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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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Rückert elected bishop of The United Methodist Church


The Rev. Harald Rückert was elected bishop of the Germany Central Conference.

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Bishop stresses evangelism at European gathering


Bishop Patrick Streiff invokes John Wesley in address touching on various subjects.

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Court sets oral hearing on gay bishop issue


A decision by the United Methodist Judicial Council could affect the standing of Bishop Karen Oliveto, the denomination’s first openly gay bishop.

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Filipino United Methodists condemn killings


United Methodists are leaders in an alliance opposing drug-related extrajudicial killings in which more than 7,000 Filipinos have died.

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United Methodist seminary placed on two-year probation


One of two agencies that oversee accreditation for Saint Paul School of Theology notified the seminary on March 8 that it had been placed on probation.

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