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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Council of Bishops to call for...

Nov 3, 2016 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2016 Council of Bishops to call for 2019 General Conference Sets forth actions to involve the whole church in prayer and conversation St. Simons Island, Ga.:...

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Judicial Council looks at cler...

Nov 1, 2016 by

By Linda Bloom Oct. 30, 2016 | LISLE, Ill. (UMNS) How penalties imposed by trial courts were handled in two cases involving clergy was the subject of separate oral hearings Oct. 25 before the United...

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Bishops name commission member...

Oct 25, 2016 by

Heather Hahn Oct. 24, 2016 | UMNS The Council of Bishops has announced the 32 United Methodists who will serve on the commission charged with bridging the denomination’s deep divisions on...

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Update on Commission on a Way ...

Sep 1, 2016 by

Overwhelming response delays appointments Washington, D.C.: The Council of Bishops’ Executive Committee says that an overwhelming number of nominations for the Commission on a Way Forward has...

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