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United Methodist Insight has been ranked fourth among the top 60 Methodist blogs and websites evaluated by the blog reader Feedspot. more

Dec 13, 2017 3:24 PM In the Church

A Facebook event will update United Methodists in Wyoming and Montana on conference finances. more

Dec 12, 2017 4:41 PM Finance and Administration

Jerusalem Palm Sunday

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Missions exec Thomas Kemper and social-action exec Susan Henry-Crowe say Jerusalem should remain a city open to people of all faiths. more

Dec 7, 2017 2:44 PM Advocating Justice 5 Comments

Too many Christians today are placing politics above "the foundational teachings of Jesus," say the scholars and clergy who are calling on Christians to take stock of their beliefs and actions. more

Nov 20, 2017 3:25 PM In the Church

Directors of the church-wide financial and administration agency commended United Methodist boards and agencies for their good stewardship of funds contributed by church members. more

Nov 20, 2017 2:21 PM Finance and Administration

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United Methodists join in a faith-based campaign to protect First Amendment rights from growing legislative restrictions. more

Nov 11, 2017 8:29 AM Advocating Justice 1 Comments

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The Council of Bishops is studying three possible models suggested by the Commission on A Way Forward for the future of The United Methodist Church, but details of how these models would work were not divulged. more

Nov 9, 2017 3:42 PM A Way Forward 5 Comments

Way Forward in Nashville

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The commission has sent its work on to the Council of Bishops, which will meet beginning Nov. 2 in Lake Junaluska, N.C. more

Nov 2, 2017 5:36 PM A Way Forward

Wesley Pilgrimage

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Three United Methodist agencies, led by Discipleship Ministries, co-sponsor an annual Wesley Pilgrimage for church leaders to learn the history of the Methodist movement in England. more

Nov 1, 2017 10:03 AM Local Church

Way Forward Nashville

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Commissioners put final touches in report going to Council of Bishops. more

Oct 31, 2017 5:11 PM A Way Forward

Methodist-Catholic Dialogue

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Pope Francis affirmed that Catholics and Methodists are both "members of the household of God" through their shared Christian baptism. more

Oct 26, 2017 2:06 PM Global Nature

Episcopal-UMC Full Communion

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The dialogue committee working on United Methodist-Episcopal full communion seeks input on their draft document from clergy, laity and bishops in both churches. more

Oct 26, 2017 1:42 PM Global Nature 6 Comments

Newly formed caucus plans several events while the church's "high court" decides several items related to LGBTQ+ issues. more

Oct 25, 2017 2:57 PM Advocating Justice

Organizers hope the 2018 convocation in January in Manila will encourage Filipino American United Methodists to attend as a way to connect with and support the Philippines. more

Oct 25, 2017 12:49 PM

One of the first Methodist clergywomen, Rev. Jeanne Audrey Powers was a staunch advocate for women church leaders at all levels and a devoted ecumenist committed to the transformative power of faith in Jesus Christ. more

Oct 3, 2017 8:45 AM Ordained Ministry

Kim-Jong Un Donald Trump

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The National Council of Churches pleads with the president to tone down rhetoric towards North Korea and its leader Kim-Jong Un as a means to avoid war. more

Sep 29, 2017 2:57 PM Advocating Justice 3 Comments

Texas Recovers

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A month after Hurricane Harvey struck southern Texas, the Texas Annual Conference has issued a call for more volunteers to help with overwhelming recovery needs. more

Sep 28, 2017 1:06 PM Local Church

The United Methodist Queer Clergy Caucus critiques the Uniting Methodist Movement as embodying the very principle it says it rejects, namely "all that divides." more

Sep 21, 2017 3:54 PM A Way Forward 5 Comments

Bishop Ruediger Minor

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A brilliant and genial churchman, Bishop Ruediger Minor was known for both strength and diligence in his ministry in East Germany and later in Russia after the collapse of the Soviet Union. more

Sep 6, 2017 10:32 AM Finance and Administration

The Council of Bishops' ecumenical officer, Bishop Michael B. Watson, invites United Methodists to observe the 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation. more

Aug 23, 2017 5:19 PM Local Church