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Moving voting rights 'from ideal to reality'

Methodist News - Wed, 10/07/2020 - 13:11
Voter suppression has been a part of the U.S. historical narrative. Ensuring voting rights for all will be difficult and uncomfortable process, says a United Methodist congressman.

United Methodists among 19 dead in Congo massacre

Methodist News - Wed, 10/07/2020 - 11:16
Six United Methodists were among 19 civilians killed in a massacre blamed on the rebel group Allied Democratic Forces.

Zimbabwe orphan pays it forward during pandemic

Methodist News - Tue, 10/06/2020 - 10:21
Design student teaches children at church’s Home of Hope orphanage how to make masks to fight against COVID-19.

Many European conferences still unable to meet

Methodist News - Tue, 10/06/2020 - 09:55
Many annual conference gatherings in Europe were postponed until autumn due to COVID-19. Unfortunately, most will still be unable to meet in person.

Stories from the front lines of the coronavirus

Methodist News - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 09:31
United Methodists have relied on their faith as they tangled with COVID-19, a nasty illness that some don’t survive.

2020 Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference

Methodist News - Sat, 10/03/2020 - 12:49
Oct. 3, virtual.

2020 Susquehanna Annual Conference

Methodist News - Sat, 10/03/2020 - 08:51
Oct. 3, virtual.

2020 Upper New York Conference

Methodist News - Sat, 10/03/2020 - 08:35
Oct. 3, virtual.

Laity giving pastors a boost during pandemic

Methodist News - Fri, 10/02/2020 - 07:41
Lay leaders in the Zimbabwe East Conference are asking all church members to contribute $1 per month to help augment pastors’ salaries during COVID-19.

Want to have your say? Churches urge voting

Methodist News - Thu, 10/01/2020 - 12:01
United Methodist churches are registering voters across the U.S. “We can post memes on social media. But if we don’t show up on Election Day, we won’t have said anything at all,” a pastor says.

Amazing grace comes in many ways for storm survivors

Methodist News - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 08:14
Hurricane Laura destroyed churches, homes and businesses but failed to drown the United Methodist spirit of caring.

Black people sought for COVID-19 vaccine trials

Methodist News - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 08:59
United Methodist leaders are encouraging Black church members to volunteer for vaccine trials to help fight the coronavirus.

2020 East Ohio Annual Conference

Methodist News - Sun, 09/27/2020 - 11:33
Sept. 26-27, online.

2020 North Alabama Annual Conference

Methodist News - Sat, 09/26/2020 - 08:12
Sept. 26, virtual.

New statistics provide snapshot of Korean United Methodists

Methodist News - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 11:50
The project, 10 years in the making, shows that Korean clergy are younger on average than previously thought and reveals a significant gender gap in appointments to Korean churches.

2020 Memphis Annual Conference

Methodist News - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 09:52
Sept. 3, Sept. 12, Sept. 25, virtual.

Sheltering in Love grant alleviates hunger

Methodist News - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 08:07
More than 350 people in the four conferences of the Nigeria Episcopal Area benefitted from COVID-19 food assistance.

Young elder numbers near historic low

Methodist News - Thu, 09/24/2020 - 08:56
United Methodist clergy age study shows modest growth period has been followed by drops in the number of both men and women elders under age 35.

Groundbreaking first step for Nigerian church radio

Methodist News - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 12:33
A groundbreaking ceremony is the first step in bringing Grace Radio to Taraba State. The project is an initiative of the church in Nigeria in partnership with United Methodist Communications.

Fix broken migration policy, religious leaders say

Methodist News - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 12:56
Faith leaders cite a lack of commitment by European nations to either refugees or their local hosts.
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