Deciding on petitions

The UMC high court hears arguments about how confined the agenda should be for the special General Conference. 

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Bishops offer comfort to Bush family

The United Methodist Council of Bishops joins the nation in celebrating the life of Barbara Bush.

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Leaders consider impact of changes

Leaders say adaptive change must focus on the next generations of United Methodist disciples.

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Bishops focus on two plans

Dallas meeting showed “leanings” but no favorite model for how to avoid denominational schism, leaders say.

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Bishops gather in Dallas

The Council of Bishops, meeting this week, is refining options from the Commission on a Way Forward.

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United Methodist support for #MeToo

The Council of Bishops and Commission on the Status and Role of Women respond to #MeToo.

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Top news in 2016

Homosexuality debate, disaster response and episcopal elections were big stories for The United Methodist Church in the past year.

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Bishop elections continue around globe

United Methodist Central Conferences will elect and re-elect bishops over the coming eight months.

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