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Native American teens participate in a tobacco prevention program hosted by the Committee on Native American Ministries of the North Carolina Conference.

Native American Teens Stop Smoking

Tobacco use among Native Americans is much higher than in the general population. Now teens in a top tobacco-growing state pledge not to smoke. View

2013 hunger report: Goals ‘within reach’

Report on world hunger notes measurable successes in poorest countries. Read More

2012: Hunger spiked when disaster struck

Whether natural or economic, disasters have driven up need for food assistance this year. Read More

‘Queen’ reigns over Liberian hospital

In addition to her duties as warehouse assistant at Ganta United Methodist Hospital, Ester Deline also serves as Ganta's 'queen.' Read More

‘Giving Tuesday’ to keep Christ in Christmas

Amid the bargain-hunting hype, generous givers seek opportunities to feed hungry, fight malaria, offer relief, nurture leaders and more. Read More

Community health workers bring healing

In remote areas of Liberia with few resources, a team of volunteer health workers is often the only way villagers receive medical care. Read More

Bees, snails, Moringa trees boost Liberians

UMCOR's program to teach sustainable agriculture and development makes an economic and health impact for West Africans. Read More

Sierra Leone students to fight malaria

Plan is for schoolteachers to train health club members who will spread knowledge to their peers, families and communities. Read More

Hispanic church offers model of growth

A Chicago-area congregation with lay missioner at helm has expanded from 12 to more than 120 in two years. Read More

Emerging S. Sudan now faces malaria battle

United Methodists are working to help newest nation in world as it puts behind 50 years of one war only to fight another. Read More

UMTV: Father’s Adoption Story

United Methodist dad recalls the dramatic circumstances that saved one baby's life and changed his family's future. View

UMTV: Catering Work for Homeless

Inside the Box buys a meal for a homeless person for every lunch sold. Homeless teens train for jobs in food service. Good food for a good cause. View

Photographer’s Ministry with the Poor: Paul Jeffrey

"The poor don't have the luxury of giving up." Missionary Paul Jeffrey finds God in the field. "I'm continually evangelized by the poor." View

Children and their families enjoy a free meal at Wesley United Methodist Church in Fresno, Calif. Photo by Barry Simmons.

More children in poverty not a surprise

United Methodists emphasize need to break poverty cycle along with maintaining programs to care for children. Read More

Volunteer in Mission team members Terry Temple (left background) and John Thomas (right background) help lead a game for children outside the Methodist church in Furcy, Haiti.

Love draws mission team back to Haiti

Each year, United Methodists from New York make the arduous journey to build relationships and bring healing to Furcy. Read More

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