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UMC General Conference 2020 postponed

The Executive Committee of the Commission on the General Conference today announced that the General Conference will be postponed and will not occur May 5-15, 2020 as planned.

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Must Jesus Bear The Cross Alone?

Council of Bishops President Bishop Ken Carter remembers the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a season of violence and racism.

Frequently Asked Questions about the United Methodist Mediation Team

How was the group which produced the Protocol formed?  In the summer of 2019, Bishop John Yambasu (Sierra Leone Episcopal Area) invited five persons from three constituencies within The United Methodist Church – traditionalists, centrist, and ...

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Bishops offer scholarships for 2019 UMEIT-USA and NWCU events

The Council of Bishops is offering partial scholarships for young adults (age 21-35) to attend the 2019 United Methodist Ecumenical and Interreligious Training (UMEIT:USA) and the National Workshop on Christian Unity (NWCU) next spring.