World Church News June 2018

The Methodist Church
June 2018

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In this edition of World Church News, we read of hope in the Mediterranean, testing times in Cameroon, exciting times in Hong Kong, and of ‘amazement’ in Germany.

Mediterranean Hope


In 2015, the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy launched the Mediterranean Hope project as a response to current migration issues. Read more

Testing times in Cameroon 


Cameroon is a bilingual country that was ruled by different colonial powers. On 1 October 1961, the former French Cameroon and British Cameroon came together to form the Republic of Cameroon as we know it today. Read more

Exciting times

It was raining torrentially on 21 May 1893, Pentecost Sunday, when the Revd Charles Bone led the opening service for the first Wesleyan Methodist Chapel in Hong Kong. Read more



European Methodist Festival 2018: When dreams become reality


Some 850 people from across Europe and beyond attended the European Methodist festival ‘Staunen!’ which took place in the town of Dünenhof in Germany over the Ascension weekend. Read more

Death of the Revd Dr Colin M Morris

The Revd Dr Colin M Morris, renowned preacher, author and broadcaster who served as President of the Conference in 1976, died on Tuesday 22 May.  Read more

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