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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


World News

Visually impaired students thrive at African school


Murewa Central Primary School does not discriminate against children without sight, helping them to advance to further schooling.

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Forum gives chapter and verse on gun violence


United Methodist Board of Church Society holds advocacy-focused Faith and Guns Forum on Capitol Hill.

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In election’s aftermath, Hispanic groups challenge church


Statements seek more forceful denunciation of harassment of minorities, and stronger support of immigrants.

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U.S. church sees numbers slide in 2015


The topline numbers do not tell the whole story of what’s happening in The United Methodist Church.

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Pension board: Talk to Standing Rock tribe


Wespath has urged the company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline to reach out to affected communities.

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