Philippines Central Conference

Amid various proposals to split the denomination, a group of Filipino United Methodists has submitted legislation to the 2020 General Conference that aims to preserve church unity. Read more

UMC Future

While Filipinos are often lumped in with Africans and Eastern Europeans in terms of UMC sexuality politics, they don’t have quite the same set of goals or reasons to not walk away as Africans or Eastern Europeans. Read more

UMC Future

Filipino United Methodist Women joined in a demonstration against the continued human rights abuses by the government of President Rodrigo Duterte Read more

Advocating Justice

Darlene Marquez-Caramanzana writes that rejection of Amendment 1 shows that The United Methodist Church has failed in its mission to show the world how Christ brings equality for women and men. Read more


Phebe Crismo Martial Law

Photo by Liza Cortez

United Methodists in the Philippines are demonstrating in their opposition to the extension of martial law on the island Mindanao, where government forces are battling Islamist groups. Read more

Advocating Justice

Philippine Coastal Cleanup

Photo courtesy of Glacy Macabale

The four-year plan composed by United Methodists in the Philippines gives U.S. church members an opportunity to see the struggles and triumphs faced by the denomination worldwide, writes Dr. David W. Scott. Read more

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