January 18, 2019
NEWS
A Sweet, Sweet Story About the Hope That Matters

It was a fascinating time to be in West Berlin, Germany. In the summer of 1974, I began a year-long adventure living in West Berlin as a student at the Berliner Kirchcnmusikschule (Berlin Church Music School).

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Rev. Doug Cue to be Southeast District Superintendent

Bishop Laurie Haller is happy to announce that Rev. Doug Cue will be the new Superintendent of the Southeast District. Rev. Cue will begin his new ...

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Carroll next stop for Budget Team

The Budget Team held the second of its series of listening sessions on Sunday, January 13. Approximately 45 persons attended the gathering, which was designed to receive suggestions and reactions to a series of proposals impacting the 2019 and...

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Nominations for 2020 General/Jurisdictional Conference

The General Conference of the United Methodist Church meets every four years to make important decisions about the mission emphasis, denominational structure and other topics that impact the global church. The 2020 General Conference will be held ...

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Youth joyfully lead at Tongan United Methodist church |...

The first thing you notice about Tongan United Methodist Church is smiling young faces everywhere. While many United Methodist churches declare youth are the future leaders of the denomination, they are leaders now at Tongan United Methodist...

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Panel clarifies options for special General Conference | ...

Options for the looming special session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church have become clearer with a key panel's ruling on which legislative petitions can be considered.

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RESOURCES
United Methodists urged to join in Week of Prayer for...

The Council of Bishops urges all United Methodists to join in the global Week of Prayer for Christian Unity and provides resources.

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Seeing a Way Forward Series | United Methodist News Service

Many United Methodists feel uncertainty as the denomination heads toward the special General Conference on Feb. 23-26, 2019. United Methodist News Service is featuring different perspectives of church leaders on the work of the Commission on a...

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EVENTS
2019 Advocacy Day with Bishop Laurie Haller

Monday, January 28, 2019 9:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Wesley UMC | 800 E 12th Street, Des Moines, IA Who should attend? United Methodist UMW and other ...

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2019 Special Session of the General Conference

The Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church will be held February 23-26, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri where hundreds of delegates from around the world will gather to receive and act upon a report from the...

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Youth 2019 - The National United Methodist Youth Conference

The YOUTH Event is the National Gathering for United Methodist Youth, it will be in 2019 and traces its' roots all the way back to the first YOUTH event of 1988. YOUTH 2019 will provide youth and their leaders with chances to connect with each...

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