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New Methodist Theological Seminary Projected for Peru

A simple clay bowl brings to mind images of baptismNew Methodist Theological Seminary Projected for Peru

Global Ministries News
10/17/08: A grant from a designated fund will help establish a seminary to serve the Andes region of South America.
 
United Methodists Look to Latin American Counterparts

Bishop Minerva G. CarcaƱoApril 26, 2008
Tracing a "shared journey of faith," one committee calls for the denomination to more fully embrace their counterparts in Latin American and the Caribbean. Read more...
Source: United Methodist News Service

 
Online Video: Latin America and Caribbean Report, General Conference

Latin America and the CaribbeanSaturday, April 26, 2008
General Conference of The United Methodist Church, Fort Worth, Texas
Although some relationships have continued through the Council of Evangelical Methodist Churches of Latin America (CIEMAL) and United Methodist agencies and U.S. annual (regional) conferences, a better connection is needed.

The report from the second morning session begins at the 45 minute mark. View it on umc.org:

 
'Encounter with Christ' in Latin America and Caribbean
May 22, 2007
A desire to shift more decision-making about mission in Latin America to Methodist churches in the region has led to the successful development of a permanent fund to support projects in those countries. Read More...
Source: United Methodist News Service
 
Dialogue and Study Look at Relations among Methodists in the Americas

March 30, 2007
A series of dialogues and studies are looking at the past, present, and future relations between The United Methodist Church and its mission partner Methodist churches in Latin American and the Caribbean. Read More...
Source: United Methodist News Service