2 groups send petitions about UMC future to GC2020

UM News published two stories in the past week about UMC reorganization and dissolution proposals that moderate and progressive groups have sent to the 2020 General Conference. One set of… Read more

Leadership Launch to offer leaders a learning adventure

Leading with Courage: Building Effective Teams: All church, district and conference leaders, register by Oct. 1 for this learning adventure. Bring a team and prepare to launch a new ministry.  Download the flyer.  Learn… Read more

Puerto Rico recovers from 2017 hurricanes, aided by UMCOR, UMVIM

By John W. Coleman September 18, 2019 | ATLANTA As September’s Hurricane Dorian grazed Puerto Rico’s coast, residents were relieved to be spared an encore of the historic, widespread destruction… Read more

Dorian response illustrates how UMCOR works

As the Bahamas and communities along the eastern coast of the United States begin to recover from Hurricane Dorian, the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is assisting with relief efforts everywhere…. Read more

‘Do No Harm, Do Good’

As The United Methodist Church prepares for General Conference 2020, numerous legislative petitions flooded in by last week’s deadline for consideration. Certainly, we should always have as the backdrop…  Read more

Leadership Launch Workshop, Oct. 5

Leading with Courage: Building Effective Teams: All church, district and conference leaders, register by Oct. 1 for this learning adventure. Bring a team! Learn more…  Read more

Black leaders meet to discuss future of United Methodist Church

CHICAGO – Dozens of key African-American laity, clergy and episcopal leaders met in Chicago on Thursday and Friday to discern and map out the future of the Black Church in… Read more

Listen to your children

I have always loved the praise song by Ken Medema titled “Lord, Listen to Your Children.” Its refrain goes like this: Lord, listen to your children praying,
Lord, send your Spirit in this place;
Lord, listen to your children praying,
Send us love, send us pow’r, send us grace.
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Domestic Violence: The Church Responds II

The Conference Domestic Violence Committee will sponsor this seminar Saturday, Sept. 28, 9 AM to 3 PM, at Simpson House in Philadelphia. The theme: “Breaking Out of the Man Box.” Learn more and register today for this important learning experience.  Read more