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Bishops authorize preparation of legislation on full communion with Episcopal Church

RELEASED FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2018 ST. SIMON’S ISLAND, GA - The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church has authorized the preparation of legislation to deal with the full communion proposal between The United Methodist Church and The Episcopal Church. The bishops took the ...

Philippines Central Conference Bishops call for unity in The United Methodist Church

RELEASED FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2018 The United Methodist Church Philippines Central Conference College of Bishops   In Jesus Christ, We Are One Church (A pastoral letter to United Methodists in the Philippines)   “I, therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the ...

Bishop Carter calls on fellow Bishops to trust in God to lead UMC

Bishop Carter calls on fellow Bishops to trust in God to lead UMC St. Simon Island, GA – Council of Bishops President Bishop Ken Carter this morning urged fellow bishops to call upon God to help The United Methodist Church to move forward during this time when the church finds itself in ...

Ebony Bishops’ Statement to the COB and United Methodists on the Resurgence of Racism in the US

Ebony Bishops’ Statement to the COB and United Methodists on the Resurgence of Racism in the US

Ebony Bishops’ Statement to the Council of Bishops and the People Called United Methodists on the Resurgence of Racism in the United States Adopted by Council of Bishops on November 6, 2018   “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me,             because he has anointed me             to bring ...

The Council of Bishops ends November 2018 meeting by taking action on several items

The Council of Bishops ends November 2018 meeting by taking action on several items

For Immediate Release Wednesday, November 07, 2018   ST. SIMON’S ISLAND, GA. - The Council of Bishops ended its November 2018 meeting by taking the following actions among other decisions: Released a Narrative of Our Leadership, describing the work that bishops have done since 2016 and ...

Message at HIV/AIDS event: 'Say the words'

Message at HIV/AIDS event: 'Say the words'

“Breaking Barriers,” held Oct. 25-27 at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, gathered 140 people representing a spectrum of the population, including people of faith, health care professionals and advocates, community leaders, volunteers and people living with HIV, to discuss strategies for...

Statement from the Council of Bishops regarding the Judicial Council Decision

Statement from the Council of Bishops regarding the Judicial Council Decision

Statement from the Council of Bishops regarding the Judicial Council Decision In service to the delegates of the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference, the Council of Bishops asked for a declaratory decision of the Judicial Council regarding the constitutionality of the three ...

Cynthia Howard Named GBHEM’s Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

Cynthia Howard Named GBHEM’s Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM), the leadership development agency of The United Methodist Church, has named Cynthia Howard as executive director of marketing and communications in the Office of Strategic Leadership.   “Cynthia brings a wealth of experience and a...

Garver to serve as Disaster Response Coordinator

Garver to serve as Disaster Response Coordinator

Bishop Julius C. Trimble, along with the Indiana Conference staff, is pleased to announce that the Rev. Cynthia Garver will serve as the Disaster Response Coordinator effective Monday, October 29, 2018.  Ordained a Deacon in 2006, Garver has served in both extension and local church ...

Methodist educational leaders affirm church unity and establish Africa Senate

NASHVILLE, Tenn., October 26, 2018 – Methodist educational leaders and members of the African Association of Methodist Institutions of Higher Education (AAMIHE) and the African Association of United Methodist Theological Institutions (AAUMTI) are gathered in Johannesburg, South Africa ...

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