Historic Church Shines a Light of Service in a Place of Refuge
United Methodist Insight
by Ja'Lia Moody
2d ago
In its 230th year of ministry, Mother African Zoar United Methodist Church in North Philadelphia maintains a legacy of loyal service to its community. It will celebrate that 230th anniversary with a banquet and other activities in November 2024 ..read more
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As Ivory Coast Methodists Depart UMC over LGBTQ+ Issues, Africa's Other Methodists Take Stock
United Methodist Insight
by Fredrick Nzwili
2d ago
At the African Methodist Council Summit in Lagos, Nigeria, May 29-June 2, the question of how to respond to the UMC’s changes to its rules on LGBTQ+ matters was discussed "in passing ..read more
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Project Restoration, Local Church Host Visiting Disaster Response Teams
United Methodist Insight
by John W. Coleman
2d ago
Hurricane Isaias ripped a hole in the roof of Thelma Bruton's home, and for three years she sought assistance to get it fixed. Then United Methodist volunteers stepped in to help ..read more
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Annual Conferences Marked by Joy, Discontent, Apology and Hope
United Methodist Insight
by Compiled by Cynthia B. Astle
2d ago
A sampling of annual conference reports showed that many sessions moved forward hopefully, if a bit uncertainly, following the momentous decisions of the historic 2020/2024 General Conference held April 23-May 3 in Charlotte, NC ..read more
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Along the Way: The Note of Joy
United Methodist Insight
by Steve Harper
2d ago
The note of joy is palpable and powerful, not only in the restoration of a denomination, but also in the renewal of all spiritual life. When the note of joy sounds, we find important things happening ..read more
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If You’re Truly Pro-Life, You Should Be Anti-Gun
United Methodist Insight
by Tony Campolo
2d ago
June is National Gun Violence Awareness Month, a good time to consider America's relationship with guns, says scholar and author Tony Campolo ..read more
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The Rev. James Lawson, Pastor and Civil Rights Pioneer, Dies at 95
United Methodist Insight
by Kathy L. Gilbert and Jim Patterson
3d ago
During his lifetime, Lawson studied and taught nonviolent resistance, walked with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and trained many of the young leaders of the Civil Rights Movement ..read more
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Simple Ways Your Church Can Be a Heatwave Haven
United Methodist Insight
by Rebekah Simon-Peter
3d ago
When temps soar to dangerous levels, we have homes to find comfort in. But what about our unhoused community members who have no shelter? Or those who do, but can’t afford the air conditioning most of us take for granted? Your church can help ..read more
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Agapetheism for Beginners
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3d ago
An agapetheist is someone who begins again at love, at every dawn. Love that is deep, unflinching, non-judgmental, open-minded, open-hearted attention to all that is within and beyond us. Compassionate action will follow this attitude naturally ..read more
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Rebuilding the Christian Meeting Space
United Methodist Insight
by H. A. "Bud" Tillinghast
3d ago
To build a new United Methodist Church, Rev. H. A. "Bud" Tillinghast thinks we are trying to live in the old form of the church while we follow an African proverb: don’t take something away unless we replace it with something better ..read more
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