Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño

Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño, president of the United Methodist General Commission on Religion & Race, responds to the shooting death of Michael Brown and the subsequent racial unrest it has sparked in Ferguson, Mo. Read more

Perspectives 1 Comments

Glide Memorial UMC asserts it will "protect organization, assets and vital social service programs from UMC lawsuit." Read more

Local Church 1 Comments

After a breakdown in negotiations, Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño announced that a lawsuit has been filed by the California-Nevada Annual Conference against Glide Memorial UMC to reclaim its downtown San Francisco property. Read more

Local Church 3 Comments

Bishops and church legal experts express dismay and confusion over the rationale behind dismissing church charges against U. S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a United Methodist layman. Read more

Finance and Administration 1 Comments

In the ongoing controversy over leadership at Glide Memorial UMC in San Francisco, young adult leaders express dismay and disappointment over the transfer of two associate pastors, leaving the church without a pastoral team. Read more

Local Church 2 Comments

Bishop Minerva G. Carcano offers a report on the situation with Glide Memorial UMC from the perspective of conference leadership. Read more

Local Church 4 Comments

Church member David Chasteen gives an account of the story behind the leadership turmoil at iconic Glide Memorial United Methodist Church in San Francisco. Read more

Local Church 2 Comments

Immigration Airport Demonstrations

Photo by Erik Alsgaard, Baltimore-Washington Conference

The United Methodist Church is expanding its efforts at all levels worldwide to assist many of the 65.3 million people who have been involuntarily displaced from their homes, especially the 21 million classified as refugees by the United Nations. Read more

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Finding Jesus

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United Methodist Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño contributes to three episodes of the series "Finding Jesus" on CNN. Read more

Practicing Faith

Oliveto Carcaño Stanovsky

Photo by Charmaine Robledo, Mountain Sky Episcopal Area.

Kathy L. Gilbert of United Methodist News Service reports on the consecration of openly lesbian Bishop Karen Oliveto and reaction to her election. Read more

Finance and Administration 1 Comments

Moses Kumar

Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Day 4 of General Conference saw rallies and the Laity Address. Read more

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