Current News Releases and Articles

May 07, 2019

Conference leaders engage in 'Fearless Dialogues'

Conference leaders gathered for training with Fearless Dialogues, a group that seeks to foster conversation.

May 06, 2019

NE JFON's newest clinics reach out to youth on their own

New England Justice for Our Neighbors’ newest legal clinics in Lowell and Lawrence serve unaccompanied youth.

May 06, 2019

New England JFON awarded $30,000 grant

NE Justice for Our Neighbors has received its first grant from the national JFON for a new clinic in Worcester, MA.

May 03, 2019

Bishop announces plans for Tri-State District leadership

District Superintendents Karen Munson, Taesung Kang, and We Hyun Chang to share district oversight.

April 26, 2019

A message from Bishop Devadhar: Judicial Council rulings

Read a message from Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar regarding the most recent rulings by the Judicial Council.

April 25, 2019

New England hosts NEJ VIM and Disaster Academy

New England hosted the 2019 Northeastern Jurisdictional Volunteers in Mission Disaster Academy April 1-4, 2019 at Rolling Ridge.

April 23, 2019

Parish Consultants: Coaching pastors

First UMC in Melrose had a big building and some big issues. Rev. Stacey Lanier called Parish Consultants to help.

April 19, 2019

Bring your UMCOR kits to Annual Conference

UMCOR kits can be dropped off at Annual Conference between June 12-15, 2019.

April 16, 2019

Meet the families of Faith Community UMC

Meet some of the families of Faith Community UMC in Duxbury, MA, in this short video

April 15, 2019

Conference CFA announces decision regarding General Church Apportionments

Read a letter from the Conference Council on Finance and Administration regarding General Church Apportionments.

April 12, 2019

50th Anniversary Mittineague Methodist Community Preschool

On April 24, West Springfield UMC celebrates 50 years of providing affordable, high-quality preschool.

April 11, 2019

Cultivate Hope this Spring

Local churches, United Methodist Communications has ideas to help boost awareness of your ministry.

April 08, 2019

Join the bishop for 'Holy Conversations'

Bishop Devadhar to hold ‘Holy Conversations’ in each district leading up to Annual Conference.

April 05, 2019

Some 1,400 attend 'Courageous Conversations'

Events around the Conference to unpack General Conference 2019 were well attended, revealed desire for action.

March 27, 2019

Brunswick UMC hosts a United Methodist Economic Ministry Anniversary Event

Brunswick (ME) UMC hosted a 50th Anniversary celebration for the United Methodist Economic Ministry.

March 22, 2019

General Conference 2019 Response from United Methodist Clergy in Mid-Maine

Mid-Maine clergy respond to the decisions of General Conference 2019.

March 19, 2019

Connectional Table reviews programming budget requests

Connectional Table reviews 2020 budget requests from NEAC boards and committees; recommendations head to CFA.

March 07, 2019

New England Conference Cabinet offers a response to the 2019 General Conference

Read a statement from Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar and New England Conference Cabinet.

March 06, 2019

Apply now for New England Conference scholarships

United Methodist Church members are invited to apply for undergraduate scholarships. Deadline is April 30, 2019.

March 04, 2019

Take a short survey about Abundant Health

The Conference Board of Global Ministries is seeking to better resource churches around Abundant Health.

February 26, 2019

A message from Bishop Devadhar: General Conference 2019

Read Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar's message to the New England Conference after the 2019 General Conference.

February 25, 2019

GC19: How it works

Rev. Jim McPhee talks about how General Conference works ...

February 25, 2019

GC19: NE delegates come to the floor to speak on the Simple Plan

Bonnie Marden and Rev. Becca Girrell both spoke on the Simple Plan during today's session.

February 25, 2019

GC19: NE Delegates share their thoughts on Sunday's events

Members of the New England delegation share their thoughts about the first day of business at General Conference 2019.

February 25, 2019

GC19: Photos from General Conference 2019

See photos from each day of the 2019 General Conference.

