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The Recap | Episode 4

Welcome to The Recap: What United Methodists need to know!

Gain a better understanding of what is going on in The United Methodist Church, find inspiration in stories of ministry and learn how our denomination is transforming the world.

In this episode

We find hope even in the midst of local church disaffiliations. Amongst grief and sadness, there is also opportunity. Learn more about recent local church departures and what’s next for United Methodism:

We learn about migrant ministries in New York City. The United Methodist Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew is relying on innovative partnerships in order to be able to serve those who need a loving, supportive community. Read more and be inspired.

We celebrate newly elected United Methodist bishops. The elections saw many historic firsts, which bring greater diversity to the leadership of the denomination. Discover what’s shifting and what that might mean for the continuing church.

We highlight recent #BeUMC social media posts that show how God is at work in congregations and communities around the world. Want to be featured? Share your story!

The Recap is produced by United Methodist Communications. The contact is Joe Iovino.
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