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Nigeria Area Bishop John Wesley Yohanna (center front) addresses the press during the groundbreaking ceremony for a new United Methodist radio station in Jalingo, Nigeria. Grace Radio will be the first faith-based station in the Northeast region. Photo by the Rev. Ande I. Emmanuel, UM News.

Groundbreaking first step for Nigerian church radio

A groundbreaking ceremony is the first step in bringing Grace Radio to Taraba State. The project is an initiative of the church in Nigeria in partnership with United Methodist Communications.
Theology and Education
A view of the Gault Fine Arts Center on the campus of Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tenn. Martin Methodist College officials have signed a letter of intent to be acquired by the University of Tennessee System. Photo courtesy of Martin Methodist College.

Martin Methodist in talks to join UT system

Although there are several hurdles to clear, the University of Tennessee System and United Methodist-related Martin Methodist College are moving toward joining forces.
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The University of Indianapolis, a United Methodist-related school, is reopening for fall term, but with mask-wearing and a range of other safety protocols in place as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Photo by Luke Cooley, University of Indianapolis.

Colleges, seminaries reopen amid COVID-19

Fall term features mask-wearing and many other adjustments at United Methodist-related schools.
Theology and Education
The word shalom is Hebrew for peace and describes harmony between humanity and all of God's good creation. Photo by RÜŞTÜ BOZKUŞ, courtesy of Pixabay.

Ask The UMC: What does ‘peace’ mean in the Bible?

The Hebrew word “shalom” is translated as “peace.” In the Bible, shalom does not mean feeling calm or without conflict, but rather it is the result of right relationships with God, one another and creation, writes Ask The UMC, a ministry of United Methodist Communications.

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