August 24, 2016
- As the Philippine government begins peace talks with opposition forces, the faith community prays they will be successful.
- The Sierra Leone Conference revoked the license of a clergyman who pleaded guilty to having sex with a 13-year-old.
August 23, 2016
- Some bishops outside the United States said they worry that Bishop Karen Oliveto remaining in office will put their ministry at risk.
August 22, 2016
- Judicial Council will review a petition on the election of first gay bishop for The United Methodist Church when it meets in April 2017.
- Mothers and babies are dying because of poor facilities at satellite clinics, delays in hospital referrals, according to senior nursing officer.
- The East Congo episcopal area, which has nine United Methodist churches, is still reeling from Aug. 13 attack.
August 18, 2016
- Organizers promise school will be like no other in West Africa, combining academics with service through sustainable agriculture, public health
August 17, 2016
- East Congo has been under the threat of violence since 1960 when the country became independent.
August 16, 2016
- The United Methodist Church’s Hispanic/Latino caucus approved a resolution calling on its members to vote in the U.S. elections and participate actively in the political process.
- The Africa Central Conference proposes splitting itself into four new central conferences. Such a move has implications for bishop elections and how the church does ministry.