Top Story

Editor's Picks

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.
General Church
Bishops Scott Jones (right) and Kasap Owan (center) celebrate the closing worship at the Wesleyan Covenant Association’s global celebration Nov. 3 in Marietta, Ga. Photo by Kathy L. Gilbert, UMNS.

WCA plans new Methodist movement

The Wesleyan Covenant Association began working on a contingency plan for creating a new Methodist movement. The plan depends on decisions from the 2019 General Conference.
Connectional Table
The Connectional Table opens its Oct. 31-Nov. 2 meeting in Atlanta with Holy Communion. From left, the Rev. Mike Slaughter receives the sacrament from Bishop Christian Alsted, Connectional Table chair, and the Rev. Kennetha Bigham-Tsai, chief connectional ministries office. Photo by Emily Clemons, Connectional Table.

Leaders affirm move toward new U.S. structure

Connectional Table members are developing a two-step process they hope will help lead to a decision-making body that deals with exclusively U.S. issues.

Latest

View More

Sign up for our newsletter!

SUBSCRIBE

Commentaries

VIEW MORE

Categories