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Conference budgets show modest growth

More United Methodist conferences are seeing a modest budget increase for 2014 than are cutting their budget or staying flat. Read More

Newtown responders get ‘Strength for Service’

First responders receive blessings and healing after witnessing "a vision that no one should" at scene of Dec. 14 tragedy. Read More

Faith leaders join call to end gun violence

Bells toll Dec. 21 for Newtown, Conn., shooting victims as religious leaders call for swift action to stop future tragedies. Read More

Newtown pastor sees pain as path to healing

The Rev. Mel Kawakami reflects on the hurt in his community as he shepherds his flock through anguish of school shootings. Read More

Grief transcends faith boundaries in Newtown

Religious community of Connecticut area comes together with governor and President to lead the healing process after horror of shootings. Read More

A Sunday of tears and comfort in Newtown

After the horrors of school shooting, nothing seems right until a congregation comes together to ask, "In our trials, Lord, walk with us." Read More

Church serves as help site in shooting wake

Newtown United Methodist, near the scene of Friday's deadly school shooting in Connecticut, is serving as a Red Cross respite center. Read More

‘Exploring Differences, Deepening Faith’

During the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, a student reflects on how living with other faiths and cultures strengthens her own. Read More

Children play between rows of tents at Camp Corail where the United Methodist Committee on Relief is helping provide services. UMNS photo by Mike DuBose.

Camp offers shelter for displaced Haitians

United Methodist Committee on Relief provides school for about 900 youngsters at Camp Corail. 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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