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Mission and Ministry
(Clockwise, from top left) Lake Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo; the Rev. Stephen Handy leads a prayer vigil in Nashville, Tenn., for those lost to acts of racism; Jackson Chapel United Methodist Church in San Juan, Texas; volunteers from the United Methodist Committee on Relief distribute food to survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines. Photos by Mike DuBose, UM News.

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Bishops
United Methodist bishops process into the opening worship service for the 2019 special General Conference in St. Louis. The five U.S. jurisdictions have made public their episcopal supervision plans outlining where U.S. bishops will serve in this interim time before elections scheduled for next year. File photo by Mike DuBose, UM News.

US bishops take on expanded assignments

With 11 United Methodist bishops retiring or stepping into new roles ahead of next year’s elections, all five U.S. jurisdictions will see changes in episcopal supervision in the interim.
Mission and Ministry
The Old Rectory in Epworth, England was built in 1709 following the "Great Fire" and was the home of John and Charles Wesley along with their parents and siblings. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Ask the UMC: Where is John Wesley's birthplace?

John Wesley was born in a small town in northeast England. His family's home still stands there. FAQ includes video tour to Epworth, England, featuring key historic places and sites from John Wesley's life.