News and Views


Bishop Stith reflects on the global church

July 21, 2016

At the 2016 General Conference in Portland, Ore., for the first time, United Methodists experienced a new reality – what it means to be a global church. Some people commented on the presence of spontaneity, passion, evangelistic fervor and...

NEJ delegates vow to fight racism in church, community

July 19, 2016

Delegates to the 2016 Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference, meeting in Lancaster on Thursday morning, pledged to work together as United Methodists to fight the scourge of racism.

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Bishop Easterling assigned to BWC

July 15, 2016

Bishop LaTrelle Easterling has been assigned as episcopal leader of the Baltimore-Washington Conference, effective Sept. 1. Easterling becomes the first female bishop in the 232-year history of the BWC.

Northeastern elects Easterling as bishop

July 15, 2016

With 119 votes, 18 more than she needed, LaTrelle Miller Easterling was elected as bishop by the Northeastern Jurisdiction on July 14.

Cynthia Moore-Koikoi elected bishop on 11th ballot

July 13, 2016

On the 11th ballot of the 2016 Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference, reported just before 9 p.m. on July 13, the Rev. Cynthia Moore-Koikoi was elected as a bishop in The United Methodist Church.

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Statement by College of Bishops of the Northeastern Jurisdiction

July 13, 2016

As we gather for this Jurisdictional Conference many persons have been confronted and consumed with the overwhelming reports of shootings and violence. Life taken! Trust broken! Anger and fear growing.

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