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Church leads storm recovery in Iowa

Methodist News - Thu, 09/03/2020 - 09:45
United Methodist volunteers are coming from all over Iowa and other states to help following an Aug. 10 derecho windstorm that left a 700-mile path of destruction.

A new reformation? Look to the NGOs

Methodist News - Thu, 09/03/2020 - 08:41
Why is the church struggling while non-governmental organizations are thriving? The answers could be important for the church’s future.

Pandemic leads more girls to early marriages

Methodist News - Thu, 09/03/2020 - 08:01
United Methodist schools in Zimbabwe see more early marriages, other risky behavior as schools remain closed amid COVID-19.

Churches see census as part of their mission

Methodist News - Wed, 09/02/2020 - 10:12
United Methodists across the U.S. are helping hard-to-count people ‘come to their census.’ In doing so, they hope to strengthen their communities.

What of agencies in post-separation church?

Methodist News - Wed, 09/02/2020 - 09:09
Two reserve delegates to General Conference 2021 argue that the current church agency structure isn’t sustainable after The United Methodist Church splits.

Community project births new congregation

Methodist News - Wed, 09/02/2020 - 08:30
Development work helps United Methodism grow in rural Sierra Leone village and now members are setting their sights on a new church building.

Bishop Hearn, force for missions, dies at 89

Methodist News - Tue, 09/01/2020 - 12:42
Episcopal leader oversaw conferences in Nebraska, Texas, and had key role with Global Ministries.

Church agencies cope with new realities

Methodist News - Tue, 09/01/2020 - 11:49
The changing landscape caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and uncertainty over the denomination’s future has created challenges for United Methodist agencies.

Board gets update on giving, online worship

Methodist News - Mon, 08/31/2020 - 10:24
The board of the United Methodist finance agency reviewed the pandemic’s financial fallout and advice on counting online worship attendance.

2020 North Georgia Annual Conference

Methodist News - Sat, 08/29/2020 - 11:56
Aug. 29, virtual.

2020 Minnesota Annual Conference

Methodist News - Sat, 08/29/2020 - 11:13
Aug. 29, online.

Louisiana churches hit by Hurricane Laura

Methodist News - Fri, 08/28/2020 - 12:19
Though flooding was less than feared, ‘the wind was not our friend,’ bishop says.

Supporting the church amid pandemic disruptions

Methodist News - Thu, 08/27/2020 - 11:58
The United Methodist general agencies find new ways to support the church’s mission and its members despite challenges imposed by the coronavirus pandemic.

2020 Texas Annual Conference

Methodist News - Thu, 08/27/2020 - 08:47
Aug. 27, virtual.

Centenarian stirs up faith in Zimbabwe

Methodist News - Thu, 08/27/2020 - 08:46
A Methodist for over 85 years, Joel Makombe shares his faith journey and experience living during flu, COVID-19 pandemics.

Church has the tools to dismantle racism today

Methodist News - Wed, 08/26/2020 - 14:37
Four young United Methodists discuss the history of racism in the church and ways the denomination can "move the needle."

Water project lightens load for new mothers

Methodist News - Wed, 08/26/2020 - 07:51
With a grant from UMCOR, church installs rainwater collection systems at three health facilities in East Congo Episcopal Area.

Churches begin returning to in-person worship

Methodist News - Tue, 08/25/2020 - 08:24
Progress made with virtual worship will remain a part of the church experience as some sanctuaries reopen for Sunday services.

Colleges, seminaries reopen amid COVID-19

Methodist News - Mon, 08/24/2020 - 10:24
Fall term features mask-wearing and many other adjustments at United Methodist-related schools.
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