News and Views

November 2017

A Call for Peace on the Korean Peninsula

November 21, 2017

This advent, beginning on Dec. 3, Global Migration Sunday, join with Christians around the world in a clarion call for just peace. The United Methodist Church offers a witness for those working for peace on the Korean Peninsula.

Joining the call for peace on Korean Peninsula

November 21, 2017

Korean-American United Methodists are adding their voices to the growing number of people calling on the U.S. government to tone down the rhetoric on North Korea. A recent conference in Washington, D.C., addressed the situation.

Tags: korea, nuclear, peace

Finding our Way in a Time of Uncertainty and Opportunity

November 10, 2017

The Council of Bishops issued a pastoral letter to The United Methodist Church on Friday, Nov. 10.

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Church safety and gun violence

November 10, 2017

Resources are available to assist your church in planning for the unthinkable: an active shooter situation at your church

Bishops uphold values of mission, unity, space, contextuality in interim report on Way Forward’s work

November 9, 2017

The Council of Bishops have received sketches of three models from the Commission on the Way Forward.

Bishop: Puerto Rico rises with church’s help

November 8, 2017

Puerto Rico is rising up from the devastation of recent hurricanes, but the U.S. territory continues to need our help. Bishop Hector Ortiz shared that message Nov. 6 with the UMC's Council of Bishops.

Tags: disaster response