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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.


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

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Bishop L. Bevel ‘Bev’ Jones III: 1926-2018

Born in a Methodist parsonage, he would become a denominational leader known for warmth, oratory, inclusion.

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Church offers peace training to young people in DRC

The goal of the program is to help young people seek peaceful solutions to local conflicts and challenge them to support a culture of nonviolence.

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Local pastor loses license for officiating at same-sex wedding

Anna Golladay was serving as associate pastor at St. Marks and St. Elmo United Methodist churches in Chattanooga, Tennessee, until her dismissal on Feb. 28.

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Nigerian church faces hefty fines for building delays

A lack of money has led to missed deadlines and fines imposed by the federal government, further challenging the completion of Abuja Area 1 United Methodist Church.

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

Church encourages investment in women at special International Women's Day events, including exhibitions featuring the wares of rural women.

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