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Colorado is ready for Early Response Teams

Check our Facebook page for more photos from Lyons, Colo. Colorado is ready for Early Response Teams By Jim Truitt The Rocky Mountain Conference has officially invited...

President invites bishop to immigration meeting

United Methodist Bishop Minerva Carcaño is framed by the tightly-spaced mesh of the border fence between San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico, during the observance...

UMC Cyber Campus Offers Education Anytime, Anywhere

By Vicki Brown* Training materials for annual conference Boards of Ordained Ministry, presentations from a churchwide sexual ethics summit, and a lecture by a well-known...

Bishop’s Carcaño rules on Conference Adoption of Biblical Obedience Statement

Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño preaching at the Western Jurisdictional Conference held during July of 2013 in San Diego, California. Photo by Patrick Scriven. This post...

Hillary Clinton: ‘Time to roll up our sleeves, make it happen’ #Assembly2014

Hillary Rodham Clinton (center) waves to participants at the United Methodist Women's Assembly at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Ky., following her...

Report on investing, human rights offers guidelines

Barbara Boigegrain, top executive of the United Methodist Board of Pension and Health Benefits, discusses the work of the Human Rights and Investment Ethics...

UM Seminars ‘In Focus’ for leaders of youth groups, young adults, campus ministries

First 15 registrants free at familiarization events WASHINGTON, D.C. — Youth group and young-adult leaders are invited to attend a three-day “In Focus” familiarization event...

GC2016: When to add bishops in Africa?

By Sam Hodges May 5, 2016 | UMNS It’s a matter of wide agreement that The United Methodist Church needs more bishops in its major growth...

GC2012: Call for ‘resurrection revolution’

Bishop Peter Weaver (left) welcomes young men from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Fla. Flanking Weaver...

#UnitedInLove

Revs. Sandy Brown, Brad Laurvick, and Emma Donohew share words of congratulations after two different victories. Photo by Patrick Scriven. By Patrick Scriven | Director...

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