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  • '> Bishop Swanson's Thanksgiving Message
  • Bishop James E. Swanson, Sr. and his wife Delphine, sends Thanksgiving greetings to the Mississippi Annual Conference. The Episcopal Fund pays the salaries of active and retired Bishops. 
  • Chuck Knows Church: Bishops
  • How much do you really know about the office of bishop of The United Methodist Church? Chuck will tell you the basics as he plays a difficult chess match. The Episcopal Fund pays the salaries of active and retired Bishops. 
  • UM Bishops make Historic Trip to China
  • A United Methodist delegation travelled to China in the Spring to renew old friendships and forge deeper relationships with Chinese Christians. Your support of the Episcopal Fund helps support the work of the UM Bishops.  
  • Hope Lives at the Border
  • After a visit to the southwestern-most edge of the U.S., Iowa Area Bishop Julius C. Trimble writes, “Now I understand better how walls and fences, combined with a broken immigration policy, drive people to desperate efforts through treacherous trails of hope.”  
  • Bishops go to border ‘to stand for children of God’
  • Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey writes in her commentary how she and her fellow colleagues must stand for the children of God who are separated from loved ones at the U.S.-Mexican border. The Episcopal Fund of the UMC supports the work of all active United Methodist Bishops.   
  • Wisdom from Africa
  • We can keep on doing church the way we know how to do church and hope to get different results. Or ... we can listen to the wisdom of Africa.      
  • Bishop responds to crimes against gay men
  • New York Area Bishop Martin D. McLee responded to a rash of violent crimes against gay men in New York. The Episcopal Fund of the UMC supports the work of all active United Methodist Bishops.   
  • Bishop Hayes urges strength after storm
  • Oklahoma Area Bishop Robert E. Hayes Jr. grieves with victims of the Oklahoma storms. The Episcopal Fund of the UMC supports the work of all active United Methodist Bishops.   
  • Bishop urges peace in Korea
  • Bishop Hee-Soo Jung calls for an end to threats of war from the leader of North Korea. Your support of the Episcopal Fund supports the work of the United Methodist Bishops.   
  • Women making history: Bishop Sandra Steiner Ball
  • Bishop Sandra Steiner Ball talks about her life and the impact the work she does as a United Methodist Bishop. Your support of the Episcopal Fund supports the work of the United Methodist Bishops.   
  • Zimbabwe's “Green Bishop” Plants A Future
  • Bishop Eben K. Nhiwatiwa and Chabadza… doing it together for the church and the environment. Since 2004 Bishop has planted over 150 trees in Global Chabadza for God’s Creation.    

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