Tag: Worldwide Church

2016 General Conference to see drop in delegates

The Commission on the 2016 General Conference voted to set the target number of delegates at 850 — the first significant drop in delegates since 1968.

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Working for social justice in East Congo

United Methodists in East Congo communities ravaged by war, diseases, rape and insecurity welcomed the denomination’s social justice agency for a July seminar on issues such as conflict resolution, social justice, violence against women and the fight to end malaria.

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Reaching out to rape survivors in Congo

Church and Society leaders discuss how the church can help survivors in a country where rape has been a weapon of war.

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Expert: Treatment necessary to break malaria cycle

A physician from Norway joined Church and Society leaders in leading a training session in central Congo.

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Church official: In Congo, every day is 9/11

The United Methodist Board of Church and Society meets with leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where ongoing violence tops agenda.

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