Bishop LaTrelle Easterling

United Methodists, including a police chaplain, were among the first to respond to the shooting at the office of the Capital-Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Md. more

Local Church

The bishop's action in the Baltimore-Washington Conference clergy session has cut deeply into historic Wesleyan accountability by one's ministry peers, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith. more

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In the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting massacre, United Methodists in the Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference begin to address issues around gun violence in America. more

Global Health, Disasters & Climate Change

After the Las Vegas shooting, United Methodists are wrestling with the public health issue of gun violence in the United States. more

Global Health, Disasters & Climate Change

Messer Kammerer

Messer Photo Courtesy of Dakotas Conference; Kammerer Photo courtesy of the bishop

A new group of retired United Methodist clergy who seek full inclusion in the church for LGBTQ people will hold its first meeting in November. more

Advocating Justice

DACA Rally

Photo courtesy of the Baltimore-Washington Conference.

United Methodists are speaking out against the deportation of 600,000 youths granted amnesty under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and are urging Congress to act immediately to protect them. more

Advocating Justice

Alabama-West Florida 2017

Photo by Luke Lucas, Alabama-West Florida Conference

U.S. annual conferences tackled church responses to tough topics during the 2017 season, reports Heather Hahn of United Methodist News Service. more

Finance and Administration

Anticipating the annual Martin Luther King Day observance, Bishop LaTrelle Easterling urges United Methodists to react to President Trump's vulgar disparagement with the acts of love that Dr. King advocated. more