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United Methodist Council of Bishops gather Extended Cabinets

United Methodist Council of Bishops gather Extended Cabinets

November 07, 2016
The Council of Bishops brought together the Extended Cabinets from all over the United States to Jacksonville, Florida, from Nov. 2 to 4, 2016 to focus upon congregational vitality and courageous leadership.

Rifle UMC receives $5,000 for Open Cupboard Food Pantry

Rifle UMC receives $5,000 for Open Cupboard Food Pantry

August 25, 2016
The Rifle United Methodist Church received a $5,000 grant from the AV Hunter Trust for their Open Cupboard Food Pantry. The grant has allowed for the Open Cupboard to be expanded by twice its size.

Father and son serve together at General Conference

May 16, 2016
There is something unique about the 2016 General Conference gathering; something that could easily be missed by the average observer on Twitter, or even the average delegate walking by on the floor.

Western Jurisdiction United Methodist Women feel 'A Fresh Wind Blowing'

April 29, 2016
As United Methodist Women (UMW) looks forward to its 150th anniversary in 2019, the organization of more than 800,000 women shows no signs of slowing down. This was evident during the 2016 Western Jurisdiction United Methodist ...

St. Paul UMC, local family help fund ads for teen crisis phone app

St. Paul UMC, local family help fund ads for teen crisis phone app

April 20, 2016
Lillian Tsosie Jensen was given a $705 check by the Burninghams from St. Paul UMC’s Bucket of Love to go towards helping prevent teen crisis and suicide.

Durango college student Sarah Leavitt finds her roots in ministry

Durango college student Sarah Leavitt finds her roots in ministry

November 22, 2015
Sarah is an active leader in the United Methodist College Ministry called Rooted at First United Methodist Church in Durango.

De Beque Community United Methodist Church closes after 126 years of faithful ministry

De Beque Community United Methodist Church closes after 126 years of faithful ministry

November 10, 2015
Sunday, Oct. 25 was a sad and sacred day for the 50 or so people who attended the closing worship service at the De Beque Community United Methodist Church.

Group brews up 'Holy Grounds' at Christ UMC in Salt Lake City

Group brews up 'Holy Grounds' at Christ UMC in Salt Lake City

October 14, 2015
What do you get when you combine one college sophomore who really wants to “come home to God,” a newcomer searching for a spiritual space that fits, and a college freshman who is starting a new stage of faith and life?

Rev. Brian Kroeger to go to Parliament of the World's Religions

Rev. Brian Kroeger to go to Parliament of the World's Religions

September 18, 2015
This October, while most Goshen County residents are harvesting corn, decorating for Halloween, and enjoying football games – two local men will perform at a religious event boasting an attendance of approximately 10,000 people, ...

Hotchkiss and Crawford UMCs help UMCOR West Depot in Salt Lake City

Hotchkiss and Crawford UMCs help UMCOR West Depot in Salt Lake City

September 04, 2015
Hotchkiss and Crawford United Methodist Churches of Colorado served at the UMCOR West Depot in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Church trial: Decision reached in case of Rev. Havili Mone

February 25, 2015
In a church trial held Feb. 24 and 25 at Longs Peak United Methodist Church in Longmont, Colorado, the Reverend Filimone Havili Mone was found guilty of disobeying the order and discipline of the church.