Tag Archive: 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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African pastors urged to ‘endure hardships’

If God is for us, the Rev. Evan D. Young tells clergy in Zimbabwe, nothing and no one can be against us.

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Bishop urges pastors to ‘hunt’ disciples

Using a safari metaphor, Zimbabwe Area Bishop Eben Nhiwatiwa tells clergy to gear themselves for an expedition of discovery.

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African clergy advised on itinerancy

Like U.S. colleagues, United Methodist pastors in Africa face conflicting emotions as they enter, leave congregations. They face other challenges as well.

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United Methodists Endorse New Episcopal Area in the DR Congo

The United Methodist Church decided to increase its number of bishops in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) from three to four.

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Trust – You can’t require it, you can only give it.

“The only way to get trust is to give it first.” the Rev. Sergei Nikolaev

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