Monthly Archives: November 2013

Church helps rebuild communications in Philippines

Church helps rebuild communications in Philippines United Methodist news Service, Nov.22,2013 When the United Methodist Committee on Relief delivered food packages Nov. 20 to six storm-ravaged communities in Dagami, the Philippines, it was the first substantial emergency relief aid there … Continue reading

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Church helps rebuild communications in Philippines

Church helps rebuild communications in Philippines November 22, 2013 by United Methodist News Service Pastor Iris Picardal Terana (second from right) describes damage from Typhoon Haiyan at Light and Life United Methodist Church in Tacloban, Philippines for a visiting technology … Continue reading

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Schaefer Jury: 30 day suspension and possible surrender

From The United Methodist Reporter, Nov.20, 2013 Schaefer Jury: 30 day suspension and possible surrender November 19, 2013 By Erik Alsgaard, UMR Correspondent 5 Comments SPRING CITY, Pa. — The jury in the trial of the Rev. Frank Schaefer has … Continue reading

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SCHAEFER SUSPENDED 30 DAYS FOR PERFORMING SAME SEX WEDDING

Schaefer suspended 30 days for performing same-sex wedding November 19, 2013 by United Methodist News Service By Kathy L. Gilbert* SPRING CITY, Penn. (UMNS) — The Rev. Frank Schaefer has been given a 30-day suspension by the jury in his … Continue reading

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U.S. pastor found guilty in church trial for performing son’s gay marriage

U.S. pastor found guilty in church trial for performing son’s gay marriage By Dave Warner | Reuters – Tue, Nov 19, 2013 SPRING CITY, Pennsylvania (Reuters) – A Pennsylvania pastor on trial by Methodist church officials for officiating at his … Continue reading

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Ecumenical ties in Philippines assist aid efforts

Ecumenical ties in Philippines assist aid efforts November 18, 2013 by Linda Bloom (From UMConnection) By Linda Bloom* The 50th anniversary of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines originally was planned as a jubilee celebration. But the council, … Continue reading

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Young adults reach out to Philippines survivors

Young adults reach out to Philippines survivors November 18, 2013 by United Methodist News Service By Gladys Mangiduyos* Bearing relief supplies and hope, seven United Methodist young adults in the Philippines traveled 255 kilometers over the weekend to reach Typhoon … Continue reading

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Council of Bishops requests complaint against Talbert

Council of Bishops requests complaint against Talbert Posted by United Methodist News Service By Heather Hahn* LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. (UMNS) — After hours of closed-door sessions throughout the week, the Council of Bishops has “respectfully” requested a formal complaint be … Continue reading

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Minneapolis chosen as site for General Conference 2020

Minneapolis chosen as site for General Conference 2020 November 15, 2013 by United Methodist News Service LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. (UMNS) – The Commission on the General Conference announced today that Minneapolis will be the site of the 2020 General Conference, … Continue reading

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UMC PASTOR IN TACLOBAN RECALLS TYPHOON ORDEAL

UM pastor in Tacloban recalls typhoon ordeal November 15, 2013 by United Methodist News Service By Gladys Mangiduyos* At a certain point after Typhoon Haiyan nearly destroyed the Philippines city of Tacloban, the Rev. Iris Picardeal-Perana was wondering if anyone … Continue reading

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