Annual Conference Voting

THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE EDITION OF NEWSPIRIT contains the Clergy and Laity Nominee Bios and the 2011 Resolutions. Nominees for Lay Delegate to General and Jurisdictional Conference Nominees for Clergy Delegates… Read more

La Trinidad creates mission outposts through home Bible studies

Recently La Trinidad United Methodist Church in Allentown, PA. has been engaged in a missional strategy involving home bible studies.  Under the leadership of Rev. Angel Lopez, several homes have… Read more

No matter what: God is with me

A UMNS Commentary by Dulce Urizar: A story of the Latino ministry at Lehman UMC in Hatboro. It was 9 p.m. on October 10, 2010. I was in my living… Read more

The Parish Paper: Ideas and Insights for Active Congregations

NEW: NOW AVAILABLE: March 2011 – Does a Congregation’s Location Influence its Effectiveness April 2011 – Incoming Pastors – – Building Smoother Transition Bridges May 2011 – When Does Success Lead… Read more

When Religion Divides and Hurts People

by Bishop Peggy Johnson The Spirit of God unites people and religion divides people.  This statement sums up what is happening in the world today when religion goes painfully wrong… Read more