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Now that the school is United Methodist, students can take exams there rather than being forced to travel long distances.

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- Fifth grade students at West Muskingum Middle School are already looking ahead to their futures. The fifth graders attended a career fair at their school this morning. The career fair is a joint effort between West Muskingum and Robin McQuaid from the Mid-East Career and Technology Center. West Muskingum Middle School starts talking... Continue Reading

Friday, June 2 will be the last day of school for West Muskingum Elementary students. Reminder that there will be an early release at 1:30 p.m. Have a fun and safe summer!

In Montana's Flathead Valley, where some of the state's most liberal and conservative communities sit side by side, the national debate over refugees plays out on a small-town stage.

The Rev. Karen Oliveto, a married lesbian, was consecrated July 16 as a bishop of the United Methodist Church, after her election by the Western Jurisdiction.

The number of forcibly displaced people today is almost 66 million. Some 22 million of them are refugees, of which 54 percent come from Afghanistan, Somalia, and Syria. Eighty percent of forcibly displaced people are in Africa.

-- By Jackie Campbell--
The historic Mount Harmony United Methodist Church was severely damaged on Tuesday, April 4 when a fully loaded tractor-trailer hauling small-diameter steel rods crashed into the building. No one was hurt except the driver, who reportedly injured his hand
The church building, however, is a total loss, said the Rev. Kenneth Haines, pastor. "The entire load of several hundred one-inch steel rods…

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The people of The United Methodist Church are putting our faith in action by making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Reared in the Church of England, Francis Asbury converted to Methodism after a religious experience in 1763. He became an itinerant preacher in England, and eventually answered John Wesleyâs call to spread Methodism to the American colonies
Asburyâs time in America became turbulent during the American Revolution. Because John Wesley was against the war, many colonists suspected American Methodists of sympathizing with England. Although many Methodist…

Followers of Jesus have wrestled with the question, who is my neighbor?, since the time Jesus walked the Earth. Members of Meridian Street United Methodist Church are actively engaging in new ways to connect with their neighbors, locally and around the world. Meridian Street member, Sylvia Hill explains, "About a year ago our House Group talked about helping to support a family from Syria. There was…

Christian leaders from around Asia joined in celebrating the opening of a regional United Methodist Global Ministries office March 23, and welcoming the spir...

In the aftermath of the attack at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, here is what we know

John Wesley and Francis Asbury comic books share the adventures of spreading Methodism in America.

United Methodists among thousands in D.C. marching against resumption of construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, based in North Dakota, and other pipeline opponents have argued in federal court that the pipeline crosses sacred land, was approved by the government without adequate consultation, and would contaminate its water supply. Erik Alsgaard reports for United Methodist News Service.

Humberto Barralaga, detained for more than a month by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, has been released on $8,000 bond. The Rev. Gustavo Vasquez, Director of Hispanic/Latino Communications at United Methodist Communications, reports for United Methodist News Service.

It was on the third day of the chaos in Charlotte that I realized that what had gone up in flames on our streets was truth, or several...

By Rik Jamieson | Assistant PNW Conference Treasurer The Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced its changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) “white collar” overtime exemption rules. The…