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Evangelism
The Rev. Cecelia Marpleh, district superintendent for the Liberia Conference, presents a motorbike to Pastor William Kulah for his travels to Gbanjuloma United Methodist Church each week. With the motorbike, it takes him five hours to get to his assigned church. Photo be E Julu Swen, UMNS.

Bicycles, motorbikes help spread gospel in Liberia

Local pastors continue to benefit from church’s Bikes and Bibles ministry as they travel long distances to lead worship, evangelize.
Church Leadership
A woman writes on a chalkboard during training provided for the wives of theology students at Kindu United Methodist University in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The seminary students are often accompanied by their spouses, and classes in literacy, cooking and sewing support the women in their future role as pastors’ wives. Photo by Judith Osongo Yanga, UMNS.

Training transforms lives in Congo

While their husbands study theology, women learn vocational skills that improve self-esteem and benefit families.
Multicultural Ministry

Facing the Future 2018 envisions multicultural church

As the number of pastors serving congregations who don’t look like them grows, conference aims to equip both clergy and congregants to overcome cultural obstacles.
United Methodist Women
Dawn Wiggins Hare, top executive of the United Methodist General Commission on the Status and Role of Women speaks at a May 9 orientation for women delegates at the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. 2016 file photo by Paul Jeffrey, UMNS

Women grieve amendment failures, vow to work harder

United Methodists react to failure of two amendments aimed at equality for women.

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