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Small business loans empower Malawi women

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:12
Through small business loans, Mercy Chikhosi believes in empowering women to support their families and communities.

Way Forward gets input on church future

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 08:42
The commission asked various United Methodists to describe their preferences regarding the extent of the inclusion of LGBTQ people within the church.

Small business loans empower Malawi women

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:20
Through small business loans, Mercy Chikhosi believes in empowering women to support their families and communities.

Yellowstone Conference facing financial crisis

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 11:37
Yellowstone’s financial problems are similar to those facing the rest of the church and having a “gay bishop is only one of many factors,” officials said.

Roots of Faith in Korea: A United Methodist Bishop’s Journey

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 11:28
Bishop Hee-Soo Jung grew up on a small island with a view of North Korea. He credits U.S. missionaries and a kind neighbor for his conversion to Christianity.

Albanian church holds national convention

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 15:14
The United Methodist Church in Albania holds national convention and first worship at the first United Methodist church in Durrës.

Assisting those fleeing siege in Philippines

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 09:27
United Methodists are reaching out to civilians caught in battle with Islamic State militants in Marawi City, Philippines.

Duke Divinity School striving for diversity

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 06:47
Dean says diversity and equity are top priorities for faculty and student body.

Profiles of student diversity at Duke

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 06:34
Forty-seven denominations are represented at United Methodist Duke Divinity School. Total enrollment in all degree programs is 631.

Becoming fishers of young men

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 13:24
United Methodist Men during their national gathering heard ideas on where to cast their nets to draw in millennial disciples.

Inmates learn to grow food

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 08:09
Seventeen inmates from a prison in Harare, Zimbabwe, graduated from a one-year horticultural course offered with United Methodist help.

Filipino deaconess: ‘Resistance is a gift’

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 10:20
Norma Dollaga fights extrajudicial killings and raises money for school for indigenous people in the Philippines.

Clergy stand up to Charlottesville KKK rally

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 08:26
The Charlottesville Clergy Collective, including United Methodists, helps to organize counter-rally to Virginia event.

Making discipleship a ‘contact sport’

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 14:13
United Methodist Men at their 12th national gathering heard frequents calls to get off the bench as Christ followers. They also put that call into action.

Reformation exhibition includes United Methodists

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 09:32
The United Methodist Church of Germany has organized a booth from July 11-17 at the World Reformation Exhibition in Wittenberg, Germany.

Ham radio classes help prepare for disaster in the Philippines

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 06:46
Workshop focuses on utilizing offline communication tools to strengthen emergency response during times of crisis in the country.

Judicial Council rejects reconsideration of gay bishop ruling

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 13:08
The Western Jurisdiction College of Bishops filed the motion June 12. The next meeting of the Judicial Council is Oct. 24-27.

Gay clergywoman’s case heads to top court

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 08:37
The Rev. Anna Blaedel, a campus minister, told the Iowa Annual Conference last year that she is “a self-avowed practicing homosexual.”

Claremont, Willamette explore partnership

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 09:59
Claremont, one of 13 United Methodist theological schools, could move to the campus of Willamette, one of 119 United Methodist-related schools in the U.S.

Church in Nigeria leads in rural health care

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 15:12
Church health care programs reach rural areas that get no government health services.

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