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Bishop upholds UM Discipline

May 30, 2018

By Erik Alsgaard Bishop LaTrelle Easterling issued a ruling of law during the BWC’s clergy session Wednesday night, stating that two individuals the Board of Ordained Ministry had approved were not eligible for ordination and commissioning...

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Rehoboth UMC breaks ground on $4 million project

May 21, 2018

Rehoboth UMC in Williamsport broke ground on their long-awaited new church building. Our Erik Alsgaard was there.

United Methodist Women Leaders Join Poor People’s Campaign in D.C.

May 16, 2018

Two national United Methodist Women leaders were symbolically arrested in front of the U.S. Capitol on May 14 as part of the Poor People's Campaign.

Annual Conference 2018: There's an app for that

May 15, 2018

We have an app! For the attendees of Annual Conference, there is an event mobile app available on the Google Play and Apple App stores.

The Heart of Discipleship

May 15, 2018

EDITOR'S NOTE: Jim Gourley is a member of Nichols-Bethel UMC in Odenton, Md., and Sue McCann is a member of First UMC in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. They are both GBGM certified “Individual Volunteers In Mission (IVIM)." Over the past nine...

Error forces revote on failed amendment

May 14, 2018

Annual conference voters will be revoting on one of two constitutional amendments dealing with women’s equality because of an error in the language of the amendment.

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