News

Churches can help erase stigma of HIV/AIDS

Churches can help erase stigma of HIV/AIDS

FROM UMNS In 2010, more than 130 United Methodists went through HIV/AIDS testing during that spring’s Council of Bishops meeting to draw attention to a major global health issue and express solidarity with those suffering with the disease. These days, such attention — from both the faith ...

Curts set to leave Conference Staff

Curts set to leave Conference Staff

INDIANAPOLIS - Allison Curts, who has served as an Associate Director of Mission + Justice for the Indiana Conference, announced her intention to depart, effective Friday, October 5, 2018; from her professional ministry duties after prayerful consideration to focus on more time with her ...

Preparing for nothing (or anything) from General Conference: A Commentary from Bishop Mike Coyner

Bishop Mike Coyner FROM UNITED METHODIST NEWS SERVICE In the midst of all the discussions about the three models presented by the Commission on the Way Forward to the General Conference, I wonder if anyone is thinking about preparing for “nothing.” Historically, it is typical for the ...

Bring the love of God to the side rooms: A reflection by Jason Fishburn

Bring the love of God to the side rooms: A reflection by Jason Fishburn

A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.  — Proverbs 11:25 Each year hundreds if not thousands of people enter the side door of Roberts Park United Methodist Church with hearts, half full, seeking God’s grace, love, and connection. They are rarely seen ...

Ten young people selected for UMEIT: Young Adult Network

 The Council of Bishops has selected 10 (ten) young adults as part of its continued strategy to lead The United Methodist Church (UMC) into living more fully in Christian unity and deepening interreligious relationships. The 10 participants selected for United Methodist Ecumenical and ...

Scholarships help seminary students avoid debt and feel Church's commitment

Scholarships help seminary students avoid debt and feel Church's commitment

FROM GBHEM Divinity students who receive Excellence in Clergy Leadership Scholarships from the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) not only avoid accumulating thousands of dollars in debt, but also gain confidence in their ability to complete seminary and in the United ...

LEaD Hub Britain established as 50 years of partnership celebrated

From GBHEM The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM), the leadership development agency of The United Methodist Church, has formally announced a new agreement between GBHEM and Wesley House, Cambridge, effective August 2018. The partnership establishes the agency’s ...

Back to School Rally helps Emerging Leaders leap into new school year with a mission mindset

Back to School Rally helps Emerging Leaders leap into new school year with a mission mindset

INUMC Emerging Leaders hosted the Back to School Rally (B2S) at Epworth Forest Conference Center in North Webster, Indiana, on August 4, 2018. Students from middle school to college, from across Indiana, were invited to take part in a day layered with activities to prepare them for the ...

United Methodist Bishops call for prayers of peace in Zimbabwe

United Methodist Bishops call for prayers of peace in Zimbabwe

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The bishops of The United Methodist Church are calling for prayers of peace for Zimbabwe, which is witnessing violence in the aftermath of presidential and parliamentary elections. Here is the statement from the Council of Bishops.   The Council of Bishops of The United ...

Page 2 of 280 previous 1 2 3 4 5 ... 280 next