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Conference backs replacing Cross and Flame

Methodist News - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 09:26
North Texas Conference joins pastor in saying the insignia of The United Methodist Church is, inadvertently, racially insensitive.

At 94, he’s ‘Mr. Music of United Methodism’

Methodist News - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 09:20
The Rev. Carlton R. “Sam” Young — composer, arranger, scholar and two-time hymnal editor — is out with a new collection of sacred music.

2020 Tennessee Annual Conference

Methodist News - Sat, 09/19/2020 - 09:20
Sept. 19, Brentwood, Tennessee, and online.

Full communion with Episcopalians delayed

Methodist News - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 11:26
Citing COVID-19, the United Methodist and Episcopal dialogue committee urges putting its proposed agreement on hold until after 2021.

Empowering women in Liberia amid COVID-19

Methodist News - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 09:56
UMW project teaches women to make soaps and sanitary pads to generate income and provide needed products in rural villages.

2020 Pacific Northwest Annual Conference

Methodist News - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 13:58
Sept. 17, online.

Churches pick up after Sally

Methodist News - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 13:06
Hurricane brought strong winds, torrential rain to west Florida and south Alabama.

2020 California-Nevada Annual Conference

Methodist News - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 09:37
Sept. 17, virtual.

Grappling with how racism coexists with faith

Methodist News - Wed, 09/16/2020 - 15:07
Three theologians wrestled with how Christianity can overcome racism at a time when polls show that many white Christians don’t see racial injustice as a problem.

Racism and Latinos: The wall of separation and fear

Methodist News - Wed, 09/16/2020 - 09:56
The U.S.-Mexico border wall speaks volumes about attitudes toward Latinos, and the church must do more to respond.

Missions’ doctors, nurses serve despite struggles

Methodist News - Wed, 09/16/2020 - 09:00
More patients turn to United Methodist hospitals, as Zimbabwe’s health sector remains paralyzed by labor strikes and a lack of supplies amid COVID-19.

Debrecen church has new home

Methodist News - Tue, 09/15/2020 - 20:30
New church building in Debrecen, Hungary, has already been used for Pentecost and vacation Bible school.

Clergy: Racial justice is church’s responsibility

Methodist News - Tue, 09/15/2020 - 09:29
United Methodists say there is potential for positive things to emerge from the racial unrest after two shootings in Wisconsin.

2020 Alaska Annual Conference

Methodist News - Tue, 09/15/2020 - 09:04
Sept. 15, virtual.

Fires, coronavirus complicate Western disaster relief

Methodist News - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 10:19
After a hurricane or tornado, church disaster relief teams and volunteers typically spring into action. Such a response isn’t possible in wildfires.

2020 Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference

Methodist News - Sat, 09/12/2020 - 13:53
Sept. 12, online.

2020 Red Bird Missionary Annual Conference

Methodist News - Sat, 09/12/2020 - 08:46
Sept. 12, virtual.

Driver arrested in crash that killed bishop

Methodist News - Fri, 09/11/2020 - 08:53
The driver of the SUV that crashed into and killed Sierra Leone Area Bishop John K. Yambasu has been charged with seven counts, including speeding.

Martin Methodist in talks to join UT system

Methodist News - Fri, 09/11/2020 - 07:46
Although there are several hurdles to clear, the University of Tennessee System and United Methodist-related Martin Methodist College are moving toward joining forces.

Finding strength in the worldwide church family

Methodist News - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 09:16
After a decade of service, Thomas Kemper leaves the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries with stronger international ties.
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