Current News Releases and Articles

December 11, 2017

2 Training Dates Left! Government Resources for Houses of Worship

Day-long forum for faith communities about government resources and responses to crises

December 11, 2017

A statement about NEAC's sexual misconduct policies

Sexual misconduct is not tolerated in the New England Conference of The United Methodist Church.

December 11, 2017

An Advent Message from Dr. Andrew Foster

Advent is the four-week season of preparation for the coming of Jesus at Christmas.

December 11, 2017

Tai Chi on the Move: Tai Chi for Personal and Glocal Health

Rev. Hyuk Seonwoo, pastor of Zion Korean UMC in Warwick, RI, offers Tai Chi workshops.

November 29, 2017

Dates set for MBH 2018 Lay Servant Academy

MBH Lay Servant Academy will be held on two Saturdays: March 17 and April 7, 2018 at Holbrook UMC, MA.

November 29, 2017

MidMaine Resource Day features Jim Melson

More than 50 people gathered to learn from Cornelius Corps founder Jim Melson about a profound way of being church.

November 28, 2017

Connectional Table, Conference leaders come together for retreat

The Connectional Table held its first retreat with Conference leaders.

November 21, 2017

2018 Equalization Nominations Due soon

LAY EQUALIZATION MEMBERS The 2018 New England Annual Conference is scheduled for Thursday, June 14, 2018 through Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the Radisson Conference Center in Manchester, NH. The Mid Maine District may elect more ...

November 21, 2017

July 2018 Nicaragua Mission Trip Scheduled

July 2018 Nicaragua Mission Trip Dan Dolan Executive Director of the Nicaragua Covenant   A mission team of 12-15 volunteers are needed for a summer 2018 mission trip.  This short-term mission trip (7-8 days) to Nicaragua is ...

November 20, 2017

Interim director named for Camp Aldersgate

John Michael Spelman has been named interim director for Aldersgate Camp and Retreat Center in North Scituate, RI. He begins on Dec. 6, 2017.

November 14, 2017

JFON celebrates re-opening of Woburn clinic

NE Justice For Our Neighbors dinner was a celebration, but highlighted fear and uncertainty among immigrants.

November 07, 2017

Apply to join the 2018 Spiritual Pilgrimage to South Korea

Don't miss the chance to experience the deep faith and rich culture of South Korea Oct. 15-22, 2018.

November 07, 2017

Former medical examiner heads to seminary

Former NH Chief Medical Examiner Thomas Andrew is a deacon candidate. He was recently featured in the NY Times.

November 06, 2017

NH UMW Fall Meeting 2017

The NH UMW Fall Meeting was Saturday Sept, 30, 2017, learn more and see photos.

November 06, 2017

NME Shooting Response and Call to Prayer

NME churches urged to gather for prayer and fellowship in the wake of the recent violence.

November 01, 2017

Pictures from Luke 24 Day of Renewal in RISEM District

Pictures from RISEM's Luke 24 Day of Renewal held on October 28th at Cathedral Camp

October 31, 2017

Bishop honored with Safe Havens IMPACT Award

Bishop Devadhar received the IMPACT Award from Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic Violence.

October 31, 2017

NE team helps with ongoing flood recovery efforts

A Stafford Springs UMC team recently helped in NC. Ongoing flood recovery efforts are sometimes forgotten.

October 31, 2017

NE young adult takes 'Ecumenical Plunge'

Steven Dry was one of 10 young adults the Council of Bishops chose for the first 'Ecumenical Plunge' in July 2017.

October 31, 2017

North Ferrisburgh UMC hosts Rural Chaplains dinner

The UMC Rural Chaplains had dinner at the North Ferrsiburgh UMC October 25, 2017

October 24, 2017

Maternal and child health topic at UMW Annual Meeting

UMW meets in Bangor, ME. Speaker was Mollie James-Vickery, UMW Executive for Children, Youth, and Family Advocacy.

October 17, 2017

Vermont District welcomes new DS

The district welcomed Rev. Jill Colley Robinson with a service on Oct. 15, 2017 at Faith UMC in South Burlington.

October 13, 2017

Get Mid-Maine Safe Sanctuary training resources

The Mid-Maine District has offers these training resources as part of its Child Abuse Prevention Policy.

