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Bishops offer scholarships for UMEIT: USA 2020

The Council of Bishops is offering scholarships to first-time attenders to participate in the National Workshop on Christian Unity and UMEIT: USA.

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Ebony Bishops Demand a Voice in Discussions on UMC Future

The Ebony Bishops of The United Methodists Church (African-American bishops serving in the United States) have called on the denomination to include African-American clergy and laity in the ongoing discussions on the future of the church, as they ...

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Retired Bishop Kenneth W. Hicks dies at 96

Bishop Kenneth W. Hicks, retired United Methodist Bishop, passed away today June 19, 2019 at age 96. “We give thanks for the long and faithful life of Bishop Kenneth W. Hicks, who was an instrument of God in sharing the gospel of peace in his own ...

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Meet Bishop James Swanson: Get Your Spirit in Shape

  Video by United Methodist Communications In this conversation, Bishop Swanson shares how his home church shaped him, the importance of “glory sightings” and the spiritual reason he carries a rock in his toiletry bag. View on YouTube  |  Apple ...

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Meet Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi: Get Your Spirit in Shape

Photo via Western Pennsylvania Conference, The United Methodist Church | Video by United Methodist Communications A pastor’s kid and former school psychologist, this United Methodist bishop encourages us to see beyond barriers and embrace ...

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Meet Bishop Eduard Khegay: Get Your Spirit in Shape

Video by United Methodist Communications Growing up in the Soviet Union, he was skeptical of the Christian faith. When friends invited him to church events, he found joy and purpose in Jesus. Meet Bishop Eduard Khegay. View on YouTube  |  iTunes ...

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Meet Bishop Harald Rückert: Get Your Spirit in Shape

Bishop Rückert photo by Volker Kiemle, Communications, Germany United Methodist Church / Video by United Methodist Communications In this podcast episode, we meet the bishop of the Germany Central Conference. We learn that he once studied food ...

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Meet Bishop Hee-Soo Jung: Get Your Spirit in Shape

Video by United Methodist Communications | Photo of Bishop Jung by Photo by Jennifer Silver. Converting to Christianity at 16 began Bishop Hee-Soo Jung on a lifelong journey of building bridges between faith and culture, and among people of ...

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Meet Bishop Kenneth Carter: Get Your Spirit in Shape

Video by United Methodist Communications | Photo courtesy Council of Bishops In this conversation the president of the United Methodist Council of Bishops and resident bishop of Florida, shares about his early life of faith, his love of baseball, ...

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Meet Bishop Lawson Bryan: Get Your Spirit in Shape

Video by United Methodist Communications In this podcast episode, the bishop of the South Georgia Conference discusses his early life in church, the question that called him from science to ministry, and how he keeps his spirit in shape today. ...

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Meet Bishop Leonard Fairley: Get Your Spirit in Shape

Video by United Methodist Communications | Photo by Kumolu Studios, used with permission. From the roots of his “vision tree,” young Leonard Fairley wrote and thought about how life could be different. Today the United Methodist bishop shares how ...