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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 Church of the Nazarene concluded their 2017 General Assembly on 30 June. See the highlights here.