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Judicial Council hears arguments on Schaefer case

By Linda Bloom  Oct. 22, 2014 |MEMPHIS, Tenn. (UMNS) The question of whether an appeals committee was correct in restoring the clergy credentials of the Rev. Frank Schaefer was argued… Read more

Church members join climate change march

Adapted from an article by Linda Bloom (UMNS) NEW YORK—Gabriel, who is “almost 5,” was trying to stand patiently with his father, Tim Emmett-Rardin, from Calvary UMC University City in… Read more

Church teams to benefit most from stewardship event

“New Vision.” ” New Strategies.” “Keys.” ” Best Practices.” Those outcomes are what Clif Christopher’s four top-selling church stewardship books offer. And for anyone smart enough to attend one of… Read more

Church members in Liberia afflicted with the Ebola virus

A Liberian district superintendent said two United Methodist pastors and nearly 20 church members have died of what is believed to be Ebola, and others are have been quarantined because… Read more

“Aksanti Sana” to and from East Congo United Methodists

Expressions of thanks were heard and received all across the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as a group of bishops and general secretaries from the United States made its… Read more

Tanzanian missionaries to visit EPA in October

– Click here for a schedule of the Missionaries’ visits. – Click here to read a recent mission report (May-August 2014) and view photos of progress and concerns of the UMC of… Read more

Church leaders learn tough truths from stewardship expert

“We’re struggling,” said the Rev. Steward Warner of his church, First UMC Perkasie. “That’s why we’re here.” “Here” was the “Keys to Effective Financial Ministry” seminar at Glen Mar UMC… Read more

Mourning Bishop Martin McLee, ‘champion’ for marginalized people

It is with heart-felt sympathy that Bishop Peggy A. Johnson announces the passing of Bishop Martin D. McLee, the resident bishop of the New York Area of The United Methodist… Read more

UMM Charter Application

The General Commission on United Methodist Men is an official church Organization recognized by the General Conference. Men’s Ministry gains strength, mission outreach, program information and visibility because of the… Read more

HIV, AIDS still demand our awareness, response

While other lethal diseases receive deserved attention these days—Ebola, MERS, ALS, etc.—HIV and AIDS remains a widespread, lethal disease affecting millions of people across the U.S. and the globe;  and… Read more