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Bishop Bruce P. Blake. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Giving ‘til it heals

If he hadn’t mentioned it, no one would have noticed that Bishop Bruce Blake was wearing moccasins.
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Rev. Benjamin Boni (right) and Rev. R. Randy Day announce that the million-member Protestant Methodist Church of Cote d'Ivoire is joining the United Methodist Church during a press conference at the United Methodist Church's 2004 General Conference in Pittsburgh. Boni is leader of the Cote d'Ivoire delegation to General Conference. Day is top staff executive of the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries. A UMNS photo by Mike DuBose.

Cote d’Ivoire denomination joins United Methodist Church

The United Methodist Church today grew by about 1 million members.
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Sermon: ‘Resurrect Your Song’

This worship experience has found expression in words of songs. Yet deeper meaning is to be discovered in the New Testament reading, Paul’s letter to the Ephesians.
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Delegates approve document on Holy Communion

What do United Methodists want from Holy Communion?

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