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Disaster recovery: Indiana town bounces back

One year after tornado levels Henryville, pastor says, "When we bind together as the body of Christ, we are a force to be reckoned with." Read More

Loan break for United Methodist students

BorrowSmart offers a 3.75 interest rate, different repayment option to try to help students graduate without huge amounts to repay. Read More

Students face years of debt

If no agreement reached, loan rates will increase at a time when young people are graduating or leaving with thousands to repay. Read More

Celebrating my father, exorcising a demon

We need to examine our fathers to understand the challenges of their lives, says retired pastor, now a father and grandfather. Read More

Bridging the poverty gap

Taking on the role of someone in poverty gives participants in the Circles Initiative a different perspective on how to help. Read More

Training Churches for Job Ministry: Katherine Simons

Simons works with Roswell UMC's successful Job Networking ministry and hopes other churches will begin their own to help those out of work. View

UMTV: Church Welcomes Job Seekers

Roswell UMC has 360 volunteers who offer networking opportunities and spiritual support to those looking for work. View

Mentoring and Ministry: Rev. Kirbyjon Caldwell

In three decades of leading one of the largest congregations in the U. S., the Rev. Kirbyjon Caldwell has developed his own style of preaching, and his own strong opinions about staying vital. View

UMTV: Car Care for Single Moms

Church makes mothers' day. "They came for free gas, but the look in their eyes when you said 'I would be glad to pray for you' was a God moment." View

United Methodist Leaders Call for Hope, Outreach in Economic Crisis

The global financial crisis underscores the importance of a renewed focus on mission and ministry for the church and reminds Christians to maintain hope during fearful times, said three key United Methodist leaders. Read More