Bishop Gregory Palmer

Combining revival with strategy, Uniting Methodists lay out their plan to promote acceptance of the 'One Church' unity model at the 2019 General Conference. Read more

A Way Forward 3 Comments

Burundi Unity

Photo by Tafadzwa Mudambanuki, UMNS

United Methodists in Burundi are rejoicing over the reunification of the African conference after 12 years of internal strife. Read more

Global Nature

Dave Nuckols

Minnesota Conference Photo

United Methodist layman Dave Nuckols of the Minnesota Annual Conference has urged the West Ohio Annual Conference to pray deeply about its response to charges against the Rev. David Meredith, a married gay man whose union violates church law. Read more

A Way Forward 3 Comments

UMC-EC Timeline

Council of Bishops Photo

United Methodists and Episcopalians have finally produced a full communion proposal that answers the concerns of both denominations, reported Bishop Gregory Palmer to the Council of Bishops recently. Read more

Finance and Administration 6 Comments

Racism letter

UMNS Photo by Kay Panovec

With the Baltimore unrest as its flashpoint, the United Methodist Council of Bishops issued a pastoral letter calling on the global denomination to oppose racism and xenophobia and stand for the human dignity and rights of all people. Read more

In the Church

Pre-General Conference Video Archive


United Methodist Communications presents videos of the sessions at the Pre-General Conference Briefing held Jan. 19-21, 2012 at the Tampa Convention Center, site of the General Conference April 24-May 4. Read more

In the Church