United Methodist Church


June 16, 2011

Leaders of the Church of England and the Methodist Church have been urged to work more closely in the future in order to strengthen Christian unity.

A statement issued by the Church of England's communications office on June 16 said the Joint Implementation Commission (JIC) set up under...

January 25, 2007

At the invitation of Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Bishop Jeremiah Park of the New York Conference of the United Methodist Church, the Rev. Dr. David Henritzy joined Bishop Christopher Epting, the Episcopal Church's Ecumenical and Interfaith Officer, for a special Eucharist in...

June 13, 2003

For some 70 million Methodists around the world, June 17 is a special date: it marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of their founder, John Wesley. In Britain, where Wesley was born, the celebrations will include an ecumenical service at Lincoln Cathedral in central England on that day....

March 6, 2002

British Methodists are including prayers to mark the end of relationships in a new book, launched in time for National Marriage Week. The book also includes prayers for difficult moments in the life of a family—such as a son or daughter coming out as gay, the loss of a loved one to Alzheimer’s...

January 9, 2002

After three years of discussion, a common statement is proposing concrete steps toward unity between Anglicans and Methodists in England.

'All the essential theological ingredients to bring about an integrated ministry in the future seem to be in place,' according to the statement, 'An...