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Commission ends its work; hears bishops’ recommendation for a way forward

Commission ends its work; hears bishops’ recommendation for a way forward

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                May 17, 2018 Commission ends its work; hears bishops’ recommendation for a way forward NASHVILLE — The 32-member Commission on a Way Forward for The United Methodist ...

Bishop Trimble offers report from recent Council of Bishop's meeting

Our United Methodist Council of Bishops, which comprises all active and retired bishops of the Church, met last week April 30-May 4, 2018 in Chicago to do the work of our denomination entrusted to us as general superintendents of the Church. We, the Council, are a diverse group of leaders ...

Constitutional amendment to be revisited

Constitutional amendment to be revisited

Commission on the General Conference FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2018 Des Moines, Iowa: The Rev. Gary W. Graves, Secretary of the General Conference, announced today that an error was made in the text of a proposed Constitutional amendment as it was presented for voting, and which ...

Girl Scout will coordinate summer food program in Edinburgh

Girl Scout will coordinate summer food program in Edinburgh

From the Edinburgh Courier Newspaper Abby Sweet, a senior at Southwestern High School, has been approved the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana and the Indiana Department of Education to coordinate and run the USDA and DOE Summer Food Program in Edinburgh as her Gold Girl Scout Award project....

UMC Council of Bishops release statement in support of women's equality and full inclusion

UMC Council of Bishops release statement in support of women's equality and full inclusion

Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church Statement in Support of Women’s Equality and Full Inclusion May 7, 2018   The Council of Bishops notes with dismay that two amendments to the Constitution of The United Methodist Church regarding gender equality did not pass. While we are ...

United Methodist Bishops recommend a Way Forward

United Methodist Bishops recommend a Way Forward

For immediate release                                                                                                                May 4, 2018 United Methodist Bishops Recommend a Way Forward CHICAGO – United Methodist bishops, meeting in Chicago, engaged in a prayerful process to ...

How your local church can observe Heritage Sunday, May 20, 2018

How your local church can observe Heritage Sunday, May 20, 2018

The Commission on Archives and History of the Indiana Conference encourages local churches to observe Heritage Sunday, May 20, 2018. This could be a project for the local church historian, church history committee, or any person or group in the church who feels called to help lead this ...

The Church is watching, waiting, UMC Bishops told

The Church is watching, waiting, UMC Bishops told

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – APRIL 29, 2018 The church is watching, waiting, UMC Bishops told CHICAGO – (April 29, 2018) United Methodist bishops were today reminded that the church is watching, waiting and wondering if and how they will lead the denomination into the future. At the opening ...

University of Evansville announces Institute for Public Health

University of Evansville announces Institute for Public Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                   Amanda Campbell April 24, 2018                                                                         812-488-2241/uerelations@evansville.edu University of Evansville Announces ...

GBHEM announces CONNECT ANEW: A strategy to evolve to meet the leadership needs of the Church

From GBHEM.org   NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 26, 2018 – Through the vision, “generations of thriving, diverse and compassionate Christian leaders for The United Methodist Church and the world,” the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) announced the launch of the CONNECT ...

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