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UMC National News

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A new reformation? Look to the NGOs

Why is the church struggling while non-governmental organizations are thriving? The answers could be important for the church’s future.

Church leads storm recovery in Iowa

United Methodist volunteers are coming from all over Iowa and other states to help following an Aug. 10 derecho windstorm that left a 700-mile path of destruction.

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Church agencies cope with new realities

The changing landscape caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and uncertainty over the denomination’s future has created challenges for United Methodist agencies.

Panelists urge action on race issues

Four veteran United Methodist activists compared Black Lives Matter to the 1960s civil rights movement and urged more action against racism during a virtual discussion.