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General Church
Bishop Michael McKee speaks during the United Methodist Council of Bishops meeting in Lake Junaluska, N.C., where the bishops learned that, at the current rate of giving, the bishops will run out of funds in 2024. McKee is president of the denomination’s General Council on Finance and Administration. With him at the podium is Bishop Minerva Carcaño. Photo by Sam Hodges, UM News.

Bishops warned their funding imperiled

Church financial leaders sounded the alarm that if current trends persist, the Episcopal Fund will run out of money in five years.
General Church
The Rev. Yuyuba B. Yoila, Southern Nigeria Conference administrative assistant to Bishop John Wesley Yohanna, speaks about apportionment giving during a special called session of the Nigeria Episcopal Area in Jalingo, Nigeria. Photo by Sharon Adamu Bambuka, UM News.

Nigerian church puts focus on apportionments

The Nigeria Episcopal Area maps out ways to pay its nearly $75,000 in apportionments for 2020, including training and a special Apportionment Giving Sunday.
Evangelism
Two young women from Mozambique showcase their traditional attire during the Africa Youth and Young Adult Network gathering in Nairobi, Kenya. Young United Methodists from across the African continent gathered at the Desmond Tutu Conference Centre under the theme “Arise and Shine.” Photo by Gad Maiga, UM News.

Young United Methodists connect in Kenya

Africa Central Conference youth and young adults gather to look for ways to shine in leadership roles in the church and their communities.