Washington, D.C. – As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., United Methodists will unite with members of the National Council of Churches in Washington, D.C., April 3-5, for the Truth and Racial Justice Initiative. The events begin with a briefing on alleviating racism and… Continue Reading→
For Immediate Release March 14, 2018 Washington D.C. – The 32-member Commission on a Way Forward will meet in Los Angeles on March 19-22… Continue Reading→
As we honor St. Patrick on March 17 and approach the first day of spring, let us look and see God in all of creation.
UMCOR Sunday is March 11. Funds given for this special Sunday are directed to the United Methodist Committee on Relief to assist in both natural and man-made disasters.
For immediate release – February 28, 2018 Dallas – What is the Christ’s way forward for doing mission and ministry in the worldwide United Methodist Church? That is the question bishops pondered during their February meeting in Dallas this week as they received an updated report from the Commission on a Way Forward. In the… Continue Reading→
As we continue through our Lenten journey, may we clearly see the message of the cross as the outstretched arms of God, reaching for us in love.
For Immediate Release: Monday, February 26, 2018 Let’s be open to Christ changing our minds, Bishop Ough tells fellow bishops Dallas – Council of Bishops President Bishop Bruce Ough has urged his fellow bishops to be open to Christ changing their minds as they counter disagreements and to be prepared to lead The United Methodist… Continue Reading→
Dear United Methodist friends, In these early days of Lent, we grieve with the people of Parkland, Florida. We give thanks for courageous, faithful, thoughtful leadership of pastors and of laity. As we seek to find and offer comfort, God is with us. I hope you will read and ponder prayerfully this excellent message from… Continue Reading→
In the second week of Lent, Bishop Ward recounts the admonition from Jesus to deny ourselves and take up the cross. She highlights ways we practice self-denial.