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Ohio church sews quilts of love for Congo ill

Raising money to buy a new plane for Congo ministry wasn't enough for a congregation that also wanted a personal touch. Read More

Elysia Cooper, 2, hugs a state flag during a visit to Ox Hill Battlefield Park, Fairfax County, Va. More than 1,500 soldiers were killed or wounded during this Civil War battle on Sept. 1, 1862.

20 ways to reach out on Veterans Day

Sunday is Veterans Day. Read creative ways individuals and congregations can engage in ministry with U.S. military, vets and their families. Read More

Who cares for caregivers?

Providing continual care takes a toll. Care Team Ministry at St. John's United Methodist Church supports those who watch over others. Read More

Africa University Requests Financial Support

Zimbabwe's economic crisis shows few signs of easing, and United Methodist-related Africa University has issued another urgent call for financial support from the denomination. Read More

Nothing But Nets To Aid Refugees in Africa

The Nothing But Nets anti-malaria campaign has announced a new initiative to help eliminate malaria deaths in the next generation. Responding to an urgent and immediate need, Nothing But Nets is working with the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to send long-lasting, insecticide-treated bed nets (bed... 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

Young Fund-Raiser Scores $50K for Mosquito Nets

If someone asked seven-year old Katherine Commale what she did on her summer vacation, her answer would have to be "a lot!" But Katherine hasn't just been swimming at the pool and playing with her brother Joseph. Read More

El Paso Congregation Held as Example of Transformation

The United Methodist Church is "feeding the physically and spiritually hungry," Bishop Sharon Brown Christopher of Urbana, Ill., reminded the denomination's General Conference during her April 24 Episcopal Address at in Fort Worth. Read More

United Methodists Score $3.35 Million For Nothing But Nets

The people of The United Methodist Church have raised more than $3.35 million for the Nothing But Nets malaria prevention campaign since its launch in November 2006-enough to cover the cost of 335,000 nets. Read More

Foundation Establishes Martha “Twick” Morrison Endowment

The Foundation for United Methodist Communications announced today the establishment of the Martha "Twick" Morrison Endowment to provide financial support from investment income to support programs to help United Methodist communicators in the Central Conferences enhance their communication skills. Read More

Online Game Offers New Opportunity to Send Nets, Save Lives

World Malaria Day is April 25.Now and throughout April, there's an easy new way to help eliminate malaria deaths in Africa and raise more money for nets through the Nothing But Nets malaria prevention campaign. Read More

Nothing But Nets Nets Over $18 Million To Date

In its first year, the Nothing But Nets campaign raised over $18 million from more than 60,000 donors. A new report issued by the United Nations Foundation, creator of the grassroots campaign, indicates that... Read More

United Methodists to Air Messages of Hope for Southern California Fire Victims

Southern California United Methodists will air television commercials sharing messages of hope with millions of their neighbors affected by the wildfires that have destroyed nearly 2,000 homes and scarred more than 600,000 acres. Read More