Leadership

Local Church
Martha “Granny” Mudzengerere shows off her new book, “Old Time Religion,” which includes spiritual guidance and history about The United Methodist Church in Zimbabwe. It is the 104-year-old’s first book. Photo by Kudzai Chingwe, UM News.

United Methodist pens first book at 104 years old

“Granny” Mudzengerere, one of the founding members of Zimbabwe’s women’s organization, shares advice, worship traditions and lessons from the past in ‘Old Time Religion.’
Social Concerns
Teenager Melody Rudairo Nyamadzi, a junior Parliament representative and a member of the United Methodist Youth Fellowship, urges children to let their voices be heard during a special service led by the children’s ministry at St. Dorcas United Methodist Church in Harare, Zimbabwe. Photo by the Rev. Taurai Emmanuel Maforo, UM News.

Young United Methodist advocates for abused children

Junior parliamentarian urges Zimbabwe church to listen to children and advocate for their protection.
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.
Annual Conferences

Primera pastora chilena superintendente en la IMU

La Conferencia Anual del Norte de Illinois de la Iglesia Metodista Unida (IMU) se une a la lista de las conferencias de los Estados Unidos, que han nombrado a una hispana-latina como superintendenta de distrito.

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