Lewis Center for Church Leadership Engages New Audience, New Topics with Podcast

The Lewis Center for Church Leadership of Wesley Theological Seminary recently launched the Leading Ideas Talks podcast. With new entries each Wednesday, listeners will learn from ecumenical and intentionally diverse guests speaking on various topics like stewardship, evangelism, preaching, and church growth.

2018 New Year’s Greetings from Council of Bishops President Bruce Ough

In a New Year's Greeting offered as President of the United Methodist Council of Bishops, Bishop Bruce R. Ough offers an acknowledgment of the difficulties we face in the world and in the UMC, while also calling members to be tireless in their efforts to bring health, healing, recovery and transformation.

CROP Hunger Walk – ending hunger one step at a time

CROP Hunger Walks - stepping up to end hunger since 1969. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the national CROP Hunger Walk movement, CROP Hunger Walks continue...

Interpreter to cease publication at year’s end

United Methodist Communications Nashville, Tenn.: United Methodist Communications announced today that Interpreter magazine, the official program journal of The United Methodist Church, will cease publication...

UMC bishops mourn victims of Florida school shootings

In the wake of the school shooting in Florida, the Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church has issued a statement of grief,...

2020 General Conference delegate distribution by annual conference now available

Nashville, Tenn.: In December 2017, the Secretary of the General Conference publicly released information about the number of delegates assigned to the annual conferences...

Constitutional amendment to be revisited

The secretary of the General Conference just announced that an error was made in the text of proposed Constitutional amendment #1 as it was presented for voting, and which subsequently failed to pass. A new ballot is being prepared for voting by annual conferences at their next meeting; however, some conferences will not meet again until 2019.

PNW Reconciling Ministries to host Watch Night Services as 2020 approaches

Dec. 19, 2019 – On the eve of new prohibitions and punishments that go into effect January 1st, churches across the Pacific Northwest Conference will...

Way Forward report released in all four official languages of General Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The final report of the Commission on a Way Forward has been released in all four official languages of the General...

The Global Mission Fellows Program is looking for young leaders for their 2019 cohort!

Submitted by Erica Kay Oliveira The Global Mission Fellows Program is a paid, faith-based opportunity for 20-30 year olds to serve two years in social justice...