Church court deals with General Conference delay
Three United Methodist annual conferences, including one in Africa, have asked the denomination’s highest court to rule on the ramifications of General Conference’s third postponement since the onset of COVID. The Judicial Council also faces more questions about church disaffiliations.
Mission and Ministry
Lack of birth certificate challenges children in rural areas
Representatives of five United Methodist-related primary and secondary schools reported an average 44% of students don’t have birth certificates.
Theology and Education
Scholarships help students change Africa
Two-thirds of the students at Africa University receive financial aid or scholarships, according to Jim Salley, president and CEO of Africa University (Tennessee) Inc.