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Bishop Hope Morgan Ward updates the North Carolina Conference on The Church response to Ebola.

Bishop Hope Morgan Ward: Responding to the Ebola Crisis

Church leader reminds viewers that prayers and gifts matter in the race against Ebola. View

A young mother sits next to her baby who is being treated for malaria at Kissy Hospital.

Faith First at Sierra Leone’s Kissy Hospital

"Faith has been a very strong tool in my box. And it has worked tremendously.” Doctors say Christian care makes the difference at United Methodist Kissy Hospital in Sierra Leone. View

Advance for Christ and His Church, The

An official United Methodist program for voluntary, second-mile giving. The Advance is called second-mile giving because, in The United Methodist Church, the first mile (priority) is for local churches to pay their World Service and other apportioned funds and conference benevolence commitments.Source: Sharing God's Gifts Glossary of United... Read More

The Church in China: To serve God, society

For the past 28 years, the Amity Foundation has worked to assist those on the margins of Chinese society. Read More

Christmas giving blesses giver, receiver

At United Methodist alternative-giving markets, shoppers find that compassion, not consumerism, is the best way to honor the Christ-child. Read More

UMTV: Child Advances Missions

Hadley Davis is not 12 yet, but she's raised hundreds of dollars for UMCOR. She likes to share ideas. "No one can say no to a little kid." View

GC2012 Celebration Sunday: The Advance

Meet some of the people who represent The United Methodist Church at work in the world - and those who make their missions possible. View

Mixed blessings in new U.S. church numbers

Declining membership trend continues; 2010 giving to UMCOR up 146 percent and direct giving to causes jumps 29 percent. Read More

Members of St. Martin Methodist Church in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, erect a temporary shelter for Sunday worship. UMNS photos by Mike DuBose.

Worship goes on beside damaged Haitian church

Between the ruins of St. Martin Methodist Church and school, chairs are full. Read More

New Advance Project Guide Now Available

Almost a thousand projects and programs in 100 countries are included in the new Giving Resource Guide from The Advance, the United Methodist designated mission giving channel. Read More

Zimbabwe’s Economic Woes Create Urgent Funding Need

Operating in a nation beset by economic and political crises, Africa University has issued an urgent plea for United Methodist congregations to fulfill their 2008 financial obligations to the Zimbabwe-based school. Read More

Marilyn Griffith of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Indianapolis dances with Janet Yema Bio, a midwife at the United Methodist-related Kissy Hospital in Sierra Leone, during a presentation on The Advance, a program of designated giving through The United Methodist Church.

Sixty years later, the Advance still offers hope

The Advance for Christ and His Church serves people in need through projects around the world. Read More

A groundbreaking is celebrated for a new ministry center at Cookson Hills Center in Cookson, Okla. The center, a project funded by The Advance for Christ and His Church, serves Native Americans in the area.

Cookson Hills center and The Advance turn 60

Center offers diverse ministries with Native Americans and shares an intertwined history with The Advance. Read More