Bishop urges prayer, fasting, dialogue in a quest for unity

In seeking “A Way Forward” for the United Methodist Church, Bishop Peggy Johnson joins her episcopal peers in appealing to members to “enter into a time of serious prayer and… Read more

Come celebrate our newest Certified Lay Ministers

Join Bishop Peggy Johnson, conference leaders and guests in a moving celebration to recognize new, graduating Certified Lay Ministers on 6/3, 4-6 PM, at Christ UMC Lansdale. Learn more…  Read more

Praying our Way Forward: Phase 3

The Council of Bishops and The Upper Room will launch Phase 3 of the Praying our Way Forward campaign on Sunday, June 3, inviting United Methodists to fast and pray through the Special Session of General Conference…  Read more

Conference members dialogue in search of UMC’s ‘Way Forward’

Bishops call for talking, praying, listening, learning By John W. Coleman The United Methodist Council of Bishops and its special study commission completed their lengthy deliberations in May, recommending “A… Read more

Dwelling in Unity

“Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers and sisters dwell in unity. It is like the precious oil on the head, running down on the beard, on the beard of Aaron, running down on the collar of his robes! It is like the dew of Hermon, which falls on the mountains of Zion!  Read more

Court OKs other petitions for General Conference 2019

The United Methodist Church’s top court has ruled that other petitions — in addition to legislation from the Council of Bishops — may be submitted for the 2019 special session… Read more

African American Woman’s Incredible Life as a Methodist Missionary

In the days following the U.S. Civil War, this African American woman went to college, owned her own business and then dedicated her life to opening doors for women. View  Read more

District conferences lift up ministries, mission and milestones

Inspirational music and messages, prayers and praise reports, clergy comings and goings, important information-sharing and generous offerings for mission—these and other highlights filled the busy agendas of four district conferences… Read more

Ideas for observing Memorial Day

A UMNS Report by Barbara Dunlap-Berg. From sea to shining sea, United Methodists are finding special ways to observe Memorial Day in the United States.
Here is a sampling of ideas.  Read more

United Methodist Women urged to boldly change world

A comment on the UM Women’s Assembly by Bishop Peggy Johnson: It was the best one ever! The UMW Assembly was a time when the Holy Spirit moved among us and spurred… Read more