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GBGM speaks on Gaza

Editor’s note: the General Board of Global Ministries has issued the following: By Melissa Hinnen Consistent with the resolutions of the United Methodist General Conference and with the World Methodist Council resolution on Israel and Palestine, the General Board of Global Ministries condemns the use of violence in the region and asks for prayers for a […]

Oklahoma group attends Bethlehem conference

By Holly McCray, Special Contributor… “It’s complicated.” That one phrase dominated in separate interviews with six Oklahoma United Methodists who attended “Christ at the Checkpoint,” a justice and reconciliation conference in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Joining Bishop Robert Hayes for the weeklong forum in March were laywoman Kelly Junk and four clergy, the […]