By United Methodist News Service correspondents March 19, 2019 | CHIMANIMANI-CHIPINGE, Zimbabwe (UMNS) Cyclone Idai left a path of destruction in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, killing at least 180 people and damaging United Methodist schools, churches, hospitals and homes. The cyclone made...
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Bishop LaTrelle Miller Easterling today called for prayers for the people of Mozambique and Zimbabwe following a devastating cyclone.
Anyone can have a gambling problem and it is often clergy or lay ministers who are on the "front line" of dealing with the problems. Erik Alsgaard looks at how special training is available to help.
Then I saw “a new heaven and a new earth,” for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea. I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride beautifully dressed for her...
Journeys together are wonderful ways to build community and learn more about who we are in light of the diversity that is incumbent in community. Since 2006, I have had the privilege of leading groups of scholars from Wesley Theological Seminary and St. Mary’s Seminary and University in...
The Baltimore-Washington Conference is the most diverse conference in United Methodism, in terms of race, gender, age, geography, and theology.
After countless years and prayers, the Beacon Center at Emory UMC in Washington, D.C., opened March 13 with speeches, dignitaries, a ribbon cutting, hugs and tears. Erik Alsgaard has the story.
Plans are underway for a July 1 start to pilot an innovative model for Campus Ministry. In place of a single, full-time campus minister, a three- to four-person ‘Ministry Hub’ of young adult interns will provide ministry leadership. Read more.
Local reaction to the 2019 Special Session of General Conference was mixed as many people called to "hold steady," awaiting Judicial Council rulings on what was adopted. Heather Hahn and Erik Alsgaard have the story.
The impact and implications of decisions made at the recent General Conference were explored in a live-streamed forum led by Bishop LaTrelle Easterling March 2. Melissa Lauber has the story.