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Improving vision and lives in Zimbabwe

Methodist News - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 13:40
Nyadire Connection program provides glasses to more than 4,000 people in rural communities.

Study asks: Are 13 seminaries sustainable?

Methodist News - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 09:15
A new study examines what the 13 United Methodist seminaries contribute and how they fit in the ecosystem of U.S. theological education.

A pastor’s legacy: Roadmap for all churches

Methodist News - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 11:10
Before he died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash, the Rev. Norman Tendis completed a practical congregational guide to creation care, a project of the World Council of Churches.

Resources, prayers offered for LGBTQ youth

Methodist News - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 10:10
Church leaders who fear the recent 2019 General Conference votes on homosexuality might harm LGBTQ youth are offering resources to help.

Opinion: ‘What’s next for our United Methodist Church?’

Methodist News - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 09:31
With a little more than a year before the regular General Conference 2020, retired Bishop Michael J. Coyner looks at what The United Methodist Church might consider for the future.

Is high blood pressure always bad?

Senior Medical News - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 08:00
Most experts believe that people should treat hypertension as a risk factor. However, new research suggests that high blood pressure is not always bad.

Napping may be as good as drugs for lowering blood pressure

Senior Medical News - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 01:00
Researchers have now uncovered evidence that indulging in a midday nap can help control blood pressure levels about as well as taking medication.

2019 Sierra Leone Annual Conference

Methodist News - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 14:37
Jan. 23-27, Freetown, Sierra Leone

German church won’t impose Traditional Plan bans

Methodist News - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:17
Stipulations in the Traditional Plan approved by General Conference are unacceptable, said the executive committee of The United Methodist Church in Germany.

Judicial Council to review GC2019 actions

Methodist News - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 11:49
The two agenda items deal with the constitutionality questions related to Traditional Plan and exit plan approved by GC2019.

Korean clergy offer diverse perspectives on GC2019

Methodist News - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 11:00
While many support the Traditional Plan adopted by General Conference, some expressed concerns with the plan, disappointment over treatment of LGBTQ community.

Cameroon UMW confront gender-based violence

Methodist News - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 11:06
More than 50 women, representing diverse experiences and roles, gain knowledge to reduce vulnerability to violence and discrimination in a patriarchal society.

Church empowers rural women in Zimbabwe

Methodist News - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 12:23
Church-sponsored projects, including beekeeping, small-scale farming and craft making are helping rural women in Zimbabwe survive the struggling economy.

Pastors became counselors after deadly tornado

Methodist News - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:52
'Please come,' hospital chaplain told United Methodist clergywoman in Opelika, Alabama.

Genes may contribute to marital satisfaction

Senior Medical News - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:00
When at least one partner within a married couple had the GG oxytocin gene receptor variant, the spouses reported greater feelings of marital satisfaction and security.

Daily Digest - March 5, 2019

Methodist News - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 18:14
Reaction to GC2019 remains strong; Beginning to look ahead after General Conference; Lutheran bishop sends letter after GC2019

Reaction to GC2019 remains strong

Methodist News - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 16:49
Strong opinions, including protests, offered on passage of Traditional Plan as churches and conferences meet to assess consequences and plan next steps.

Beginning to look ahead after GC2019 (2)

Methodist News - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 16:30
The Wesleyan Covenant Association is sticking around, and so are a number of church members who plan to defy the denomination’s homosexuality policies.

Beginning to look ahead after GC2019

Methodist News - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 14:58
The Wesleyan Covenant Association is sticking around, and so are a number of church members who plan to defy the denomination’s homosexuality policies.

Young adults reflect on Traditional Plan adoption

Methodist News - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 14:09
Young United Methodists have differing views on whether the Traditional Plan, adopted by the special General Conference, is the best way forward for the denomination.
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