The United Methodist Church is taking to the streets of nine major U.S. cities to offer the gift of hospitality this Christmas with a warm invitation and a hot cup of cocoa. Street teams dressed in red will be dispensing warm beverages and helping people find to get plugged in to a local church in their area. Click here to read the press release.
UMC Offers Gift of Hospitality With Warm Welcome
Scholarship Addresses Economic Challenges Facing Pastoral Leaders
The Office of Loans and Scholarships at the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) announced the creation of The Excellence in Clergy Leadership Scholarship that launches Jan. 3, 2017, for students enrolled in United Methodist seminaries. Click here for more information.
UMW Sets Assembly Theme for 2018
The 2018 Assembly of United Methodist Women will mark both the official celebration of the organization's 150th anniversary and a return to the location of the first Assembly - Columbus, Ohio - in 1942. The theme of the May 18-20, 2018 event is "The Power of Bold." Read press release here.
What John Wesley Teaches About Church Unity
John Wesley throughout his life argued against the Methodist movement completely separating from the Church of England. However, when it comes to Wesley and church unity, Wesleyan scholars say the example he set is complicated. Read story here.
Wesley's Sermons Published in Spanish
Two compilations of John Wesley's sermons translated into Spanish have been published by the United Methodist Board of Higher Education and Ministry. Read press release here.