at the end of the Council of Bishops meeting on May 4, 2018.

United Methodist Bishops Recommend a Way Forward

United Methodist bishops, meeting in Chicago, engaged in a prayerful process to discern a way forward. At the conclusion of the discernment process, the Council of Bishops strongly approved the... Read More

With passing of gavel, Bishop Carter becomes president of UMC bishops

With the passing of the gavel, President Bruce R. Ough transferred leadership to Bishop Kenneth H. Carter as the next president of the Council of Bishops. Read More

Jerre and Mary Joy Stead

Steads celebrate opportunity to invest in global project

Nearly $800,000 in pledges have been made toward the Endowment Fund for Theological Education in the Central Conferences since a giving challenge was launched less than a year ago. Read More

Using their hand-made hula-hoops, participants, including this young girl, join in on a friendly competition to see who could hula-hoop the longest.

Hulapalooza celebrates Abundant Health around the world

On April 7, at locations across the globe, United Methodists will pick up their hula-hoops and jump into Hulapalooza, a multifaceted campaign aimed at encouraging healthy living. Read More

Volunteer marshals and pages sought for 2019 special session

Beginning April 4, 2018, volunteers will be able to apply online to serve as marshals or pages during the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference of the United Methodist Church. Read More

Artwork for the 50th Anniversary of The United Methodist Church. Design and production by Troy Dossett, United Methodist Communications

The United Methodist Church Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Historic Merger

Congregations across the connection are invited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the April 23, 1968, event when the Evangelical United Brethren Church and The Methodist Church merged into a new denomination,... Read More

Connectional Table board meeting to focus on the vision for a worldwide church

The 64-person Connectional Table will hold its next board meeting April 4-7, 2018, focusing on its central purpose — the discernment and articulation of the vision of the church. Read More

United Methodist Global AIDS Committee Issues Call for Papers

The United Methodist Global AIDS Committee has issued a call for papers from United Methodists and others engaged with HIV/AIDS ministries and services. All submissions, which are due April 15,... Read More

Commission on a Way Forward meets March 19-22 to prepare final report

The 32-member Commission on a Way Forward will meet in Los Angeles on March 19-22 to prepare a final report to be submitted to the Council of the Bishops for... Read More

UM Global AIDS Committee will break barriers at 2018 conference

Saving lives, reducing stigma and increasing awareness will be core foci of the 2018 Breaking Barriers HIV/AIDS ministry conference, scheduled for October 25-27 at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church... Read More

International Giving for Theological Education Already Exceeding Expectations

A recent pledge of $100,000 from Connexio, the Network for Mission and Diaconia of The United Methodist Church in Switzerland and France, added to the growing number of gifts that the... Read More

2020 General Conference delegate distribution by annual conference now available

The Secretary of the General Conference has released the distribution of delegates by annual conference for General Conference 2020. Read More

Endowment Fund for Central Conference Theological Education Celebrates $2,600,000

Funds have been committed for the denomination’s efforts to increase and strengthen opportunities for theological education for church leaders in regions outside the United States. Read More

The Rev. Kennetha Bigham-Tsai takes part in a panel discussion during the pre-General Conference briefing in Portland, Ore. Tsai is superintendent of the Lansing (Mich.) District.

Connectional Table Announces New Chief Connectional Ministries Officer

The Rev. Kennetha Bigham-Tsai has been appointed Chief Connectional Ministries Officer of The Connectional Table, effective January 22, 2018. Read More

Delegate Counts for 2020 General Conference Announced

The Secretary of the General Conference has released delegate counts for each annual conference for the 2020 General Conference. Read More

The True Meaning of Christmas Tour will hit the road in 16 states, December 2-24, 2017.

Taking Christmas spirit on the road with “The True Meaning of Christmas Tour”

The United Methodist Church is hitting the road in December in a gift-wrapped touring truck, decked out to share fellowship from city-to-city. Read More

Raymond Trapp has been selected Worship and Music Director for General Conference 2020.

