Launch of United Methodist Volunteers in Mission celebration Sunday

ATLANTA: The General Board of Global Ministries is extending an invitation to United Methodist churches and annual conferences to participate in United Methodist Volunteers...

2017 Clergy Age Report Shows Decrease in Number of Young Elders

WASHINGTON, DC – The trend of a modest but steady increase in the number of clergy under 35 has stalled, according to the Clergy...

Global Migration Sunday set for First Sunday in Advent, December 3

Nashville, Tennessee: Every minute, an average of 20 people worldwide flee their homes because of war, famine and persecution. To prayerfully remember the plight...

Advent outreach resources available for local churches

New resources that support local church Advent outreach efforts are now available. The resources carry the theme, “Unwrap the true meaning of Christmas,” and complement The United Methodist Church’s national Advent advertising campaign, which will feature children sharing about their faith and what Christmas means to them.

Commission on a Way Forward prepares for critical meeting in Berlin

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the Commission on a Way Forward prepares for its next meeting, the moderators are asking all United Methodists to continue...

United Methodist Council of Bishops President appeals for prayers and disaster relief support

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, September 1, 2017 WASHINGTON – Council of Bishops President Bishop Bruce R. Ough is urging all United Methodists to pray and offer...

Charlottesville: At Sunday worship, pastors decry racism

By Heather Hahn | Aug. 14, 2017 | UMNS United Methodist pastors across the U.S. scrambled to rewrite sermons and find other ways for their...

Social justice advocate and best selling author Jim Wallis to speak

New York Times best selling author, activist, and theologian Jim Wallis will speak on the subject of his latest book, America's Original Sin: Racism, White...

Worship and Music Director Sought for 2020 General Conference

The Commission on the General Conference is seeking a worship and music director responsible for the overall worship and music program management of The United Methodist Church’s 2020 General Conference. The denomination’s top legislative body meets May 5-15, 2020, in Minneapolis.

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...