News and Views


Capitol Hill UMC pays tribute to local law enforcement

March 4, 2016

Pop sensation Adele wasn’t only at the Grammys. She also was well represented at a Capitol Hill police station.

Inventive ‘mompreneur’ puts faith into action

March 4, 2016

When self-described special needs “mompreneur” Isabella Yosuico gave birth to her son Isaac, who has Down syndrome, she could never have imagined where it would lead.

New York board welcomes gay clergy candidates

March 2, 2016

The New York Conference’s board of ordained ministry announced March 1 that it would not consider sexual orientation in evaluating a clergy candidate, even if that individual has a spouse of the same gender.

Eunice Jones Mathews, 101, remembered with love

March 1, 2016

Love. Reverence. Awe. It’s hard to think about the life story of Eunice Jones Mathews without feeling the compelling love of Christ shine through.

Center Honors Black Methodists’ History

February 18, 2016

A church is not a building, but a group of people coming together with shared values. Part of the rich story of Methodism includes African Americans who chose to stay with the denomination despite being sometimes excluded or treated unfairly...

BWC giving reaches 91.7%; 15-year high

February 17, 2016

“91.66 percent!” The Council on Finance and Administration meeting are usually serious times of reporting and reflection. However, in the recent meeting on apportionment giving in 2015, the numbers danced. They literally twirled in the PowerPoint...