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The United Mehtodist Church is one of serveral Methodist and Wesleyan denominations with 11 mio members across the world. The whole Methodist family organized in the World Methodist Council has around 80 mio. members.

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Bishop Alsted re-elected for 4 more years


Bishop Christian Alsted has been re-elected as a United Methodist episcopal leader by delegates at the Northern Europe and Eurasia Central Conference.

Alsted, 54, was re-elected Oct. 21 at the centra


News from the General Conference 2016


For 11 days 860 delegates, approximately 150 bishops, and a couple of thousand visitors, staff and volunteers made the convention center in Portland Oregon their home. The following are some of the ma


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Pastor does the cooking for Taco Service


The Rev. Liliana Padilla draws new people to historic Hispanic church for free breakfast and Bible study.

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United Methodists create new conference in Nigeria


North East Nigeria Conference has 12 districts and 6 mission areas.

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Commentary: Who ‘counts’ in ministry any more? REDIRECT


As the denomination struggles with declining U.S. membership, a chaplain at a United Methodist-related college wonders who counts in his campus ministry.

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Opposing death penalty in the Philippines


United Methodist bishops and a youth organization have spoken out against legalizing the death penalty in the Philippines.

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Sierra Leone bishop: Overseas support at risk


Sierra Leone’s United Methodist bishop warns the church needs to reduce its reliance on overseas funds in case the denomination splits over homosexuality.

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