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Trailblazing Bishop Wilbur Choy dies at 103 , unexpectedly

The first Asian American bishop elected in The United Methodist Church helped the church grow more ethnically and racially diverse. He also had a great sense of humor.

Remembering to see Jesus through the eyes of a child

Bishop Rosemarie Wenner, president of the United Methodist Council of Bishops, reminds us that It shouldn’t astonish us when children point out this miracle. God becomes a child. Jesus puts children at the center and tells us that they are teachers in matters of faith. It is, therefore, in our best interest to pay more attention to children in church and society.

Bishop’s reinstatement moves forward

Bishop Janice Riggle Huie, president of the South Central Jurisdiction College of Bishops, announced today, Dec. 5, the next steps in following the ruling decision by the denomination’s top court to reinstate Bishop W. Earl Bledsoe, who was involuntarily retired this summer.
General Church

Harriett Jane Olson Reflects on #gc2012

Harriett Jane Olson, the top executive of United Methodist Women, shares her thoughts on how to rethink the church's structure in light of the failed support for restructure proposals at General Conference 2012.

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