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Lar May Maung, Mu Dah, Cha Eh Pwo and Mu Shee at high school graduation. Mu Dah credits the Summer Scholar Extended Education (SEE) program which is supported by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. Photo courtesy GBHEM.

United Methodist grant helps Myanmar student

A young woman who fled her home and spent 12 years in a refugee camp, graduates from high school with honors with the help of the Summer Scholar Extended Education program. Read More

Women making history: Roslyn Lee

"Women's History Month is not only about history," says local pastor. "It is also about me and my identity and how I claim my identity." Read More

United Methodists honor Inouye’s service

U.S. senator "demonstrated the highest ideals of what it meant to serve the country as well as to serve the public," says bishop. Read More

United Methodists join mourning for Trayvon

Congregations across the nation honored the slain teen by wearing hoodies to churches Sunday. Read More

Bishop candidates visit black caucus

For the first time, all U.S. endorsed candidates seeking to become bishops met and were blessed by Black Methodists for Church Renewal. Read More

Agency QA: Religion and Race

Series looks at how agencies carry out mission. "If the commission did not exist, the church would be at risk of losing its racial conscience." Read More

John Wesley and black colleges

Walter Kimbrough writes that United Methodists can see the social principles in action when they support the Black College Fund. Read More

Ethnic groups offer ideas for vital church

National plans for ethnic/racial ministries are growing churches and planting new ones. They should be part of any new structure, groups say. Read More

Meharry tackles health care from all angles

From cancer research to community partnerships to reduce diabetes, historic Meharry keeps an eye on the future. Read More

Meharry attacks HIV/AIDS in lab, streets

African-American women are 15 times more likely to become infected with HIV. One medical school is trying to find out why. Read More

Young Black Church Leader: Rev. Ronnie Miller-Yow

As head of Black Methodists for Church Renewal, a popular pastor and college chaplain, Ronnie Miller-Yow shares ideas for church growth. View

Young leaders watching church in action

The Bishop Melvin G. Talbert Leadership Institute Fellows are being nurtured to become ethical leaders of vital congregations. Read More

Conference trains church planters

Lay missionary planting network project works to develop new faith fellowships, churches in Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference. Read More

Black leaders talk about church changes

Annual forum for church leaders dominated by discussion of impact of proposed changes on African-American congregations. Read More

Ethnic caucuses voice restructure concerns

Legislation to consolidate general agencies "minimizes and will exclude" the participation of ethnic minorities, the statement says. Read More

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