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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

In the wake of ISIS


United Methodist missionary visits war-torn northern Iraq.

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5 constitutional amendments head to vote


The changes address matters of gender equality, inclusiveness in membership, delegate and bishop elections, as well as bishop accountability.

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Solidarity and service in Cuba


In Havana neighborhoods, people seem to know everyone and hear everything. “The thing about Cuba is we have learned to help one another – solidarity. Life here is very sociable.”

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For Methodists in Cuba, ‘These are good times’


Hard work and good relations — with fellow Cubans, United Methodists and others — help shape today’s church.

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Indigenous people celebrated in Trondheim, Norway


One hundred years after the first Sami Congress, United Methodists and others gather to celebrate the church host and the Sami people.

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