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Bishop Kenneth H. Carter answers questions during a press conference about the United Methodist Church's Way Forward plan to address how the denomination ministers with LGBTQ individuals at the conclusion of the church's Council of Bishops meeting in Chicago in May 2018. File photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.
File photo by Mike DuBose

Seeing a Way Forward: Bishop Carter

The president of the Council of Bishops shares some of the questions he’s been hearing about the special called General Conference taking place in February, 2019.

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Mission and Ministry
A satellite image shows smoke pouring from a wildfire that broke out in the early morning hours of Nov. 8, just outside Paradise, Ca. The Camp Fire, named for its proximity to Camp Creek Road in Feather River Canyon, has overtaken and nearly burned out the town of 30,000 residents located in northern California. NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey.

Churches coping with California fires

California Methodists hit by wildfires can expect the full support of the local and national United Methodist Church.
Human Rights
Former President Jimmy Carter welcomes delegates to the Roundtable for Peace on the Korean Peninsula at The Carter Center in Atlanta. The event, which builds upon a growing momentum for peace in Korea, is hosted by the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Carter commends peace efforts for Korea

Former U.S. president addresses Methodists, Korean Christians and ecumenical representatives at a roundtable for peace on the Korean Peninsula.
Social Concerns
Immigrants who have just been released from a U.S. Border Patrol detention facility wait at the bus station in McAllen, Texas, in this photo from Aug. 1. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Bishops: Don't villainize migrants

In a statement, United Methodist bishops as well as Methodist colleagues in Mexico and El Salvador called on their churches and governments to do more to welcome the caravans of people seeking refuge.

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