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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.


A message on women's equality in the church - by Bishop Alsted

Dear members of the church in the Nordic and Baltic area

I am sorry about the Nordic and Baltic votes in the recent vote on constitutional amendments. I foolishly thought, we were at a better place.

A Message from Bishop Alsted

Bishop Christian Alsted reflects on the decision by the Council of Bishops regarding a Way Forward....


Dear United Methodists in the Nordic and Baltic Area

In the past week, I was part of a highly

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Paying for the special General Conference

The Commission on General Conference approved registration fees for visitors to GC2019. A big concern is helping delegates do their work.

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Commentary: Open for (church) business

The Rev. Chappell Temple writes about closed meetings in The United Methodist Church and the need for transparency in conducting church business.

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Training transforms lives in Congo

While their husbands study theology, women learn vocational skills that improve self-esteem and benefit families.

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Church court asked to set scope of petitions

The United Methodist Church's top court, the Judicial Council, will hear arguments related to what legislation can be submitted to the special General Conference in 2019.

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Florida United Methodists help Puerto Rican refugees

United Methodists in Kissimmee, Florida, have helped more than 600 Puerto Rican families who arrived in the Orlando area after hurricanes Irma and Maria.

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