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Indiana Conference creates space for critical conversations during kick-off of the Bishop's Lenten Study

Indiana Conference creates space for critical conversations during kick-off of the Bishop's Lenten Study

We were reminded of the beauty that exists in our beloved community, as well as the strength of our United Methodist connection as we came together, virtually, as an Annual Conference to discuss ways in which we can engage in fruitful conversation, allowing the time and space for each of ...

UMC bishops mourn victims of Florida shootings

In the wake of the school shooting in Florida, the Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church has issued a statement of grief, mourning the victims of the shootings and called for prayers of repentance from the culture of death and cycle of violence.  The statement issued by ...

Bishops urge Methodists to deny themselves for the sake of Gospel

2018 Lenten Message calls for more spiritual disciplines WASHINGTON, D.C. -  The Bishops of The United Methodist Church are calling on members of the denomination to deny themselves during the 2018 Lenten Season for the sake of the kingdom of Jesus Christ and to aside self-interest so that...

Recognizing 50 years of The United Methodist Church

Recognizing 50 years of The United Methodist Church

The Indiana Conference Commission on Archives and History, in collaboration with, the Indiana United Methodist Historical Society, and the United Methodist Archives at DePauw University is encouraging all United Methodist churches in the Conference to remember and celebrate the 50-year ...

GBHEM partnership offers United Methodist students an innovative class on building sustainable and resilient communities

GBHEM partnership offers United Methodist students an innovative class on building sustainable and resilient communities

FROM GBHEM NASHVILLE, Tenn., February 8, 2018 – The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) has partnered with Oklahoma City University, the Oklahoma Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church and Mark Davies, Ph.D., to launch the Regional Hub for Leadership, ...

Commission moderators emphasize mission as key to way forward

Commission moderators emphasize mission as key to way forward

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 30, 2018   Commission moderators emphasize mission as key to way forward The moderators of the Commission on a Way Forward are urging United Methodists to engage in reflections on where they see mission at the heart of the denomination as well as seeing ...

United Methodist Higher Education Foundation now accepting scholarship applications

United Methodist Higher Education Foundation now accepting scholarship applications

A variety of scholarships are available for United Methodist students who need help with tuition expenses at United Methodist-related schools. Many have unique or specific criteria established by the donor. Some scholarships benefit students attending seminary or planning to serve in ...

Bishop Trimble announces new Conference Superintendent serving North Central District

Bishop Trimble announces new Conference Superintendent serving North Central District

INDIANAPOLIS — Bishop Julius C. Trimble is pleased to announce the appointment of the Rev. Chris Nunley to serve as the Conference Superintendent serving the North Central District. He succeeds the Rev. Michelle Cobb, who will enter into a new ministry opportunity at the close of her ...

Commission on a Way Forward prepares updated report to bishops

Commission on a Way Forward prepares updated report to bishops

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 22, 2018   Commission on a Way Forward prepares updated report to bishops DALLAS - The Commission on a Way Forward is nearing the completion of its task of making recommendations of possible ways forward for The United Methodist Church regarding the ...

United Methodist leaders respond to #MeToo and #ChurchToo movement

United Methodist leaders respond to #MeToo and #ChurchToo movement

Over the recent weeks and months, and continuing on a seemingly daily basis, the media have been saturated with stories of persons coming forward with allegations of sexual misconduct perpetrated by individuals in positions of power and authority. The pervasiveness of the power imbalance ...

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