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Bishop calls for dialogue on police reform in Nigeria

Methodist News - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 09:06
As protests turn deadly, Nigeria Area Bishop John Wesley Yohanna urges the government to address demonstrations peacefully. Several United Methodist pastors say they witnessed the violence.

Should General Conference go virtual?

Methodist News - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 08:39
With COVID-19 still on the rise, a number of United Methodists are pushing for next year’s meeting to transpire online.

Côte d’Ivoire church to help build schools in central Africa

Methodist News - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 10:07
The initiative aims to replicate the United Methodist schools model of Côte d’Ivoire by building 12 school complexes in 12 cities in the Central African Republic.

Conference sessions go virtual, with mixed results

Methodist News - Tue, 10/20/2020 - 11:56
Pandemic-prompted online gatherings offer efficiencies, but technological glitches have occurred and delegates miss being together.

Facing up to a grotesque book at Iliff

Methodist News - Mon, 10/19/2020 - 11:27
A book with a cover made from the skin of a slain Native American has haunted United Methodist Iliff School of Theology for decades, but its president wants it used as a teachable moment instead of buried in a library vault.

2020 New Mexico Annual Conference

Methodist News - Sat, 10/17/2020 - 09:42
Oct. 17, online.

Confronting pandemic-related food insecurity

Methodist News - Fri, 10/16/2020 - 08:41
United Methodist groups and partners continue to provide food relief to vulnerable people in Zimbabwe during COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 Eastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference

Methodist News - Wed, 10/14/2020 - 14:04
Oct. 13-14, virtual business session and services in Coatesville, Pennsylvania.

Two voices from the civil rights movement

Methodist News - Wed, 10/14/2020 - 12:28
In a conversation about civil rights and voter suppression, two African American women shared some pivotal experiences with participants at the I AM Her Women’s Leadership Summit.

Forging stronger ties as women of faith

Methodist News - Wed, 10/14/2020 - 12:20
United Methodist clergy and laywomen envision something bigger as they celebrate sisterhood, build relationships and share experiences of sexism.

Boy with United Methodist ties dies in ritual killing

Methodist News - Wed, 10/14/2020 - 09:30
Seven-year-old was the grandson of a lay leader at Nyamutumbu United Methodist Church in Zimbabwe; his uncle has been charged with murder.

Daily Digest - October 10, 2020

Methodist News - Tue, 10/13/2020 - 15:10
Evangelism award winner slept outside church; How do we love our enemies?; Filipino youth respond to fire victims

Conferences persevere under financial strain

Methodist News - Mon, 10/12/2020 - 09:20
United Methodist conferences are offering churches relief and finding ways to still minister amid pandemic-caused hardships.

2020 Austria Annual Conference

Methodist News - Sat, 10/10/2020 - 12:52
Oct. 10, online.

2020 Indiana Annual Conference

Methodist News - Sat, 10/10/2020 - 10:46
Updates with Oct. 10 virtual session.

Church leader finds vocational certainty amid COVID-19

Methodist News - Fri, 10/09/2020 - 09:05
Györgyi Vályi found that even as the Covid-19 pandemic limited church to internet and telephone, Hope Church members grew closer together and that gave her new confidence in her own ministry leading the church.

2020 Kivu Annual Conference

Methodist News - Thu, 10/08/2020 - 16:37
Oct. 4-8, Goma, Congo.

Evangelism award winner slept outside church

Methodist News - Thu, 10/08/2020 - 09:34
Billy Jean Baker is honored for using her personal experience with homelessness to help Dallas’ Oak Lawn United Methodist Church open its doors wider.

Philippines youth respond to fire victims

Methodist News - Thu, 10/08/2020 - 08:00
United Methodist youth help when fire destroys 28 homes in Pulilan, Philippines.
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