Ask The UMC
Ask The UMC: What Happened at General Conference?
Amid growing concerns for the denomination’s future, the 2016 General Conference authorized the formation of a commission to deal with church teachings on homosexuality and find ways to help the church stay together. The Commission on a Way Forward submitted proposals that were considered by the delegates at the 2019 special called General Conference.
Ask The UMC: When did Ash Wednesday begin and why do we celebrate it?
Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent, a time when many Christians prepare for Easter by observing a period of fasting, repentance, moderation and spiritual discipline.
Mission and Ministry
Ask the UMC: How many missionaries are there?
More than 350 United Methodist missionaries serve in more than 65 countries around the world.