Britain's Methodist, Baptist and United Reformed Churches have called on European politicians to make firm commitments on climate change policy at the EU summit meeting in Strasbourg, which starts today.
Nine Methodist Church leaders in Fiji have returned to court as the military regime continues to crack down on those who speak out against it. The nine Methodists have been banned from preaching and attending meetings.
A Methodist organist is planning to use his hour on Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth this Sunday simply to make London happy with music. Peter Harding, organist at Acocks Green Methodist Church in Birmingham, will play the accordion to passers-by.
A cruciform tree, a radiating Cain eyed by a simmering Abel, and a doveish floating vision: these are just a few of the images you will see as part of the vital but little-known Methodist Art Collection, says Simon Barrow.
Among other concerns, the forthcoming annual Conference ifor British Methodism will tackle climate change, young people and leadership and ethical patterns of investment when it gathers in Wolverhampton in July.