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2019 Czechia-Slovakia Annual Conference

Methodist News - Sun, 05/19/2019 - 08:59
May 17-19, in Prague, the Czech Republic.

Dealing with AIDS in West Africa

Methodist News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 12:12
May 19-21 summit in Côte d’Ivoire will encourage United Methodists in the region to create their own plans of action for this continuing health crisis.

Cyclone relief efforts continue in Mozambique

Methodist News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 09:12
United Methodists offer supplies, spiritual support to survivors of Cylone Kenneth in the northern part of the country and Cyclone Idai in central Mozambique.

How stopping cell death may help prevent rheumatoid arthritis

Senior Medical News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 09:00
A new study in mice pinpoints a key cellular mechanism that drives forms of rheumatoid arthritis. Targeting this mechanism could prevent this condition.

Church awaits decision on sanctuary guest appeal

Methodist News - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 12:48
After hearing, Connecticut United Methodists are praying that federal court will reopen immigration case of Nelson Pinos.

Church future focus of annual conferences

Methodist News - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 08:58
Ministry with LGBTQ people could be the No. 1 topic at United Methodist annual conferences, judging from resolutions filed about this issue.

DASH diet reduced heart failure risk 'by almost half' in people under 75

Senior Medical News - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 10:00
People under 75 who followed a plant-rich diet for reducing high blood pressure had a significantly lower risk of heart failure than those who did not.

Hearing set for church's sanctuary guest

Methodist News - Mon, 05/13/2019 - 14:12
Nelson Pinos found support from United Methodists in Connecticut after facing immediate deportation from his U.S. family, despite a clean record and long relationship with immigration authorities.

Church aims to empower Zimbabwe’s poorest

Methodist News - Mon, 05/13/2019 - 13:18
Business expo, local markets provide opportunities to people living in poverty in rural communities.

Bishops seek special offering for migrants

Methodist News - Mon, 05/13/2019 - 13:08
The Council of Bishops wants to do more to help the record number of people around the world who have been forced from their homes.

Bishops move toward Episcopal Church accord

Methodist News - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 11:40
Bishops are asking the 2020 General Conference to approve a full-communion agreement with The Episcopal Church.

Bishops plan to explore 'new forms of unity'

Methodist News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 16:01
During the May 4-9 meeting, bishops talked about the fallout of GC2019 and how they can walk alongside conversations about the church’s future.

United Methodist churches offer aid after shootings

Methodist News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 12:44
Two United Methodist churches located close to the STEM School Highlands Ranch opened their doors to grieving community.

Traditionalists, bishops talk church future

Methodist News - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 14:10
Leaders of traditionalist advocacy groups held a listening session with bishops from Africa, Europe and the Philippines. Church separation was on the table.

US church transformed by Sierra Leone community

Methodist News - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 13:27
Camp Hill United Methodist Church in Pennsylvania helps support education and other community projects in remote village.

Remembering Rachel Held Evans

Methodist News - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 09:15
A United Methodist clergywoman writes about how the work of the Christian writer — who challenged traditional views on the roles of LGBTQ people and women in the church — influenced her and many others.

Church provides scholarships for rape survivors

Methodist News - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 09:30
Through the Congo Women Arise partnership, East Congo Episcopal Area empowers young women and girls by helping them continue their education.

Bishops begin meeting in 'chaotic' moment

Methodist News - Mon, 05/06/2019 - 11:00
As church leaders discuss dividing the church, Council of Bishops president urges colleagues to walk together.

Commentary: Two decisions, one a danger

Methodist News - Mon, 05/06/2019 - 10:09
The former president of the United Methodist Judicial Council analyzes the court’s rulings on the Traditional Plan legislation and the disaffiliation legislation.

Radio can help unite divided church, bishop says

Methodist News - Mon, 05/06/2019 - 09:44
Speaking at the United Methodist Radio Network annual meeting, Bishop Daniel Wandabula called on communicators to “unite the church (rather) than perpetuate divisions.”
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