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Family Vacation from Cancer

Church gives trips to those dealing with disease. "It takes their childhood away. When you get to just have fun, that's giving a piece of that back." View

UMTV: Church Salutes Veterans

Vets and families honored with notes, photos, and more on Veterans Day. "This event means everything ... you can't thank them enough." View

Image of veterans receiving care packages. Courtesy of SAFE.

UMTV: Vets Helping Vets

Campus ministry near Army base supports soldiers and encourages veterans to reach out to other vets. "I have things to offer still." View

Native Americans connect with ground zero ironworkers

They came to ground zero to make a connection, Native American to Native American. Read More

Inclusion of women in combat welcomed

United Methodist women in military service note that what ruling really does is to equalize competition for more than 200,000 jobs. Read More

The Rev. Douglas Waite. Photo courtesy of Douglas Waite

Embrace military families and give thanks

Retired Navy chaplain reflects on 30 years of active service and shares ways for United Methodist churches to reach out. Read More

The Rev. Laura Bender, a United Methodist Navy chaplain and  regimental chaplain for Wounded Warriors, shares a moment of laughter with Lance Cpl. Damaso Soto. A UMNS photos by Jay Mallin.

Sports help warriors on path to healing

Not all war wounds are visible. "One of the greatest wounds is the soul wound," said United Methodist Navy chaplain Laura Bender. Read More

Caregivers need care after traumatic events

Clergy who volunteer as crisis care responders often find themselves needing a shoulder to lean on. Read More

Paul Davis (left) accepts the 2012 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award presented to Crystal Springs church by Jim Rebholz (right), honoring the church's support of U.S. Army Chaplain John Mark Branning (center).Photo by Jay Mallin, UMNS

Top award given for chaplain support

Crystal Springs (Miss.) UMC honored with Dept. of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. Read More

United Methodist pastors called to serve

As the U.S. celebrates July 4, we remember the many United Methodist pastors who left their pulpits to serve as military chaplains. Read More

Health-care chaplaincy - What’s it good for?

Chaplains get constant opportunity to serve outside their church walls. Read More

British cite importance of hospital chaplains

Often targeted by budget cuts, health-care chaplains are shown to improve patient experience. Read More

Memorial Honors Military

6,400 ribbons pay homage to service people killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. "People have grown cold to the fact men and women are still dying." View

Hope for Inmates

Chaplain champions the HOPE program, a support group in which prisoners write letters to children in Africa and send money for school fees. View

Military chaplains ask if church cares

Chaplains serving in wartime ministries need to know the church values and appreciates them, writes the Rev. Randolph Cross. Read More

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