“LOOK, YOUR NAMES ARE ON MY HANDS! This year’s Global Methodist Missions Conference of the Deaf will feature Emmanuel Deaf Ministry, a Brazilian church that is one of the largest Deaf Methodist churches in the world, in an event that will be a United Nations of sign languages of the world. This year, participants –Deaf, […]
By Sam Hodges May 31, 2017 | PUEBLA, Mexico (UMNS) “City of angels” is one of the names this Mexican metropolis goes by. Those attending the International Association of Methodist-related Schools, Colleges and Universities conference here this week could swear they encountered angels in the form of students from Universidad Madero, a Methodist school on […]
Sunday, June 4, 2017 4:00 p.m. Christian Chapel Temple of Faith CME Church – Dallas, TX Churches Uniting In Christ (CUIC), an ecumenical partner of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, will be hosting a Pentecost Worship Service of Celebration on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 4:00 pm at the Christian Chapel Temple of Faith CME […]
The Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa, Rev Ziphozihle Siwa, led a small delegation to pay a courtesy call to His Majesty King Letsie the 3rd of Lesotho during an April mission visit to the country. Lesotho, one of the six countries of [the MCSA] Connexion, forms part of the Northern Free […]
On 6 May, 2017, World Methodist council General Secretary Ivan Abrahams addressed the Lutheran World Federation 12th Assembly in Windhoek, Namibia. He addressed participants along with other ecumenical leaders at a huge celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. The President and General Secretary of the Lutheran World Federation Distinguished Guests, Sisters and […]
By Rev. Dr. Tim Macquiban Over 20 members representing the four streams (Catholic, World Council of Churches, World Pentecostal Fellowship and World Evangelical Alliance) and other churches across a spectrum of traditions pre and post Reformation as well as Charismatic, Independent and Pentecostal churches from five continents and 18 different countries gathered at the Casa […]
Greetings in the name of our Crucified and Risen Lord, Jesus Christ! After a punishing April schedule which included Holy Week, Easter Celebrations, meetings in London as well as the rededication of Wesley House Cambridge, I returned to the tranquility and natural beauty of Volmoed (meaning full of courage and hope) Retreat Centre tucked away […]
From February 22-24 2017, approximately 200 African Methodist Episcopal Church clergy and lay leaders from Districts 14-20 gathered in Johannesburg, South Africa for the 7th Assembly of the Global Development Council (GDC).
The newly establised Brazil District of the A.M.E. Church has performed Baptisms in three churches: Malhada da Areia on the banks of the São Francisco River in Bahia, Fazenda da Bica in Rio de Janeiro, and at the National Headquarters located in Realengo in Rio de Janeiro.
Methodist Round Table on Peace in the Korean Peninsula Held in Seoul The news headlines have recently shone a spotlight on the rising tensions in the Korean Peninsula, and Christians around the world are mobilizing to encourage peaceful relations and reunification efforts. One such effort was a Round Table for Peace in the Korean Peninsula […]
On 15 April 2017, a permanent memorial to the victims of the 2015 church shooting at Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church was unveiled at the Charleston International Airport in South Carolina.
Dr. Pauline Webb, former Vice-President of the British Methodist Conference, and World Methodist Council member, passed away on 27 April 2017, at age 89. Webb was the first woman vice-moderator of the World Council of Churches governing bodies, and was a pioneer for Women’s Ministry, raising the issue of women’s ordination at the 1959 British […]