United Methodists Called to Action on Behalf of Migrants

Declaring, “We cannot be silent in this hour. The voice and actions of The United Methodist Church must be heard and experienced in this moment,” three agency general secretaries have joined Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño, chair of the denomination’s Immigration Task Force, in calling United Methodists to action on behalf of migrants – including those who have sought Sanctuary in UM churches.

GBCS, Bishop Carcaño Join IIC in Protesting Fines by Trump Administration

The General Board of Church and Society (GBCS) has joined the Interfaith Immigration Coalition (IIC) in protesting the Trump administration’s just-announced strategy of ...

Slavery Anniversary Leads to New Discussions

In August 1619, about 50 people from Angola arrived in Jamestown, Virginia – the first African slaves in what is now the U.S. Four hundred years later, African Americans still...

Throng of UMs Joins Bishop to Participate in SF Pride Parade

More than 200 United Methodists from around the Bay Area joined Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño in marching in the SF Pride parade, Sunday, June 30, in San Francisco. “It was a ...

Disaffiliation & Non-Payment of Apportionments Statement of the Extended Cabinet

After the conclusion of our Annual Conference Session, the California-Nevada Conference Cabinet went into a retreat to review the actions and the discussions that took place ...

Cal-Nev Decision Not to Withhold Draws National Attention

The July 1 statement by the California-Nevada Conference Extended Cabinet, rejecting disaffiliation and non-payment of apportionments, has drawn the attention of United ...

UMC Bishops pose five questions to Judicial Council on Traditional Plan

PRESS RELEASE - The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church (COB) has asked the Judicial Council for a declaratory decision as to the constitutionality, meaning, ...

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