Theology and Education

Mission and Ministry
Claudia Teli N'guessan sings during worship at Temple Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Man, Côte d'Ivoire, in this 2015 file photo. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Ask The UMC: When is Easter over? What comes next?

For Christians, Easter is a season of 50 days. The original purpose of the Easter season was to continue the formation of new Christians in the faith.
Mission and Ministry
Hanwa Mission School in Hanwa, Zimbabwe, is now a registered United Methodist school. The designation means students can now take exams at the primary and secondary school rather than being forced to travel long distances. Photo by Chenayi Kumuterera, UMNS

Church takes reins at Hanwa Mission School

Now that the school is United Methodist, students can take exams there rather than being forced to travel long distances.
Theology and Education
A wreath and draped cross symbolize the crucifixion of Christ during Good Friday service. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Ask The UMC: How do we understand the timing of the Great 3 Days?

The timing of the events of Holy Week have been understood by Christians since at least the third century.
Bishops
Manila Area Bishop Ciriaco Q. Francisco (left) presides at a meeting of the Standing Committee on Central Conference Matters in Manila, Philippines. At right is the Rev. Deanna Stickley-Miner, the committee’s secretary. Photo by Heather Hahn, UMNS.

Feedback sought on global Discipline effort

After the tumultuous GC2019, United Methodist leaders have delayed asking General Conference to vote on what is adaptable in the Book of Discipline.

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