Central Conferences

General Church
The Rev. John Pena Auta (foreground), provost of Banyan Theological Seminary, works on a computer in the new communications center in Jalingo, Nigeria. Seated next to him is Dan Krause, top staff executive of United Methodist Communications in Nashville, Tenn. In the background are Tafadzwa Mudambanuki (left) from United Methodist Communications and Bishop John Wesley Yohanna of the Nigeria Episcopal Area. Photo by Danny Mai, United Methodist Communications.

New communication center aids learning in Nigeria

More effective global and local communication for United Methodist in Nigeria is the goal of new communications center.
General Church
The Rev Alan Masimba Gurupira, administrative assistant to Bishop Eben K. Nhiwatiwa, sits next to South Congo Bishop Owan Kasap at a farewell dinner at Bouche Camp in Lubumbashi, Congo. A delegation of 12 lay and clergy members from the Zimbabwe Episcopal Area traveled to South Congo to exchange ministry ideas and strategies for church growth. Photo by Chenayi Kumuterera, UM News.

Episcopal areas unite to grow church in Africa

Zimbabwe lay and clergy members travel to South Congo to exchange ministry ideas and strategies for church growth.
Annual Conferences
United Methodist conference reports. Find out what’s happening across the connection. Read official filings of annual and central conference meetings from around the world. Graphic by Laurens Glass, UM News; globe by Mediengestalter courtesy of Pixabay.

United Methodist conference reports

Find out what’s happening across the connection. Read official filings of annual conference meetings from around the world.
General Church
A United Methodist deaf choir signs the words of a hymn during worship in the Baguio Area in northern Philippines. Across the country, an assessment team saw evidence of church vitality. Photo courtesy of the Standing Committee on Central Conference Matters.

Creative spirit lifts Philippines’ churches

A United Methodist team looked at whether the Philippines should have more bishops. The group’s report highlighted church strengths and needs.

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