GC2020 Worship and Music Director Selected

The Commission on the General Conference has named Raymond Trapp from Brooklyn, New York, as Worship and Music Director for the 2020 United Methodist General Conference. Read More

The Episcopal Church-United Methodist Dialogue Committee

Episcopalians, United Methodists plan for approval of full communion proposal

The Episcopal Church-United Methodist Dialogue Committee continues its work on establishing a full communion relationship between the two denominations. Read More

GC Commission strives to bring new efficiencies to legislative event

The Commission on General Conference announced that the number of delegates for the 2020 General Conference will be roughly the same as the last--864. Read More

Commission on General Conference Looks Toward 2019 and 2020

The Commission on General Conference announced the America’s Center Convention Complex will be the venue for the 2019 special session to be held February 23-26 in St. Louis, Missouri. Read More

Launch of United Methodist Volunteers in Mission celebration Sunday

The General Board of Global Ministries is extending an invitation to United Methodist churches and annual conferences to participate in UMVIM Awareness Sunday. Read More

Commission starts to sketch options for the way forward

The Commission on a Way Forward has started sketching models to share with the Council of Bishops as options for finding a way forward for The United Methodist Church (UMC)... Read More

Zoya Hameed (right), a physician from the United Kingdom, hugs Hanin, a frightened Syrian refugee girl, on a beach near Molyvos, on the Greek island of Lesbos, on October 30, 2015. The girl was on a boat full of refugees that traveled to Lesbos from Turkey. The boat was provided by Turkish traffickers to whom the refugees paid huge sums to arrive in Greece. Hameed is one of hundreds of volunteers on the island who receive the refugees and provide them with warm clothing and medical care before continuing to Western Europe.

Global Migration Sunday set for First Sunday in Advent, December 3

To prayerfully remember the plight of migrants, Global Migration Sunday has been set for December 3, the first Sunday of Advent. On this date, all United Methodist churches are asked to... Read More

Commission on a Way Forward prepares for critical meeting in Berlin

United Methodists asked to continue to pray for the Commission members as they work to discern options for a way forward Read More

Hundreds march for DACA and the Dream Act in Nashville, Tennessee, on Sept. 5, leaving from Centennial Park and ending outside the offices of U.S. Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Immigration Task Force issues call to action on DACA

Immigration panel urges churches to act in support of young people affected by DACA. Read More

Commission on a Way Forward issues status report

The Commission on a Way Forward has released a status report updating the church and the leaders on the faithful work of the Commission after four meetings. Read More

Opening communion worship at the United Methodist 2016 General Conference in Portland, Oregon

Worship and Music Director Sought for 2020 General Conference

The Commission on the General Conference is seeking a worship and music director responsible for the overall worship and music program management of The United Methodist Church’s 2020 General Conference. Read More

Commission on a Way Forward meets in Chicago

The Commission on a Way Forward held its fourth meeting on July 19-21 at the Wespath building in Chicago, Illinois. Read More

2014 Interpreter covers

Interpreter to cease publication at year’s end

United Methodist Communications announced today that Interpreter magazine, the official program journal of The United Methodist Church, will cease publication after the November/December 2017 issue. Read More

Valdez Barker to leave role as Chief Connectional Ministries Officer of the Connectional Table

The Rev. Dr. Amy Valdez Barker will be leaving the Connectional Table to accept the position of Executive Director for the Global Missions Connections at the General Board of Global... Read More

New UMC Handbook now available

The new United Methodist Church Handbook for this quadrennium is available, providing a detailed overview of the denomination’s beliefs, mission, structure and history. Read More

Jerre and Mary Joy Stead invest $1,000,000 in theological education for the central conferences

The philanthropic investment will support The United Methodist Church’s efforts to increase and strengthen opportunities for theological education for church leaders in regions outside the United States Read More

Connectional Table Holds Second Face-to-Face Meeting

Connectional Table members gathered in Oslo for their second face-to-face meeting of the quadrennium, with a dual focus on the worldwide nature of the church and creating vital congregations through... Read More

United Methodist Now member e-newsletter unveiled

United Methodist Now is the first publication to carry the voice of the denomination directly to members by delivering inspirational and informational content specifically designed for them. Read More

Members of the Commission on a Way Forward hold discussions in small groups during their meeting in Washington, D.C., April 6-8, where they began to consider possible outcomes of the task entrusted to them by General Conference. (Photo by Maidstone Mulenga)

Commission on a Way Forward optimistic of future, delves into tough task

Members of the Commission on a Way Forward, in a recent meeting in Washington, D.C., expressed optimism at reaching consensus on a plan or plans to guide the Council... Read More

Judicial Council hearing scheduled for April 25

The Judicial Council of The United Methodist Church will conduct an oral hearing in response to a request for a declaratory decision. Read More

