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Students laugh in a classroom in East Congo. Photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist News Service.

A United Methodist Prayer for the Classroom

When students go back to school, so do teachers, administrators, and other staff. Take time to offer this quick prayer for those beginning another school session. View

Lighting for Literacy co-founder Doug McNeil looks on as Maxine Parr drills pipes to make solar powered light kits for homes in Colonet, Mexico.

Church Builds Lights for Literacy

An idea for Earth Day at one United Methodist church is now touching lives around the planet and teaching STEM concepts to youth. View

Wake Forest University football captain Brandon Chubb loads the truck for H.O.P.E. a feeding and mentoring program for children.

Football Stars Feed Hungry Kids

Wake Forest athletes make big plays to defeat hunger. “It’s feeding a soul, a child that needs someone to look up to or feels like there is no hope.” View

A Freedom School volunteer reads with a young scholar at Summit on 16th United Methodist Church in Columbus, Ohio. Freedom Schools “build strong, literate, and empowered children.” Photo by Gwen Kisker, United Methodist Communications.

Freedom Schools Shape Students’ Lives

United Methodists staff and support Freedom Schools to empower young scholars to become tomorrow's leaders. View

The Special Pen Pals Program of First United Methodist Church in Grand Junction, CO fosters new friendships across generations. Photo by Ken Redding Photography.

Church Pen Pals Seal Generation Gap

Special Pals ministry brings students and senior adult church members together, one letter at a time. View

Teenagers loiter in Kpetewoma village while schools are closed due to Ebola.

The Church in Sierra Leone: Academics, Teen Pregnancy and Ebola

Sierra Leone must rebuild education infrastructure and bring students back to school after losing a year due to Ebola. View

Church Rethinks School Lunches

Pastor says meal program is View

UMTV: Meharry Doctors’ Match Day

Young doctors kick off their careers with a half-century old tradition. View

Books for Homeless Kids

Family crises often force homeless children to change schools multiple times. A shelter is using a literacy laboratory to bridge the gap. View

Helping Hungry Students

Roughly one in six kids in the U.S. live in householdsclassified as View

Grade School Grandpals

In one small town, grandparents are remembered often by children to whom they may not be related, but share a special bond. View