Louisiana United Methodists join in prayer after shooting

Sign up for our newsletter!

SUBSCRIBE

Latest News

Mission and Ministry
Finda Quiwa (third from left), a United Methodist missionary, joins members of Finda Quiwa House at the May 2 Young Women's Gathering in Yonibana, Sierra Leone. Photo by Phileas Jusu, UM News.

Young women's program revived in Sierra Leone

Six years after shutting down in Sierra Leone, the Young Women’s Network is active again thanks to a donation by Discipleship Ministries.
Violence
Parishioners gather outside Mango Brown United Methodist Church in the Pa Loko community near Freetown, Sierra Leone, in February 2018. Three members of the church were injured Sunday in a violent attack on their nearby home. File photo by LaDonna Weiler, Faith Church.

Caretaker, family attacked on church property

Three United Methodists were badly injured when a mob attacked them and demanded they vacate a 533-acre plot owned by the Sierra Leone Conference of The United Methodist Church.
Social Concerns
Local activists, religious leaders, and family members gather on the steps of the Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Paul, Minn., in support of Nelson Pinos, who has been living in sanctuary at First and Summerfield United Methodist Church in New Haven, Conn. Photo by Mary Elizabeth Smith.

Church awaits decision on sanctuary guest appeal

After hearing, Connecticut United Methodists are praying that federal court will reopen immigration case of Nelson Pinos.