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Chaplain Captain the Rev. Keith Manry was named the Air Force 2014 Chaplain of the Year. Photo courtesy of The Upper New York Conference.

United Methodist named Air Force chaplain of the year

The Rev. Keith Manry, who rebuilt a house for an Afghan family and played guitar to comfort a dying child, was “in shock and grateful” to receive award. Read More

‘Veterans Day can be observed every day of the year.’

Bishop Peggy Johnson says we must continue to show our appreciation for the three and a half million vets coping with service-related disabilities beyond Nov. 11. Read More

A veteran speaks on ‘honoring our heroes’ on Veterans Day

Rev. Dave Ryan, a veteran of Vietnam, invites us to pray for the day we can stop ‘making veterans and mourning heroes’ and for all ‘living survivors’ today. Read More

The Rev. Douglas Waite. Photo courtesy of Douglas Waite

Embrace military families and give thanks

Retired Navy chaplain reflects on 30 years of active service and shares ways for United Methodist churches to reach out. Read More

Military chaplains ask if church cares

Chaplains serving in wartime ministries need to know the church values and appreciates them, writes the Rev. Randolph Cross. Read More