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Bishops Urge Compassion, Prayer for Border Crisis
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Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church 100 Maryland Ave. NE Washington, D.C. 20002 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 17, 2014 Bishops Urge Compassion, Prayer for Border Crisis Washington, D.C.:  In response to the rise in unaccompanied migrant children crossing the U.S. border...

Mega-church in Korea builds on Methodist legacy
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By Melissa Lauber One of the advantages of global partnerships is the opportunity to see God at work in churches around the world. Sansung Korean Methodist Church, one of the fastest growing churches in Korea, recently offered insights into its faith journey to 21 leaders from the...

Korea, U.S., remain united in tragedy and triumph
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By Melissa Lauber Clothed in white gloves and a solemn air, Bishop Marcus Matthews marched next to a military guard through the Korean National Cemetery, leading a contingent of leaders from the Baltimore-Washington Conference, who marched behind him. Offering a silent prayer, he added...

BWC renews covenant with Korean conference
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By Melissa Lauber DAEJEON, South Korea - One hundred and thirty years ago, the Rev. John Goucher, pastor of what is now Lovely Lane UMC in Baltimore, had a vision of taking Christ to the people of Korea. On July 15, 2014, 22 of his spiritual descendants from the Baltimore-Washington Conference...

Bishop McLee to take leave of absence (2)
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Bishop Martin McLee of the New York Episcopal Area will take a leave of absence for a time of healing and restoration, for a period of up to six months. The Executive Committee of the Council of Bishops approved the request from Bishop McLee, retroactive to July 1, completing the sequence of...

Jane Grays begins ministry as a Deaconess (2)
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by Linda Worthington UMConnection Staff It may have been a path she was taking most of her life, but only now realized. Jane Grays was consecrated as a Deaconess by The United Methodist Church during the closing plenary worship of the United Methodist Women’s Assembly in...