2 Churches in the MS Annual Co...

Feb 7, 2017 by

Statement by Bishop James E. Swanson 2/6/2017 Dear Mississippi Conference, I send you holy greetings during this season of Epiphany. It is with a heavy heart I announce to you that it has come to my...

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Commission Update

Jan 27, 2017 by

By Patricia Miller, Executive Director of The Confessing Movement I think the first meeting of the bishops’ Commission On A Way Forward went very well.  The 3 bishop moderators had given great...

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Way Forward commissioners shar...

Jan 24, 2017 by

Jan. 19, 2017 | UMNS They are praying for the Holy Spirit’s guidance and trusting in their common Wesleyan heritage to help find “A Way Forward” for The United Methodist Church.The Commission on a...

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Judicial Council April 2017 Me...

Jan 13, 2017 by

The Judicial Council meeting this April will address some very important challenges to church law including the recent election of Rev. Karen Oliveto, a lesbian in a same sex marriage, and...

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Remembering Thomas C. Oden (19...

Dec 9, 2016 by

Dr. Tom Oden was one of the founders of The Confessing Movement.  He loved The United Methodist Church, was the most brilliant theologian and a gentle and kind spirit.  If you would like to honor...

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How to Minister to Veterans

Nov 11, 2016 by

Dear Friends,   Today, November 11, 2016, is Veterans Day.  I believe that veterans have been greatly neglected by the Government, the Church, and by society in general.   A silent killer is on the...

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