#UMCGC Reflection: A Prayer for Old White Men

By David Reinholz May 19, 2016 | Portland, Oregon Dear God, I’m an old, white, heterosexual man. I have as much privilege as any segment of...

Commentary: The Simple Way to “Do No Harm”

In commentary written for the PNW News Blog, the Rev. Austin Adkinson expresses disappointment in the One Church Plan (OCP) which codifies provisions allowing for continued discrimination. He argues that the Simple Plan offers a better route for Methodists intent on following Wesley's admonition to "do no harm."

GC2016: Divestment debate continues

By Linda Bloom May 2, 2016 | NEW YORK (UMNS) Through petitions and advocacy, some United Methodists are again asking delegates to the denomination’s top legislative...

An Extended Honeymoon for Congo Missionaries

By Pam Brokaw May 16, 2016 | Portland, Oregon You could call it a honeymoon in the Congo for United Methodist Global Missionaries Mary and Aaron...

Indigo Girls sing for inclusion of all God’s children #UMCGC

By Pam Brokaw May 16, 2016 | Portland, Oregon A Wesleyan message of God’s love for all children rocked the packed Portland's First Congregational Church Friday...

Bishops, The Upper Room launch Phase 3 of Praying our Way Forward

WASHINGTON, D.C.  _ The Council of Bishops in partnership with The Upper Room is launching Phase 3 of Praying our Way Forward. Phase 1...

Holy Conversation

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This article, written by Amory Peck, originally appeared in Channels Newsletter. My intent was to write a review of a recent church-related trip. It was two-and-a-half...

29 new missionaries commissioned at General Conference

By Elliott Wright May 19, 2016 | PORTLAND, Ore. (UMNS) “We commission you to take the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ into all the world.”...

Connectional Table launches #CTTalks in preparation for General Conference 2016

CHICAGO: The Connectional Table is launching a series of weekly videos in October to help inform United Methodist church leaders and General Conference delegates...
All Belong

Group proposes legislation to 2020 General Conference making room for ‘All’

ALL BELONG in the Body of Christ, proposed legislation for changes to the Book of Discipline for the 2020 United Methodist General Conference by the All Belong in the Body of Christ Writing Team

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