Local Church

Women clergy still paid less

A new study commissioned by the United Methodist Commission on the Status and Role of Women follows up on a similar study in 2017 and shows that while some progress has been made, women clergy are still underpaid when compared to their male counterparts.
Local Church

Young elder numbers hit record low

Annual clergy age study by Lewis Center confirms downward trend for United Methodist elders under 35.
Local Church

‘Build the church that we are sent to serve’

The Rev. Dr. Hyekyoung Pauline Kang recalls a time when she protested an appointment by her bishop that she felt was a bad fit. It came to be one she considered a great opportunity.
Social Concerns

Enduring racism, badgering, as a pastor

Black clergywoman persevered through obstacles at local church appointments.

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