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Upper Room Publisher Sarah Wilke is no longer employed by Discipleship Ministries following what was described as a "lengthy review" of an unspecified complaint, according to the agency. Read more

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Discipleship Ministries is seeking applicants to serve on the Hymnal Revision Committee. Read more

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Young United Methodists from each U.S. jurisdiction met in Dallas in July to share their own experiences about racism and help Young People's Ministry staff develop anti-racism resources in multiple media. Read more

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Discipleship Ministries reports on its pilot project to help local congregations develop better skills at fulfilling the United Methodist mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ. Read more

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Discipleship Ministries’ site adds new features, better navigation. Read more

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Based on its highly acclaimed "Chuck Knows Church" series, the new Discipleship Ministries teaching series intends to educate churches about evangelism, discipleship, stewardship and other factors of church life. Read more

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Instead of a new hymnal, the United Methodist Publishing House and Discipleship Ministries will work together on a new, more accessible collection of worship resources. Read more

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Discipleship Ministries officials say the restructure is intended to focus resources on a renewed mission of increasing church membership. Read more

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Discipleship Ministries offers the guidelines of its Courageous Conversations series as a way for United Methodist congregations to talk about the unity proposals from the Commission on A Way Forward. Read more

A Way Forward

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The finances of the worldwide United Methodist Church almost take an accountant to unpack, but we did our best to answer readers' questions about Discipleship Ministries' money and recent personnel cutbacks. Read more

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A Lenten series prepared by Discipleship Ministries staff. Read more

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Personnel cutbacks at Discipleship Ministries have cut deeply into its longtime expertise and aroused questions about why personnel and positions were terminated. Read more

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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. Read more

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The new hymnal will be customizable for congregations and published in digital form. Read more

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A Dallas congregation's sporting event for the community draws praise from Discipleship Ministries as an example of its new See All the People emphasis. Read more

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Discipleship Ministries has unveiled a new initiative intended to get local congregations to focus their disciple-making efforts outward to their communities. Read more

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The collaborative blog UM & Global recommends a series of webinars on evangelism today, produced by the World Council of Churches. Read more

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Discipleship Ministries' report on its Path 1 church planting program proposes to begin a new United Methodist congregation every day for the next four years. Read more

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Selecting members of the committee to recommend a digitally based update of the United Methodist Hymnal awaits work by several bodies, says its staff liaison. Read more

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A new survey by Discipleship Ministries asks United Methodists for their ideas on the new digital version of a church-wide song and ritual book. Read more

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Dotson Installation

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The Rev. Junius B. Dotson outlined four missional priorities for Discipleship Ministries during the agency's organizational meeting. Read more

Finance and Administration

Sarah Wilke

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Upper Room Publisher Sarah Wilke is no longer employed by Discipleship Ministries following what was described as a "lengthy review" of an unspecified complaint, according to the agency. Read more

Finance and Administration

Discipleship Ministries is seeking applicants to serve on the Hymnal Revision Committee. Read more

Local Church