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Churches beware: Liability insurance a must

The reality is that congregations must be prepared for lawsuits; having the right insurance is the first step. Read More

Laura Gage (center) hugs Joe Royer while helping sort through the wreckage of his home in Joplin, Mo.,following the deadly tornado. At left is Kevin Kaufhardt. A UMNS photo  by Mike DuBose.; A UMNS photo by Mike DuBose

Churches Dealing with Disaster

When disaster hits a community, pastors and congregations need to be prepared. Find news and resources for facing tough times. More

Church fire guts building, not spirit

Outreach to Athens, Ga., community will continue as Oconee Street United Methodist Church faces uncertain future. Read More

How do you protect your church property?

When choosing insurance against property loss such as fire, churches should not be penny-wise but pound-foolish. Read More

‘Moments of deep grace’ after church fire

"People from all denominations have rallied to our cause" with prayer and encouragement after church fires. Part 3 of a Special Report. Read More

Arsonists torch four neighboring churches

United Methodists in Western North Carolina seek answers to recent blazes in Part 2 of Special Report on church fires. Read More

Church fires challenge United Methodists

Part 1: Whether caused by lightning strike or arsonist's torch, blazes force congregations to face the unknown, accept help from others. Read More

2012: A year’s worth of disasters

As pain stretched across continents and touched some places already damaged, United Methodists throughout the connection responded. Read More

United Methodists open doors in disasters

From Colorado to the Atlantic coast, churches have worked to help those suffering in the clutches of the summer of 2012. Read More

Colorado Springs fire bypasses church

Staff evacuates Wilson UMC as Waldo Canyon fire spreads to part of city. Read More