February 9, 2017
- Hard work and good relations — with fellow Cubans, United Methodists and others — help shape today’s church.
- In Havana neighborhoods, people seem to know everyone and hear everything. “The thing about Cuba is we have learned to help one another – solidarity. Life here is very sociable.”
February 8, 2017
- United Methodist missionary visits war-torn northern Iraq.
February 7, 2017
- The changes address matters of gender equality, inclusiveness in membership, delegate and bishop elections, as well as bishop accountability.
- From cell group to mission to church, the goal of the Methodist Church in Cuba is to make each member an evangelist.
- Lourdes Vazquez worked for 20 years in Cuba’s renowned health system but gave up her job, her home and proximity to her children and grandchildren to serve God.
February 6, 2017
- A group of United Methodist clergywomen created #wepraywithher to join a larger devotional project for the U.S. presidential candidate and honor women who have broken glass ceilings for them.
- After six months of competition, winners were declared in contest that increases scriptural knowledge for young people.
February 3, 2017
- United Methodists in the U.S. and Puerto Rican Methodists have long advocated for the release of Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar López-Rivera, recently pardoned by President Obama.
February 2, 2017
- The United Methodist Women have initiated an effort to promote girls’ education and help end female genital mutilation.