United Methodist News Service

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Name: United Methodist News Service
Date registered: September 17, 2012

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  1. Ministry idea: Post-it identity — July 15, 2014
  2. Editor’s note: United Methodist News Service has a new home — April 3, 2014
  3. La Iglesia Metodista de Puerto Rico celebra la vida de Iris Janet Rivera Casanova — February 24, 2014
  4. United Methodists join D.C. pray-in for immigration reform — February 17, 2014
  5. 2 clergy face 24-hour suspension for gay weddings — February 12, 2014

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Ministry idea: Post-it identity

Members of Sonoma (California) United Methodist Church attach  color-coded Post-it notes to show their level of interest in various church ministries. Photo courtesy of church member Dave Chambers.

Is your church welcoming a new pastor? David W. Chambers, a member of Sonoma United Methodist Church in California, shares an idea for familiarizing a pastor with your congregation’s interests.

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Editor’s note: United Methodist News Service has a new home

Want to follow the latest news that affects The United Methodist Church? Here’s how

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La Iglesia Metodista de Puerto Rico celebra la vida de Iris Janet Rivera Casanova

La ingeniera Iris Janet Rivera Casanova, esposa del Rdo. Dr. Juan A. Vera Méndez, Obispo Emeritus de la Iglesia Metodista de Puerto Rico, falleció en horas de la noche del martes, 18 de febrero de 2014.

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United Methodists join D.C. pray-in for immigration reform

Bishops Minerva Carcaño and Julius Trimble will join other Christians on Feb. 17 in Washington to pray for an end to deportations. They expect to be arrested.

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2 clergy face 24-hour suspension for gay weddings

Two United Methodist pastors in the Pacific Northwest Annual (regional) Conference under complaint for officiating at same-sex unions in violation of church law will face not a trial but a 24-hour suspension without pay. That was the conclusion of the Rev. David Orendorff, appointed by Greater Northwest Area Bishop Grant Hagiya as the counsel for the church in the case — roughly the equivalent of a prosecutor.

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