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Printed copies of the Advance Daily Christian Advocate should be out by Nov. 26, but an electronic version is now available. Read more

A Way Forward

University leaders say they believe the One Church Plan is the best way forward for The United Methodist Church. Read more

A Way Forward

A group of John Wesley Fellows – recognized for their academic scholarship about Methodism and its founder – announce they support the One Church Plan. Read more

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In advance of the 2019 General Conference, the Council of Bishops issues a pastoral letter to the global LGBTQ community. Read more

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

Local Church 1 Comments

Reconciling Ministries Network lays out its stance on legislation coming before the 2019 General Conference. Read more

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The global assembly, held in early November in Toronto, Canada, has called on the nine nuclear-holding nations to dismantle their atomic weapons before an accident poisons the Earth beyond all habitation. Read more

Perspectives

Dr. Barry Bryant will present a live lecture on the history of The United Methodist Church on Human Sexuality that will be streamed over the Internet. Read more

A Way Forward

The United Methodist-related seminary in Evanston, Ill., has affirmed its support for the inclusion of LGBTQ+ people in every aspect of church life. Read more

A Way Forward

Livestreaming on YouTube will enable viewers to see most events of the "Toward an Inclusive Church" Conference on Friday, Nov. 16. Read more

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A federal court in Minnesota has ruled that "love gifts" of more than $200,000 to a pastor from his congregation are actually taxable income that wasn't reported. Read more

Ordained Ministry

A litany for service after a mass shooting is being circulated among Christians across the United States. Read more

Practicing Faith

Reconciling Ministries Network issues a statement of continued support for the Rev. David Meredith, an openly gay United Methodist pastor whose case has been remanded back to the West Ohio Conference by the Judicial Council. Read more

Finance and Administration

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) issued a call for donations and prayers in support of Californians facing the threat of multiple wildfires. Read more

Global Health, Disasters & Climate Change

The second day-long conference on creating an inclusive United Methodist Church is co-sponsored by the Mountain Sky Conference and the United Methodist Association of Retired Clergy. Read more

A Way Forward

The Council of Bishops concluded its semiannual conclave by releasing statements on leadership, racism, and immigration among other topics. Read more

Finance and Administration

Printed copies of the Advance Daily Christian Advocate should be out by Nov. 26, but an electronic version is now available. Read more

A Way Forward

A Western Jurisdiction ad hoc group working for justice announces its support for the One Church model of the Way Forward Commission's report. Read more

A Way Forward

Delegates and observers can pre-register through the Commission on the General Conference website, while media registration will be handled by United Methodist Communications. Read more

A Way Forward

Livestreaming of the Judicial Council oral hearings in Zurich, Switzerland will be made available through United Methodist Communications and kept online for convenient viewing from U. S. time zones. Read more

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Uniting Methodists issued a statement thanking United Methodist bishops of the Africa Central Conference for their public commitment to church unity in the face of calls for schism. Read more

A Way Forward