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Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference

Ky. Health Kits

Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications

Despite fears and conflicts, United Methodists gathered at 2017 annual conference sessions to celebrate their ministries and plan for the future. Read more

In the Church

Bible glasses

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A United Methodist scholar in the Western Pennsylvania Conference refutes the Wesleyan Covenant Association's view that there is only one way to read and interpret the Holy Bible. Read more

Perspectives 7 Comments

The fall Judicial Council rulings show some concerns for United Methodist governance, especially in terms of bishops' accountability and the vulnerability of local pastors, writes the Rev. Jerry Eckert of Associates in Advocacy. Read more

Finance and Administration

Bishop Daniel Wandabula

UMNS Photo by Annette Spence

The Council on Finance and Administration has called for the resignation of United Methodist Bishop Daniel Wandabula of the East Africa area as part of a plan to resolve the alleged misdirection of church funds discovered by an audit. Read more

In the Church 4 Comments

Bishop Daniel Wandabula

UMNS Photo by Annette Spence

Two United Methodist agencies have suspended the disbursement of church funds to UMC Bishop Daniel Wandabula of East Africa in the wake of allegations that previous contributions have been misspent or are unaccounted for. Read more

In the Church