A United Methodist church court found Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño—the denomination’s first Latina bishop—not guilty of four charges....
September 25, 2023
After the deaths of 53 migrants in San Antonio, United Methodists in Texas and Mexico are responding with lament, prayer, and renewed efforts to follow Jesus’ command to welcome the stranger....
July 11, 2022
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June 14, 2021
A group of progressive United Methodists and other Christians have launched a new denomination named the Liberation Methodist Connexion, or LMX....
December 14, 2020
A church in Savannah, Georgia, is the first congregation in recent years to depart the United Methodist fold in support of LGBTQ inclusion....
September 21, 2020
A United Methodist clergyman has retired “under complaint” after facing formal accusations of sexual misconduct and abuse from four women....
January 13, 2020
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Four women have brought formal accusations of sexual misconduct and abuse against a United Methodist clergyman who is prominent in interfaith work....
November 4, 2019
The United Methodist Church retained current language in its Book of Discipline—but it might not be enforced, and churches are considering leaving from both sides.
February 28, 2019
There are multiple options on the table at the special meeting of the top legislative body for the 12.6-million-member global denomination.
February 19, 2019
Ye Win, now an Episcopal lay minister, paid forward the help he received when he reached the United States from Burma.
September 5, 2017
In the weeks since the fatal shooting by police of Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American teenager, in Ferguson, Missouri, F....
September 3, 2014