February 24, 2019

GC19: Being a page at General Conference

Vermonters Rev. Megan Stowe and Julie Waldron talk about what it’s like to be a page at General Conference.

February 24, 2019

GC19: Bringing seminary students to General Conference

The Rev. Dr. Cristian De La Rosa of BU School of Theology talks about bringing students to General Conference,

February 24, 2019

GC19: Delegates share thoughts on Sunday morning session

Delegates Rene Wilbur and Scott Campbell share their thoughts on the Sunday morning session at General Conference.

February 24, 2019

GC19: NEAC members participate in opening worship

Two BU School of Theology Students who are members of Family UMC in Saugus were part of the opening worship at GC19

February 23, 2019

GC19: NE Elder moderates 'Conversation at the Crossroads'

New England Elder Rev. Jay Williams moderated a panel of openly gay delegates on Friday evening, Feb. 22.

February 19, 2019

Report on 2018 Mission Share Fund Reserves

Conference Council on Finance and Administration (CCFA) and Treasurer's Office share report on Conference finances.

February 19, 2019

Watch the Pre-Lenten Gathering video

Watch a video recap (in two parts) of the Pre-Lenten Gathering for clergy held on Feb. 11, 2019.

February 12, 2019

NEAC assists those affect by 2018 gas explosion

Twenty-nine families affected received a total of $14,500 in gift cards for necessities. Thank you.

February 10, 2019

Stowe named Central MA District Superintendent

Rev. Megan A. Stowe, pastor at St. Paul's UMC in St. Albans, VT, has been named Central MA District Superintendent.

February 07, 2019

A Challenge from DS Foster

RISEM DS Andrew Foster III offers a challenge: "The Love Dare: A 40 day journey."

February 06, 2019

The Flat Project

The Shelburne (VT) UMC Sunday School began a global project last spring ... to discover we are all one big family!

February 05, 2019

Worship resources from Rev. Stephen Bascom

Resources shared by Rev. Stephen Bascom at the January 2019 Mid-Maine District Ministry Day.

January 30, 2019

“Courageous Conversations” in the MME District

Unpack the 2019 General Conference at the Mid-Maine “Courageous Conversation” gathering.

January 30, 2019

Mechuwana: Come Celebrate Winter With Us

Youth in grades 6-12 are invited to a one-night youth rally at Camp Mechuwana on Feb. 9-10, 2019.

January 29, 2019

Join our post-General Conference 'Courageous Conversations'

New England clergy and laity are invited to join in “Courageous Conversations” to unpack General Conference 2019.

January 22, 2019

Employer honors ERT leader for his service

Gerard Piscitelli, Early Response Team leader from Worcester, was honored with his employer's “Giving Back Award.”

January 17, 2019

Clergy to receive training in 'Vital Conversations' on race

Conference Commission on Religion and Race is training clergy to have “Vital Conversations” about race and racism.

January 09, 2019

2020 budget requests due March 1

2020 budget requests from Conference programs, ministries, and agencies are due March 1, 2019.

January 09, 2019

Vermont District Bottle Challenge for JFON & UMEM

Help raise funds in your local church for JFON and the UMEM with a Bottle Challenge!

January 07, 2019

Central MA District names new administrative assistant

Rebecca Richards Guzman has joined the staff as administrative assistant for the Central MA District.

December 05, 2018

December Camp and Retreat news

In the first newsletter of each month, the UMCatalyst puts the spotlight on news and information about our Camp and Retreat Centers. See what’s happening at our sites:

November 27, 2018

Upcoming experiences for youth

There are a number of upcoming opportunities for youth that offer the chance to travel and explore your faith.

November 20, 2018

One Board church leadership model explained

Rev. Rick McKinley has created a webinar on the One Board Model of church leadership. Watch the video.

November 13, 2018

JFON: 'Now is the time to be a source of hope for our immigrant neighbors'

Folks gathered to support New England Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON) at two events this year.

November 07, 2018

November Camping and Retreat News

In the first newsletter of each month, the UMCatalyst puts the spotlight on news and information about our Camp and Retreat Centers. See what’s happening at our sites:

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