United Methodist Church


September 17, 2020

During their meeting on July 30, 2020 via video conference, the members of The Episcopal Church – United Methodist Dialogue Committee agreed that the churches postpone taking action on the full communion proposal until their next General Convention/General Conference after 2021:


November 1, 2019

The United Methodist–Episcopal Church Dialogue Committee has released a series of videos highlighting shared ministries between the churches and discussing the current full communion proposal developed by the committee. 

The videos include a conversation between Bishop Gregory Palmer (co...

May 2, 2019

During their meeting April 29-30, 2019 at First United Methodist Church in Austin, Texas, the members of The Episcopal Church – United Methodist Dialogue Committee agreed to send a resolution for full communion to be considered by the Council of Bishops and for possible consideration by the...

October 30, 2018

Gathering at the Nicholas Center, operated by the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago, on October 1-2, 2018, the United Methodist-Episcopal dialogue committee continued its conversations about a proposal for full communion between these churches entitled “A Gift to the World: Co-Laborers for the...

October 23, 2017

The Episcopal Church-United Methodist Dialogue has presented the following report on their work:

The Episcopal Church-United Methodist Dialogue Committee met in Washington, D.C., to continue its work on establishing a full communion relationship between the two denominations.


April 29, 2016

Following a two-day meeting in April, The Episcopal Church-United Methodist Dialogue Committee issued the following Communique:

April 27, 2016

Episcopalians and United Methodists met in Charlotte, North Carolina, for the third session of their Dialogue on Full Communion (25-27...

March 2, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

Bishop Stacy Sauls, Chief Operating Officer of The Episcopal Church, will preach at an Interim Shared Eucharist with the United Methodist Church on March 3 at 5:30 pm at John Street United Methodist Church in New York City. United Methodist New York Annual Conference Resident Bishop Jane Allen...

May 3, 2012

[United Methodist News Service] General Conference 2012 [of the United Methodist Church] approved a budget of $603.1 million for seven general church funds during the 2013-2016 period; that total is 6.03 percent less than the amount apportioned for the 2009-2012 quadrennium –– the first time...

May 2, 2012

North Georgia Bishop B. Michael Watson presides over a May 2 debate on church restructuring at the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Fla. At right is Bishop Janice Riggle Huie of the Houston Area. UMNS photo/Mike DuBose.

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April 30, 2012

Bishop Jane Middleton (left) of the Harrisburg Area joins colleague bishops in holding a symbolic stone at the conclusion of an "Act of Repentance toward Healing Relationships with Indigenous Peoples" on April 27 at the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Fla. UMNS photo/Mike...



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