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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 Rüdigor Minor dead


Bishop with East German, Moscow ties dead at 78


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


World News

Commentary: Sharing the stories of refugees


United Methodist teenager creates monologues, photo exhibit to educate others about the plight of displaced people.

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Mobilizing the physically challenged in Liberia


Hand-cranked transportation devices are invaluable in areas where the terrain is too uneven for traditional wheelchairs. Liberia’s UMW distributed $54K worth of them.

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Prayers for peace lifting Zimbabwe


United Methodists see hope in a new president in African country that has suffered years of tyranny.

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Celebrating Native American outreach, advocacy


Northeastern Jurisdiction annual gathering spotlights successes, offers opportunities to learn from the past.

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Refugee U.S. mayor-elect is United Methodist


Wilmot Collins, mayor-elect of Helena, Montana, is a Liberian refugee and a United Methodist.

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