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Warren McGuffin shows the raised-bed garden where okra has been planted at the Thomas Food Project in Thomas, Haiti. McGuffin is director of sustainability for the project. A UMNS photo by Mike DuBose.

Warren McGuffin: ‘Giving away fishing poles’

Warren McGuffin, who started a food program in Haiti, is now working to give Haitians the tools to feed themselves. View

The Rev. Adam Weber, lead pastor, delivers the message during a Sunday service at Embrace Church in Sioux Falls, S.D. Embrace, a United Methodist Church founded in 2007, is one of the top 50 fastest-growing U.S. churches in 2013 according to Outreach magazine. Photo by Amie Hansen Photography for Embrace Church. Accompanies UMNS story #268. 10/17/13.; Photo by Amie Hansen Photography for Embrace Church

S.D. church makes ‘fastest-growing’ list

Embrace in Sioux Falls is the only United Methodist church to make magazine's 2013 list of U.S. top 50 in growth. Read More

Tackling hunger ‘hands-on’ at annual conference

This year, 10 United Methodist conferences packed 680,000 meals for Stop Hunger Now during annual conference sessions. Read More

2013 hunger report: Goals ‘within reach’

Report on world hunger notes measurable successes in poorest countries. Read More

Chaplain Comforts Wounded Warriors: Chaplain Laura Bender

Laura Bender cheers from the sidelines at Warrior Games. She knows troops deal with physical and emotional wounds. "War changes everyone." View

Army Staff Sgt. Joe Murray holds his 3-week-old baby at his Fort Campbell, Ky., battalion headquarters.Photo by Hope Murray

Sunday Supper events reach out to military

Seeking new ways to honor veterans and to embrace military families, United Methodist congregations share special plans for Jan. 20 and beyond. Read More

UMTV: Church Meal for Military

"To know someone's wrapped their arms around their family is just a tremendous thing." Sponsor families, cards and care show congregation's support. View

2012: Hunger spiked when disaster struck

Whether natural or economic, disasters have driven up need for food assistance this year. Read More

UMTV: Church Rethinks School Lunches

Pastor says meal program is "not about churchianity; it's about Christianity. It's not about the building, it's about the people we are building." View

Placemats make point on food rights

Church World Service offers discussion tips, recipes, worship aids and action ideas for churches to mark World Food Day on October 16. Read More

UMTV: Catering Work for Homeless

Inside the Box buys a meal for a homeless person for every lunch sold. Homeless teens train for jobs in food service. Good food for a good cause. View

UMTV: Produce Drop Pounds Hunger

40,000 pounds of cucumbers help feed hungry. "There is only one reason there are hungry people in the United States &ellipsis; because we tolerate it." View

GC2012: Breaking bread with the homeless

Delegates took a break from legislative tedium to eat and sing with Tampa's homeless. Read More

Better child nutrition brings economic gain

UMCOR, Church World Service join '1000 Days' movement focusing on effects of malnutrition. "Food is the first medicine." Read More

Ending hunger in 5 years ‘doable’

Include God and make the effort, urges president of international hunger-relief organization. Read More

Sowing promise for developing countries

Foods Resource Bank spins cash from crops into food security as farmers and churches make a global difference. Read More

Breadfruit flour effort aims to enrich Haiti

Despite obstacles, Hennepin Avenue church in Minneapolis works toward innovative project to provide food and jobs. Read More

New report connects farmers, the hungry

Bread for the World's 2012 hunger report focuses on need to change policy to increase nutritious food production in ways that benefit all. Read More

UMTV: Restaurant Owner On Mission

Steve Pool cooked up a way to help others. "No matter who you are or where you live, there are missions within ten miles of your house." View

Children and their families enjoy a free meal at Wesley United Methodist Church in Fresno, Calif. Photo by Barry Simmons.

More children in poverty not a surprise

United Methodists emphasize need to break poverty cycle along with maintaining programs to care for children. Read More

Helping Hungry Students

Roughly one in six kids in the U.S. live in householdsclassified as "food insecure." That means there's not always enough food to go around. View