Dear Friends, I appeal to you to remember the many people affected by the devastating land- and mudslides in DR Congo and Sierra-Leone, and the flooding brought by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. It was exactly a year ago that the World Methodist Conference was held in Houston, Texas. During the past month, we witnessed terrorist […]
Evangelical Methodist Church of Argentina Statement on 500 years of the Protestant Evangelical Reformation
The XXV General Assembly of the Evangelical Methodist Church of Argentina issued this public statement following the anniversary of 500 years of the Protestant Evangelical Reformation.
New EuNC Online Learning reaches students across Eurasia
Elena Shestakova was taking an online class through European Nazarene College (EuNC) when her pregnancy was stricken with complications. Doctors confined her to a hospital bed for several weeks to protect the health of both her and her child. Fortunately for Shestakova, her class was offered online. This allowed her to remain home when the health crisis […]
In Memorium – Mr. Walter C. Jeffers
Mr. Walter C. Jeffers, World Methodist Council member and Lay President of the Philadelphia Conference Lay Organization for the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME Church), died unexpectedly last month. Born to Howard Jeffers, Jr. and Marie Ramsey in 1984 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he was educated in the Philadelphia Public School System. Walter obtained an Associate’s degree […]
Evangelical Methodist Church of Argentina Elects New Bishop
Pastor Américo Jara Reyes has been elected the new Bishop of the Evangelical Methodist Church of Argentina at its recent General Assembly on the 19th of August.
Church of the Nazarene Establishes over 100 Churches in DR Congo
Jacques Balibanga recalls the dire situation when the Church of the Nazarene first entered the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). “In 1990, there were many conflicts in the eastern DRC. Many people ran from the violence in their villages and came to stay here in Goma. There was a big number of kids without […]
Deaf Ministry Moves Toward Empowerment
By Sam Hodges Aug. 3, 2017 | WAXAHACHIE, Texas (UMNS) This week, Michelle Martin is beginning to realize her dream of becoming a recognized leader in The United Methodist Church.She’s joined some 20 other Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing people in taking a 10-hour, basic class toward certified lay servant status. Before, obstacles — such as a lack of interpreters — always emerged. […]