How to contribute to the relief effort for the Philippines

The United Methodist Committee on Relief is mobilized in the Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, one of the biggest storms ever recorded. Be part of the relief effort.Please share this in your services tomorrow.

Support UMCOR’s relief and recovery work in the Philippines by contributing toInternational Disaster Response, Advance #982450.

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The Rev. Michael Kurtz. Photo courtesy of the Western North Carolina Conference.

Loss always comes with separation, divorce

North Carolina pastor prays that separating parties in The United Methodist Church can find renewal and peace in division.
The Rev. Jay Williams. Photo by Robert Louis Kelsey.

Seeking future liberation from past oppression

Conflict in United Methodist Church is about so much more than homosexuality, writes a gay African American pastor.
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The Rev. Steve West is pastor of First United Methodist Church of Arab, Alabama. Photo courtesy of the Rev. Steve West.

Why I’m not leaving The United Methodist Church

An orthodox pastor shares eight reasons why he intends to remain in the denomination even if a separation occurs.