October 10, 2017

NE volunteers head to Texas flood zone

Barbara Burnside, Conference Disaster Response Mission Coordinator, reports on a mission trip to Texas.

October 06, 2017

New England Conference purchases new Conference Center

The Conference has purchased 411 Merrimack St. in Methuen, MA to serve as the new Conference Center.

October 04, 2017

Register now for Tending the Fire 2017-2018

“How can I be the leader my church needs?” Pastors, “Tending the Fire” training may help you answer.

September 29, 2017

Disaster relief: Ministry at the HUB

At NEAC's 4 HUBs relief supplies are collected and readied for distribution. Learn more about this vital ministry.

September 27, 2017

RISEM District welcomes new superintendent

The RI/Southeastern MA District welcomed the Rev. Dr. Andrew L. Foster III on Sept. 24 in Plymouth, MA.

September 19, 2017

Metro Boston Hope welcomes new District Superintendent

The Rev. We Hyun Chang was welcomed to the district with a service on Sept. 16, 2017 in Lexington, MA.

September 12, 2017

New Hampshire District welcomes new superintendent

The Rev. Taesung Kang was welcomed to the district with a service on Sept. 9, 2017 at Plymouth UMC.

September 06, 2017

How United Methodists can advocate for the DREAM Act

The General Board of Church and Society offers ideas for how we can speak out to support the DREAM Act.

August 29, 2017

Want to help flood victims? Here's how

Here are some things we in New England can do to help the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

August 28, 2017

Bishop shares thoughts on 'Wonder, Love and Praise' document

During his district visits, the bishop will discuss “Wonder, Love and Praise” - learn more about this document ...

August 08, 2017

Join the bishop for the 2017 Days on the District

Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar will make his annual visits to the districts beginning Aug. 27. Check out the schedule ...

July 12, 2017

RISEM DS Visiting Churches

See photos from RISEM District Superintendent Rev. Andrew Foster's travels around the district.

July 03, 2017

Vital Conversations: Race - the next step

The Circle Process at Annual Conference was a start. Now it's time to bring conversations to your local church.

June 17, 2017

AC 2017 Saturday, June 17 Recap

Here's what happened at Annual Conference on Saturday, June 17

June 17, 2017

Blackstone named 2017 Ziegler preacher

The 2017 Ziegler honoree is the Rev. Dr. Thomas Blackstone, Pleasant Street UMC, Waterville, ME.

June 16, 2017

AC 2017 Friday, June 16 Recap

Here's what happened at Annual Conference on Friday, June 16

June 16, 2017

Bishop to new clergy: 'Roll up your sleeves'

Two were ordained and six commissioned at the service on Friday, June 16, at the 2017 Annual Conference.

June 16, 2017

Steven Dry delivers 2017 Laity Address

Steven Dry is the winner of the 2017 Laity Address Challenge. He spoke on the guiding Scripture for this year's AC.

June 15, 2017

2017 Episcopal Address: Let's not throw away our shot

The bishop quoted "Hamilton" and put a message about welcoming all center stage.

June 15, 2017

AC 2017: Thursday, June 15 Recap

Here's what happened at Annual Conference on Thursday, June 15

June 15, 2017

Bishop Moore-Koikoi: Listen to the angels

Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi was guest preacher for this year's Memorial Service at Annual Conference.

June 15, 2017

BOM and Board of Laity issue joint statement to open AC17

A joint statement by the Board of Ordained Ministry and the Board of Laity opened Annual Conference.

June 14, 2017

Preachers' Aid Society hosts annual clergy lunch

Each year the Society celebrates clergy who are retiring, marking the 50-year milestone or being ordained.

June 06, 2017

Vermont District says farewell to DS Brigid Farrell

After 8 years, the district said goodbye to Rev. Farrell with a celebration June 4, 2017 at Hedding UMC in Barre.

May 30, 2017

Connectional Table announces first Fall Retreat

The Connectional Table's first Fall Retreat with Conference leaders will be Nov. 17-18, 2017 at Sudbury (MA) UMC.

May 30, 2017

Rev. Dwight Haynes: One bike, 80 years, and 35,000+ miles

Dwight Haynes reached his goal of cycling 35,000 miles before his 80th birthday - and he's still on the road.

May 15, 2017

Ken Sloane: Connectional giving is in our DNA as United Methodists

If you missed the conversations with Ken Sloane about stewardship, watch a short video made during his visit.

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