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Celebrating the first complete Bible in Spanish

Methodist News - Wed, 10/23/2019 - 08:00
“The Bible of the Bear,” the first complete Bible translation to Spanish, will be celebrated at a ceremony in San Antonio.

South African churches take stand against xenophobia

Methodist News - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 08:00
United Methodist congregations united for a day of prayer in the wake of attacks on foreign nationals.

Boreholes bring ‘sigh of relief’ in Uganda

Methodist News - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 09:23
Churches in Georgia, Florida work with local United Methodists in East Africa Episcopal Area to provide clean water near United Methodist churches.

United Methodist works on amphibious rescue vehicle

Methodist News - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 09:00
The new vehicle could speed up rescue and relief efforts since it will move seamlessly from land to water and back again.

Clergyman accused of sexual misconduct, abuse

Methodist News - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 08:35
The West Ohio Conference confirmed that the Rev. Donald “Bud” Heckman faces the strong likelihood of a church trial.

Ebola training well received in Congo

Methodist News - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 07:00
Megan Klingler with the United Methodist Board Global Ministries’ Global Health unit said she is pleased with the progress made during her three-week visit.

UMCOR, partners start asylum seekers project

Methodist News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 13:05
The three-year, $2 million pilot project also will engage local church members on a community level as they embrace the biblical mandate of welcoming the stranger.

Challenges stack up for United Methodist school

Methodist News - Fri, 10/11/2019 - 08:09
Zimbabwe’s Chapanduka Secondary School faces water crisis, malfunctioning solar system, poor academic scores and poverty in the community.

Mourners surprised by cut of estate

Methodist News - Thu, 10/10/2019 - 09:44
Dennis Valstad was a quiet, dedicated Ripon Immanuel United Methodist Church volunteer who arranged one more good deed six weeks after his death.

2019 Rwanda Provisional Special Annual Conference

Methodist News - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 12:32
Oct. 9, in Kigali, Rwanda.

Peace as a lifelong vocation

Methodist News - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 10:06
The two most recent recipients of the World Methodist Peace Award have very different backgrounds but share a commitment to peacemaking.

Empowering women through entrepreneurship

Methodist News - Tue, 10/08/2019 - 08:53
United Methodist Women in Sierra Leone roll out unusual microfinance program and entrepreneurship training for women.

Scholar who focused on Bible's diversity dies

Methodist News - Tue, 10/08/2019 - 08:00
The Rev. Cain Hope Felder, a longtime professor at Howard University and groundbreaking scholar on race in the Bible, has died.

United Methodists behind closed doors

Methodist News - Mon, 10/07/2019 - 09:19
The United Methodist Church can be messy, but church law requires that nearly all meetings be open.

Curriculum is key in Sunday schools

Methodist News - Mon, 10/07/2019 - 08:34
Reaching children with the word of God begins with parents, but Sunday schools using United Methodist Publishing House curriculums can also play an important role.

From making garments to making disciples

Methodist News - Fri, 10/04/2019 - 09:23
The Rev. Andrew Mhondoro, a Zimbabwe pastor and tailor, has died at age 82.

Edgier movies for mainstream Christians

Methodist News - Thu, 10/03/2019 - 09:04
The Rev. Kenny Dickson wants to promote films with biblical themes to moderate and progressive Christians, even if those films are too violent or sexual for evangelicals.

Filipino legislation calls for church unity

Methodist News - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 12:54
The plan, the first to emerge from outside the U.S., calls for reimagining church structures to allow for contextual differences.

Maternal care improves at church hospitals in Congo

Methodist News - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 08:04
Rehabilitated hospital, health clinic in North Katanga Conference receive ultrasound machines, incubators, new beds and wheelchairs.

Church shines spotlight on violence against women

Methodist News - Tue, 10/01/2019 - 12:25
South African United Methodists march for change, urge church to take action to protect female members and all women.
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