By Rev. Dr. J. C. Park, President of World Methodist Council Dear sisters and brothers in Christ! As I have come back home from the General Council of World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) which took place in Leipzig, Germany from June 29 to July 7 , 2017 , I would like to […]
Archive: August, 2017
On 18 July, Nelson Mandela would have been 99 years old. Across the world, people celebrated the iconic statesman’s birthday and legacy by volunteering 67 minutes (to honor the 67 years he spent fighting for social justice and democracy) of their time to heed his call to the next generation of leaders to pick […]
The World Methodist Council wishes to extend its condolences to the families and loved ones of individuals who have recently passed on to glory: Ms. Miriam Mwenya Tshibind died on June 22, 2017, in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo, after a short illness. Ms. Tshibind was the fiance of Bishop Kasap Owan Tshibang of The South Congo […]
from Methodist Message (Singapore) – July 2017 In every aspect of our lives, change is inevitable. The same can be said of missions. People will change and how we do things to achieve our missional objectives may change due to context and circumstances. But what never changes is the message of salvation, God’s faithfulness and […]
For more than five years now, GlobeTheoLib (http://www.globethics.net/web/gtl), the Global Digital Library on Theology and Ecumenism and a joint project of Globethics.net and the World Council of Churches, has been offering a steadily growing wealth of free online resources to theological students, scholars and researchers worldwide. The library currently holds over two million documents for […]
The World Methodist Council invites you to submit a proposal for event management services, as per the below-linked Scope of Work/Terms of Reference (TOR). The World Methodist Council, in partnership with the host church (Uniting Church in Sweden), is planning the organization of the 22nd World Methodist Conference in Gothenburg, Sweden, to take place from […]
Leprosy has a grim history in Myanmar. Many of the early missionaries gave sufferers what help they could, often gathering around them communities of affected families. Such was the case in Mandalay, where a group began to gather around the missionary’s house from 1892. By 1990, around 600 families affected by leprosy lived there. But the government decided Mandalay was not […]
Rev. Dr. Chris Walker has retired from his position as National Consultant on Christian Unity, Doctrine, and Worship for the Uniting Church in Australia.
This article originally appeared at The Fiji Times Online. By Reijeli Robanakadavu Saturday, July 08, 2017 TEARS flowed as 50 United Kingdom Fijian Methodist Fellowship mass choir members from Northern Ireland, Scotland and England sang at the Methodist Church of Great Britain Conference in Birmingham last Sunday. [Audio Recording – see June 25, 2017 Podcast entitled “Fijian […]
The Church of the Nazarene concluded their 2017 General Assembly on 30 June. See the highlights here.
Rev. Tikiko Namata Lesuma is the first Fijian person to be ordained an elder in The United Methodist Church (UMC) http://www.cnumc.org/news/8794101
WESLEY HOUSE, CAMBRIDGE Appointment of a Director of Research A Director of Research is sought for appointment by the Wesley House Trustee/Directors from 1 September 2018. Applications are invited from Methodist/ Wesleyan scholars who are research active in the field of Methodist theology. The successful applicant will: Recruit and supervise international and UK research students Develop and […]