Church continues grappling with GC2019 vote
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UM News) —The decision of the 2019 General Conference continues to be met with both resistance and reinforcement. Kathy L. Gilbert reports.
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Retiree finds bliss in mission work
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — At 70, Randie Clawson took her first overseas trip and found a mission — helping refugees. After her first trip to Sierra Leone with United Methodist Women, Clawson has gone on to serve in Bethlehem, Jordan, Virginia and Texas. Diane Brown has the story.
United Methodist Communications
Bishop Leeland talks about changing paths
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UMC.org) — Bishop Paul Leeland of the Western North Carolina Conference talks about how he sensed during prayer that working as a pastoral counselor was not the right place for him. Soon after, he tells the Rev. Joe Iovino, he would begin leading his first congregation.
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EarthKeepers train to care for the environment
MINNEAPOLIS — Some 30 United Methodists have been commissioned as EarthKeepers after a three-day training session where they learned to be keenly aware of the ecological challenges in our world today. Christa Meland has the story.
National Council of Churches
Ecumenical group urges diplomacy with Iran
WASHINGTON — President Trump should avoid war with Iran by making a good faith effort to pursue diplomacy and negotiations, said the National Council of Churches in a statement. The United Methodist Church is a member of the council.
Addendum to Book of Discipline available
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The United Methodist Publishing House has published an addendum to the 2016 Book of Discipline containing the changes resulting from the 2019 special session of the General Conference.
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After the cyclone, faith abides
Church responds to the opioid crisis
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