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Bishops join protest of proposed Medicaid cuts

July 24, 2017

Bishops join protest of proposed Medicaid cuts

Bishop Peggy Johnson and Bishop Violet Fisher (retired) offered prayers during a protest rally to protect Medicaid on Tuesday evening, July 18, in front of the Springfield office of U.S. Representative Patrick Leo Meehan (R-Pa., 7th District).

Charles Wesley’s Gift of Music

July 17, 2017

Charles Wesley’s Gift of Music

Born on December 18,1707, Charles Wesley became famous for the hymns he wrote (think "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing") and the movement he helped found with his older brother which grew to become The United Methodist Church.

New UMC Handbook now available

June 22, 2017

New UMC Handbook now available

NASHVILLE, Tenn.: The new United Methodist Church Handbook for this quadrennium is available, providing a detailed overview of the denomination’s beliefs, mission, structure and history. The handbook is a free, go-to resource for anyone in search of information about The United Methodist Church and is helpful for leaders and new members.

Commission on a Way Forward Reading Material

May 22, 2017

Commission on a Way Forward Reading Material

To the Peninsula-Delaware Conference, As you know, a 32-member Commission on a Way Forward was appointed by the Council of Bishops to assist the bishops in their charge from the 2016 General Conference to lead the church forward amid the present impasse related to human sexuality and resulting questions about the unity of the church.