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Episcopal areas unite to grow church in Africa

Methodist News - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 07:41
Zimbabwe lay and clergy members travel to South Congo to exchange ministry ideas and strategies for church growth.

2019 West Ohio Annual Conference

Methodist News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 12:35
June 2-6, 2019, in Lakeside, Ohio.

2019 South Carolina Annual Conference

Methodist News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:25
June 2-6, in Greenville, South Carolina.

Zimbabwe churches keep faith in tough economic times

Methodist News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 08:34
Financial turmoil affects United Methodist congregations, but churches continue mission and ministries.

2019 South Georgia Annual Conference

Methodist News - Wed, 06/05/2019 - 13:31
June 2-5, Columbus Convention and Trade Center, Columbus, Georgia.

2019 Alabama-West Florida Annual Conference

Methodist News - Wed, 06/05/2019 - 12:50
June 2-5, in Montgomery, Alabama.

Ugandan church partnership offers free health care

Methodist News - Wed, 06/05/2019 - 08:33
United Methodist, African Methodist Episcopal churches team up to assist some 2,000 patients.

Can blood pressure drugs help reduce dementia risk?

Senior Medical News - Wed, 06/05/2019 - 08:00
A large study analyzing the medical data of thousands of people suggests that dementia incidence is lower among those who take blood pressure medication.

2019 North Alabama Conference

Methodist News - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 10:28
June 2-4, in Huntsville, Alabama.

Could perking up gut bacteria promote healthy aging?

Senior Medical News - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 10:00
A new study in animals has found that the gut immune system of aged mice was almost the same as that of younger mice after fecal transplants.

North Texas Conference ordains openly gay pastor

Methodist News - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 09:47
The Rev. Jane Graner, 57, and a lesbian but not ‘practicing,’ achieves dream she’s had since high school.

Yoga keeps the mind and body young, 22 clinical trials show

Senior Medical News - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 04:00
Evidence from 22 randomized clinical trials suggests that yoga practice can improve both physical and mental well-being in older adults.

Two US conferences ordain, commission LGBTQ clergy

Methodist News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 15:07
Defying the 2019 General Conference votes, at least two U.S. conferences featured the ordination or commissioning of openly transgender and LBGTQ candidates.

Liberia pushes to recruit young people into ministry

Methodist News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 09:32
As young people continue to shy away from the church, The United Methodist Church in Liberia is frantically trying to recruit them to the ministries of the church — especially as clergy.

2019 Michigan Annual Conference

Methodist News - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 08:29
May 30-June 2, in Acme, Michigan.

2019 Alaska Annual Conference

Methodist News - Sat, 06/01/2019 - 13:35
May 31-June 1 in Wasilla, Alaska.

2019 Great Plains Annual Conference

Methodist News - Sat, 06/01/2019 - 12:25
May 29-June 1, in Topeka, Kansas.

Ministries help children affected by addiction

Methodist News - Sat, 06/01/2019 - 07:00
Children in addicted households are in danger of falling into the same cycle without support. One devoted mentor can make a world of difference.

Fire season advances as California rebuilds

Methodist News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 14:07
United Methodists continue to help with recovery efforts in the state that faces an ever-expanding wildfire season.
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