Ecumenical: Partnerships

The Council of Bishops has the following partnerships:

  1. Wesleyan – The World Methodist Council, the Methodist Ecumenical Office in Rome, the European Methodist Council, the Pan-Methodist Commission, etc.
  2. Ecumenical – The World Council of Churches, the Ecumenical Institute at the Chateau de Bossey, the Global Christian Forum, the Wesleyan Holiness Connection, the World Evangelical Alliance, Churches Uniting in Christ, Christian Churches Together in the USA, the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA, The Conference of European Churches, the Christian Conference of Asia, the All-Africa Conference of Churches, and several regionally-based organizations.
  3. Interreligious – Religions for Peace (International and Regional expressions), the Parliament of the World’s Religions, etc.


Training in Interreligious Relations offered for Young Adults - updated

The World Methodist Council is partnering with other organizations in offering training for Young Adults on Interreligious Relations that started in Asia and is now expanding globally. This year’s Young Adult Training for Religions Amity (YATRA) will...

Churches to mark 400th Anniversary of arrival of enslaved Africans in Virginia

On October 2-4, 2019, leaders from all of the major Christian traditions will gather in Montgomery, Alabama, to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of enslaved African peoples to Jamestown, Virginia (USA). The commemoration is part of ...

List of UMC partnerships

The following lists contain the names of other Christian faith communions with which The United Methodist Church has formal, ecumenical relationships approved by the General Conference. It is appropriate for bishops and annual conferences to engage ...