New national advertising messages and local church outreach tools offer opportunities for connection

Nashville, Tennessee: The United Methodist Church launched a four-part advertising series across the U.S. this week, offering an invitation for seekers to connect with local...

Bishops challenge constitutionality of disaffiliation petition

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church (COB) has asked the Judicial Council for a declaratory decision...

Western Jurisdiction to host ‘Fresh United Methodism Summit’ in November

For Immediate Release: September 16, 2019 What will the future of The United Methodist Church look like in the...

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...

Commission on a Way Forward releases final videos for 2019 General Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Commission on a Way Forward has released the final two videos of a series that the Commission hopes will inform The United...

United Methodist Bishops meet to discuss General Conference, elect new officers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church will meet November 3-6 at Lake Junaluska Assembly in North...

United Methodist churches invited to Unwrap Christmas in communities around the globe

United Methodist Communications has announced its 2019 Unwrap Christmas event campaign. The campaign includes support for outreach efforts including event grants and other resources for local #UMC churches.

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...

As New 2020 Restrictions Loom, Western Jurisdiction Bishops Pledge Safe Harbor for LGBTQ+ United...

Western bishops lead with grace, not persecution. Active United Methodist Bishops in the Western Jurisdiction announce their intention to set aside complaints against clergy accused of being gay or performing LGBTQ+ weddings; urge others to join them. #UMC4All

New United Methodist Ad Campaign Addresses Loneliness

Nashville, Tennessee – The United Methodist Church has launched the “Not the Only One” advertising campaign to help offer encouragement through community.