United Methodist Men to host transformational gathering this summer

One thousand men are expected to come together for worship, workshops, service projects and fellowship at the National Gathering of United Methodist Men on July 7 and 8, 2017, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Read More

Commission moves onward and forward

Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia this week, the Commission on a Way Forward continued to make progress towards completing the groundwork for their task. Read More

Commission moderator Bishop Ken Carter (center, right) interviews Bishop Woodie White at the Commission on a Way Forward gathering on February 27 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Commission on a Way Forward convenes in Atlanta

The second meeting of the Commission on a Way Forward got underway in Atlanta February 27, as commission members spent time in reflection, discussion and work team meetings. Read More

Bishop Bruce R. Ough, president of the United Methodist Council of Bishops

Bishop Ough issues statement on Trump immigration order

“I call upon the people of The United Methodist Church to see the face of Christ in the refugee." Read More

Parishioners raise their arms in praise during worship at Vedado Methodist Church in Havana. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

United Methodist News Service Launches Four-Part Cuba Series

United Methodist News Service examines the state of the Methodist church in Cuba in a four-part series that begins January 31. Read More

Commission on a Way Forward members (L-R) Bishop Gregory Palmer, Jasmine Rose Smothers, Dave Nuckols and Jorge Acevedo

Commission on a Way Forward holds organizational meeting

The Commission on a Way Forward held its first meeting in Atlanta, Georgia January 23-26, 2017, with 32 members from nine countries in attendance. Read More

Praying Our Way Forward Phase 2 Commences January 1

The second phase of the "Praying Our Way Forward" initiative will be launched New Year’s Day with 75 weeks of focused prayer for The United Methodist Church. The 18 month effort... Read More

Street teams, toting state-of-the-art hot cocoa jetpack dispensers, will extend a warm invitation to

United Methodist Church offers the gift of hospitality with a warm welcome

The United Methodist Church is taking to the streets of nine major U.S. cities this Christmas with a warm invitation and a hot cup of cocoa. Read More

New members of the Commission on the General Conference gathered in Jacksonville, Florida, for their first meeting of the 2017-2020 quadrennium.

Preparations Begin for Minneapolis General Conference in 2020

A new Commission on General Conference met November 7-9, 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida, to begin organization for the 2020 General Conference to be held in Minneapolis. Read More

The members of the Committee on Faith and Order

Committee on Faith and Order organizes for new quadrennium

The United Methodist Committee on Faith and Order met October 26-28 in Atlanta, Georgia, to welcome its new members, elect officers and plan its work for the upcoming quadrennium. Read More

Connectional Table holds organizational meeting

The 2017-2020 Connectional Table gathered in Jacksonville, Florida November 4-6, 2016 for their organizational meeting. Read More

Church Leaders Kick Off Quadrennium With Vital Congregation Focus

About 750 leaders of The United Methodist Church gathered to start the new quadrennium on the mission of cultivating vital congregations. Read More

The United Methodist Global AIDS Fund Committee has elected new leadership for the quadrennium: (from left to right) Douglas Smith, secretary; Rev. Dr. Youngsook Kang, vice-chair; Bishop Julius Trimble, chair.

Global AIDS Fund Committee Organizes for New Quadrennium

The United Methodist Global AIDS Fund Committee has elected new officers for 2016-2020, and is shifting focus to provide resources and training to engage annual conferences and local churches. Read More

Survey provides insight into what seekers want from church

A new survey from United Methodist Communications finds that spiritual growth and genuine community are the top motivators for attending church. Read More

Council of Bishops follows tradition with letter to the church

Reviving a tradition that is more than 200 years old, the United Methodist Council of Bishops sent this letter today to the people of The United Methodist Church following the 2016 General... Read More

An Offering For A Way Forward

Read the statement from the Council of Bishops presented by Council president Bishop Bruce R. Ough at the United Methodist General Conference on May 18. Read More

United Methodists Celebrate Imagine No Malaria, Launch Abundant Health

United Methodist members and leaders, global health innovators and an "American Idol" star took the stage to celebrate the success of Imagine No Malaria and to launch Abundant Health during... Read More

United Methodists meet in Portland for worldwide conference

United Methodists from around the world will gather at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon, May 10-20 for the 2016 United Methodist General Conference. Read More

General Conference Executive Committee alters Rule 44 recommendation

The Executive Committee of the Commission on the General Conference has narrowed the list of petitions that they are recommending be handled through an alternative discernment process. Read More