Bishops seek declaratory decision from Judicial Council on Special Session

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The United Methodist Council of Bishops is asking the denomination's top court to declare whether additional petitions, beyond the report of the Commission on a Way Forward and the Council, can be submitted to the Special 2019 General Conference. At least one group has threatened to submit its own legislation outside of the process approved by the 2016 General Conference Session.

Q: What’s Next? A: You registering for this year’s Older Adult Retreat!

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Older Adults Retreat September 18 – 20, 2018 Lazy F Retreat Camp . Ellensburg, WA. Still thinking about going to the September Retreat?  You still have time...

$75k matching grant offered to push Imagine No Malaria giving over the top

By Patrick Scriven & Julia Frisbie | Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS April 21, 2016 | Des Moines, WA For the past three years, United Methodists in...

UMCNext Concludes Meeting with Four Commitments

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(Leawood, Kansas) -- More than 600 United Methodists gathered in Kansas this week for UMCNext, a conversation in response to the adoption...

New scholarship opportunity for students in Pacific Northwest Conference!

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Are you a United Methodist college student in the Pacific Northwest Conference? If so, the Pacific Northwest Conference has a new scholarship program available for students who are pursuing a...

Twenty-Seven Annual Conferences Give 100% of Their 2016 General Church Apportionments

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Nashville, TN – The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA), working with the 56 annual conferences in the United States, reports that twenty-seven...

Compass Housing Alliance, Hopelink and Ronald United Methodist Church Break Ground on Affordable Housing...

SHORELINE — Compass Housing Alliance, Hopelink, and Ronald United Methodist Church break ground October 12 on Ronald Commons, a new affordable housing project with...

Fossil Free UMC Commends GBOPHB Decision to Screen Coal from Investments

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Fossil Free UMC commends the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits’ decision to screen coal from its investments. “Creating a coal investment screen is more...

United Methodist Women Issues Grants to Thwart Suicide Among LGBTQ Youth

NEW YORK – United Methodist Women, the largest denominational, lay women of faith organization in the world, today announced it has awarded two...

Council President: Statement on the Orlando shooting

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Minneapolis, Minn.: Bishop Bruce R. Ough, president of the United Methodist Council of Bishops, issued the following statement about the June 12 mass shooting...

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