Washington Area bishop meets with pope


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Bishops
During its Nov. 2-5 online meeting, the Council of Bishops approved “A Narrative for the Continuing United Methodist Church” outlining a vision for the church where all will have a home. Graphic by Laurens Glass, UM News.

Bishops offer framework for inclusive church

As the denomination edges toward some form of separation, bishops offer a narrative to describe their hopes for the continuing United Methodist Church.
Bishops
UM News is the official news gathering agency of the 13-million member United Methodist Church. Map courtesy of Pixabay; graphic by UM News.

Group seeks bishops' grace in church exits

As the Council of Bishops begins its fall online meeting, a group of United Methodists is urging the leaders to allow churches that so desire to depart with property.
Church History
The larger-than-life statue of Bishop Francis Asbury is located near the front of campus at United Methodist-affiliated Drew University in Madison, N.J. File photo by Kathleen Barry, UM News.

Bishop Asbury still shapes church today

Francis Asbury played a key role in developing what is now The United Methodist Church. Fresh discoveries about his life remain reasons to celebrate.