National Federation of Asian American United Methodists

Filipino Farmers

Photo courtesy of Gladys P. Mangiduyos, UMNS

The world needs Christ's followers to be more humane and responsive to the cries of the vulnerable and less dogmatic to our own vision of mission, writes the Rev. Dr. Jacob Dharmaraj. Read more

Global Nature

Ethnic Caucuses Meet

Photo by Bull Fulton, WAFB Photo, via UMNS

The UMC has experienced significant overall membership declines over the past two decades, but these have come entirely from the net loss of white members, while United Methodist membership among people of color has grown significantly. Read more

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Fossil Free UMC, an organization devoted to ridding The United Methodist Church of investments and use of fossil fuels, is the 13th group to join the Love Your Neighbor Coalition preparing for the 2016 General Conference. Read more

Advocating Justice

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With 11 United Methodist caucuses among its participants, the Love Your Neighbor Coalition launches a new website and announces its vision for the 2016 United Methodist General Conference. Read more

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Sumo Wrestlers

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Dr. Jacob Dharmaraj reflects on the 2012 General Conference from the perspective of an Asian American United Methodist, a minority group whose experience he believes can help the UMC move into a vital future. Read more


CC delegates

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Volunteers with the 'Love Your Neighbor' coalition rescue 17 international delegates stranded at Tampa International Airport after weather delays. Read more

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