Ten thousand Methodists from around the world will assemble in the South Korean capital of Seoul 20-24 July 2006 for the 19th World Methodist Council (WMC) to pray for the peaceful resolution of global conflicts. The theme of this year’s gathering is Ì¢‰âÒReconciling God in Christ.Ì¢‰âÂå According to Korea Methodist Council chairperson Shin Kyung-Ha, Ì¢‰âÒThere will be more than six thousand foreign guests and it will be the biggest international event in 120 years of Korean Church history.” About twenty United Methodist Church leaders from the United States are working to have a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jung-Il prior to the event. (Ecumenical News International)