This story originally appeared on April 29, 2015 at thinkprogress.org By Erica Hellerstein “Everybody knows I’m the preacher on the block,” Rev. Michael Parker chuckled, sitting in a rickety chair in the downstairs of Ames Methodist Church in Baltimore, his clerical collar peeking out of the front of a yellow Hollister sweatshirt. The 31-year-old Reverend, now […]
Nazarene Compassionate Ministries and Stop Hunger Now recently partnered to bring much-need relief to the people of Nepal in the form of pre-packed meals. View the video clip on YouTube.
During the month of May there is so much to celebrate: Workers Day, Pentecost and Aldersgate, but we cannot allow the morally indefensible Afro-xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the tragic loss of life of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe, the relative peaceful election in Africa’s largest democracy, the first anniversary of […]
Bishop Ivan Abrahams visited Korea earlier this month to participate in the 130th anniversary celebration of Methodist Missions in Korea and to preach at the Easter service at the Namsan Methodist Church near Seoul. While in Korea, Bishop Abrahams also participated as a panelist at the International Seminar on Peace and Reconciliation.
WesleyMen (World Fellowship of Methodist and Uniting Church Men) have more stories to share about our Methodist family active in the movement to end world hunger. In April, we shared (via our website) about a couple of congregations working to end hunger. In our article series, The Movement, you can read about a new church […]
The Eurasian UMC Youth Forum met this year near St. Petersburg, Russia. The youth took seriously the theme “You are the light of the world!” as they praised God, grew in their faith, and explored different ways of worship. Bishop Eduard Khegay participated as a presenter and had this to say about the young people […]
A four-day meeting of the Methodist Church Consultative Council of the Pacific (MCCP) was officially opened by the Head of State, His Highness Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi. Read the full story at www.samoaobserver.ws.
In early April northern Chile was affected by widespread flooding which left 25 dead, 100 missing and more than 3,000 displaced as their homes were destroyed by the powerful waters. The Methodist Church of Chile was there to help families in the face of these natural disasters and continues to be a resource in the communities […]
In April, representatives from five continents gathered in Cambridge to help Wesley House think strategically about its global future. Hopes were expressed for the future of Wesley House within the global Methodist family as: a visible centre for the intellectual life of the church a gathering place for scholars, students from around the world and addressing […]