Bishop Warner H. Brown Jr., president of the United Methodist Council of Bishops, issued a statement early this morning responding to the decision by the United States Supreme Court that same-sex marriage is a protected right under the U.S. Constitution. In his statement (printed in full below), Brown recognizes the ongoing division in the United […]
Is weight an issue for you? Have you ever been diagnosed with high blood pressure? How about high cholesterol? Depression? These are just a few of the questions from the 2015 Clergy Health Survey sponsored by The Center for Health of the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits (GBPHB), and their report, released last week, suggests […]
The Rev. Dr. Gerald D. Lord will retire as associate general secretary in the Division of Higher Education of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry effective July 1, 2015. At GBHEM, Lord championed reform in the denomination’s University Senate and created new partnerships for the agency with global Methodist education leaders in Japan, […]
Social-justice agency head says Supreme Court decision upholds both freedom of religious liberty and equal protection of all citizens under the law
Henry-Crowe also said GBCS “affirms and upholds in prayer the work of The United Methodist Church as it continues to discern its understanding of marriage.”
The Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the United States Friday in a closely divided ruling that will stand as a milestone in its 226-year history.
Our sister site, The MethoBlog, has been reporting from the Youth 2015 event which is going on this week in Orlando, FL. One of the participants in the event is Bishop Gary Mueller, the leader of Arkansas Episcopal Area, who sat down with us for a short interview about the importance of events like Youth […]
ORLANDO, FL — The Rev. Telly Gadsden, pastor of the St. Mark United Methodist Church in Taylor, South Carolina , challenged participants at the Youth 2015 event in Orlando, Fl to ask themselves if their lives were built on the foundation of Jesus’ love. Her sermon was part of an evening worship service in which youth […]