United Methodist News Service

Keeping focused on Four Areas of Focus

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 14:46
United Methodist mission emphases are key topic for Council of Bishops, agency leaders.

Commentary: Attorney on confusion over Oliveto’s status-REDIRECT

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 13:41
Attorney for Western Jurisdiction contends Bishop Oliveto’s election, consecration proper under church law.

Church in Zimbabwe donates food for female prisoners

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 11:56
In addition to helping with the food shortage at Chikurubi Prison, church members plan to start a horticultural training program for inmates.

Bishop Ough: ‘The entire church is rightly watching’

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 15:57
Council of Bishops’ president speaks candidly to colleagues of leadership challenges amid divisions over homosexuality.

Evangelical group plans for what’s next

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 15:37
Leaders of the Wesleyan Covenant Association leave open the possibility of a church split. But no matter what happens, group leaders say they’ll be prepared.

Reactions vary to ruling on clergy qualifications

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 13:51
Judicial Council’s decision says that conference boards of ordained ministry must consider sexuality when assessing candidates.