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United Methodist mission celebrates 200 years

United Methodist mission celebrates 200 years

The General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church is celebrating its 200th anniversary, focusing on the future of Methodist mission during changing times. Thomas Kemper, general secretary of United Methodist Global Ministries, reflected on how mission can be a source of unity, and how ecumenical collaboration in mission is essential.

All societies’ origins from ‘there and here’ discussed at special day in Geneva

All societies’ origins from ‘there and here’ discussed at special day in Geneva

An adage that some people ignore these days is that mobility has shaped each human society, and a recent meeting of the Maison Internationale des Associations in Geneva focused on this. Many colours and flavours of humanity assembled on 7 April for a lively day of discussions and exchanges about human mobility where most views were celebrating the social phenomenon at an event titled “Tout d’ailleurs, tous d’ici” (All from elsewhere, all from here).

"Care for God's creation", say Christians joining climate change protests in London

"Care for God's creation", say Christians joining climate change protests in London

A photo series by Sean Hawkey on the recent “Extinction Rebellion” in London is being featured by the World Council of Churches (WCC) in order to lift up Christian participation and example in climate change protests.