Dear Friends, On behalf of the Staff and Officers of the World Methodist Council, I wish you a happy and blessed New Year! In many cities around the world, we welcomed 2018 with fireworks or other rituals in rip-roaring style. A new year presents us with new challenges and fresh opportunities for a more meaningful […]
By Julu Swen Jan. 3, 2018 | MONROVIA, Liberia (UMNS) Liberia Area Bishop Samuel J. Quire Jr. is calling on all Liberians, especially United Methodists, to support President-elect George Manneh Weah.Weah, a United Methodist and former soccer star, is expected to be sworn in Jan. 22, taking over power from President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who […]
The ONE Encounter programme gives young people opportunities to encounter a different part of the world, a different way of life, or some other experience to open and broaden their minds. Louise Westoby is one of a group of young British Methodists who went to Haiti in July this year on a trip organised by the ONE […]
The General Secretary, Bishop Abrahams gave the keynote address at the Africa Methodist Youth Movement (AMYM), Fourth Assembly in Johannesburg. Young people from 18 countries gathered under the theme, “Transformation of Methodist Youth for the Transformation of Africa.” Abrahams drew attention to the fact that three events in South Africa coincided with the Assembly; namely, […]
Nominations for the 2018 World Methodist Peace Award are now being accepted. Presented annually to an individual or group who has worked for peace, justice and reconciliation in their lives and in their ministries, the World Methodist Peace Award is a 30 year tradition of the World Methodist Council. The criteria for the Award are (1) Courage; (2) Creativity; and (3) […]
The Christian Methodist Episcopal Church recently celebrated its 147th Founder’s Day on the 16th of December 2017. An archived livestream of the celebration can be viewed at http://www.thecmechurch.org/founders-day-celebration.html.
On a private visit to Malta, the Vice President, Gillian Kingston, and her husband, Tom, visited St Andrew’s Methodist/Church of Scotland Church in the capital, Valetta… It was a great pleasure to attend worship at St Andrew’s Church on Remembrance Sunday (November 12th, 2017) and then to take part in the walk to and time […]
From The Methodist Church in Britain A Caring Church As Christians, and especially those of Methodist and Wesleyan tradition churches, we are called to care for all of humanity. This is particularly true of those with whom we work closely in our church buildings and as part of our mission and outreach in our communities. […]