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Priscilla Viuya, left, and Florita Villanueva Miranda at the meeting of the Asia-Pacific Association of Methodist-related Educational Institutions in Incheon, Korea. Photo by Kimberly Lord, GBHEM

Filipino laywoman elected APAMEI director

Priscilla Viuya elected director of Asia-Pacific education association. Read More

Missionary’s Global Calling: Rev. Romeo del Rosario

Romeo del Rosario has served for decades, speaks 9 languages, and credits call to missionaries in Philippines. "God leads me all the way." View

2013: Cleaning up after winds, flood

A November typhoon that left part of the Philippines in ruins was reminiscent of the 2004 South Asian tsunami while in the United States, tornado-prone Oklahoma witnessed the nation’s widest tornado on record and Colorado floodwaters cut off mountain towns for days. Read More

Video: UMCOR’s Response After Typhoon

"UMCOR really is the local church." Leaders talk about ways United Methodists are bringing real relief to those hit by Typhoon Haiyan. View

Regional conferences take on social issues

United Methodists tackled hot-button topics like homosexuality, gun violence, divestment and immigration reform. Read More

United Methodists prep for 2013 conferences

Amid serious deliberations, members also take time to celebrate in United States, Africa, Europe and the Philippines. Read More

UMTV: Growing Hope in the Philippines

The Dumagat live in an isolated place, threatened by outsiders. The tribe is learning new skills to survive thanks to UMCOR. View

UM aid worker killed in Afghanistan

Daniel Terry spent 40 years of his life helping people in desperate need. Read More

Bishops seek justice in Philippines

Bishops condemn killings, urge prayer, activism for people of Philippines. Read More

Church supports people of Tibet, Sudan, Taiwan

Petitions express caring, compassion and support for human rights. Read More

A man searches through bags of garbage for recyclables to resell in the Payatas landfill in Manila, Philippines. The island nation's capital city is one of the most densely populated places on earth.

Commentary: Finding a kingdom in heaven in Manila

United Methodists are bringing Christ and hope to the "sad, dark" places in the Philippines. Read More

One-year-old Joshua Flores receives free treatment for tuberculosis at United Methodist Mary Johnston Hospital in Manila, Philippines. As one of the country's few missionary hospitals, Mary Johnston accepts all patients regardless of race, creed or ability to pay.

Struggling hospital continues to offer free health care

Begun in 1906 as a missionary clinic in the Philippines, United Methodist Mary Johnston Hospital is a model for service to the poor. Read More

Bishop Solito K. Toquero (far right) visits with some of the young girls living at the Gilead Center, a residential shelter for street children supported by The United Methodist Church.

Filipino church ministers to destitute families

In Manila, where the poorest people live among cemetery tombs, The United Methodist Church provides hope to escape the cycle of poverty. Read More

A young girl is surrounded by trash at the dump nicknamed Smokey Mountain in Manila, Philippines. The city's poorest people live in the dump and make their living looking for goods to recycle.

Church offers hope to Filipinos living amid garbage

In Manila, the Smokey Mountain garbage dump is home to not only rotting garbage but hundreds of families trapped by poverty. Read More

Street children find haven at United Methodist center

The United Methodist Church in the Philippines brings mercy and mission to the poor. This is the first of a five-part series. Read More

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