News and Views

May 2017

'1-2-3-4, we declare a penny war'

May 3, 2017

Bring your loose change to Annual Conference, because it is district versus district in this penny challenge. The goal of a penny challenge is to collect as many pennies as possible in your jar and put as many non-pennies in everyone else’s jars...

‘Lead Like a Woman’ challenges women to new paths

May 3, 2017

Candice Potts stood before a room of lay and clergy women from the Baltimore-Washington Conference wearing an intricate blue rhinestone necklace that caught the light of the hotel ballroom. “Can we have a song?” asked Bishop LaTrelle Easterling...

Pastor appears on Grammy-winning album

May 3, 2017

What inspires the inspiring? For Chance the Rapper, it’s the preaching of a United Methodist pastor in West Virginia.

Art installation links Christ with Syrian refugees

May 3, 2017

At Wesley Theological Seminary, they know that when significant art comes together with deep theology, God shows up.

Get Photo Ready

May 2, 2017

Lifetouch will be on site to take clergy photos for a directory.

UMs add their voices to Peoples Climate March

May 1, 2017

An estimated 200,000 people converged on Washington, D.C., April 29, for the Peoples Climate March. United Methodists added their voices to the march, which addressed the crisis of global warming, and protested what many see as policy changes by...