As soon as the king saw Queen Esther standing in the court, she won his favor and he held out to her the golden scepter that was in his hand. Then Esther approached and touched the top of the scept…
Top court affirms Schaefer’s reinstatement as clergy
United Methodist Judicial Council says committee on appeals made no errors in its decision to restore Pennsylvania pastor’s credentials.
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New England Conference: UMW 150th Birthday Celebration Livestream
Join the United Methodist Women for a birthday celebration of 150 years – and counting! The celebration will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Boston University School of Theology. Watch the day's events via livestream below beginning at 9 a.m. Livestreaming is provided by a grant from the United Methodist Foundation of New England. Follow #umw150Boston on social media. The celebration is hosted by the New England Conference UMW, the Conference Commission on Archives & History and BU. Get more event details
Millennials in London drawn to 'smells and bells': 'Church shouldn't pretend to be your nightclub'
From The Times of London: Almost everything about services at St Bartholomew the Great church is old-fashioned. Purple-robed choristers process through clouds of pungent incense. The priest, the Rev Marcus Walker, brandishes an ornate golden King James Bible above his head before reading from the 1611 text. The
How Jehovah’s Witnesses and Shunning Contributed to a Triple Murder-Suicide
The practice of turning former believers into outcasts is just cruel.
How to support the military on Veterans Day and beyond
Let military members and their families know that they are not only appreciated but also needed in the body of Christ. Here are several ways to make sure they are...
An open table: How United Methodists understand communion
The sacrament is such a common part of our worship that its uncommon richness can get lost. Learn more about The Lord's Supper.
What alcoholics can teach churches
Daybreak Fellowship blends language of addiction recovery with Christian worship
NGUMC: Show Your Work: 2017 Annual Conference Report
In the church there is no "them." There is only "us." —Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson The 2017 North Georgia Annual Conference session was held June 13-15 at The Classic Center in Athens, Ga. With a theme of "Show Your Work: Worship That Inspires Action,” the session focused on worship preparation and innovation. Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson presided, marking her first Annual Conference as resident bishop in North Georgia It was a historic session in North Georgia, as Bishop Haupert-Johnson is the first woman to serve as episcopal leader in the conference. As she called the first session to order, the presider’s table was entirely staffed with women for the first time, including Conference Secretary Donn Ann Weber and…