Current News Releases and Articles

March 20, 2018

Holy Land Pilgrimage - Sea of Galilee

2018 Holy Land pilgrims worship aboard a boat on the Sea of Galilee.

March 19, 2018

Apply now for 2018-19 general scholarship from NEAC

The New England Conference Scholarship Committee is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 academic year. Apply online by May 31, 2018.

March 14, 2018

Connectional Table hones budget process

Connectional Table develops new processes to evaluate funding requests from boards and committees.

March 13, 2018

Lent Fasting Discipline

Lent Fasting submitted by Barbara Hathaway, CLM

March 12, 2018

2018 Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Find stories and photos from the Pilgrimage to the Holy Land led by Bishop Devadhar Feb. 19 to March 1, 2018.

March 07, 2018

Holy Land Pilgrimage 2018: the Hope School

The Hope Secondary School in Beit Jala on the West Bank serves 130 disadvantaged Palestinian students

March 06, 2018

Holy Land Pilgrimage 2018: The Lord's Prayer in Aramaic

John Nissan, co-owner of Bethlehem New Store, which sells olive wood carvings, recited The Lord's Prayer in Aramaic. Take a listen ...

March 05, 2018

Holy Land Pilgrimage 2018: Remembering our baptism

Bishop Devadhar led a pilgrimage to the Holy Land 2/19 to 3/1. Over the next few weeks, we will share highlights ...

March 05, 2018

NH District Welcomes Doug Ruffle

A Missionary Mindset for Church Renewal Rev. Dr. Douglas Ruffle will be at the Grantham, NH UMC (418 Route 10 South) on Saturday March 24, 2018 from 9am - 4pm to present “A Missionary Mindset for Church Renewal”.  Using the ...

March 01, 2018

MidMaine District UMW plans spring retreat

The MidMaine UMW's one-day retreat is April 7, 2018. See the newsletter to learn about this and upcoming events.

February 27, 2018

Volunteer in Mission team needed in Western Maine

The United Methodist Economic Ministry (UMEM) in Salem, ME, seeks a team of volunteers. Learn more

February 22, 2018

DS Foster's Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

RISEM District Superintendent Andrew Foster III is on the Holy Land Pilgrimage - 2/19 - 3/1/18. See photos ...

February 21, 2018

MBH District Resource Day - Vision Day - Fresh Expressions

This training event is the perfect opportunity to discover what it means to be the Church in new and creative ways.

February 19, 2018

Vital Conversations: Maine churches facilitate community discussions on racism

York/Ogunquit UMC, with ecumenical partners, hosts community discussions based on Vital Conversations series.

February 13, 2018

Crossing borders topic at Pre-Lenten Gatherings

Some 118 clergy attended the 2018 Pre-Lenten Gatherings led by the Rev. Dr. Robin Olson, who talked about diversity and the need to "cross borders."

January 25, 2018

Restructured Connectional Table holds first meeting

The newly restructured Connectional Table met for the first time in 2018.

January 05, 2018

New England volunteers help with recovery in Florida

The Florida Conference shares this story about the hurricane recovery work being done by UM volunteers.

January 03, 2018

UMCOR working with Methodist Church of Puerto Rico on hurricane recovery

Learn more about The UMC's response on the ground in Puerto Rico and how you can help.

January 02, 2018

Camping and Retreat Ministries news: January 2018

Each month we put the spotlight on Camping and Retreat Ministries. Get the latest on the amazing ministry happening ...

January 02, 2018

College scholarships available for UMC members

Current/perspective college students who are UMC members can apply for a Fall 2018 GBHEM scholarship.

December 20, 2017

Are you over age 70 and have an IRA?

If you are over age 70½, the federal government now permits you to rollover amounts from your IRA to charity.

December 19, 2017

RISEM Mission Shares

We Give Because God First Gave To Us

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

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 28, 2017

Connectional Table, Conference leaders come together for retreat

The Connectional Table held its first retreat with Conference leaders.

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

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