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UMCMarket.org Gets Upgrade

Shopping Portal www.umcmarket.org Gets New Look   Nashville, TN – The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) is announcing that the online shopping portal, UMCMarket, is being relaunched July 13, 2015 using more advanced technology and faster delivery of donations.  Working... Read More

Sunday School children helped raised funds, and awareness, at a North Ferrisburgh church. Photo courtesy of The Vermont Eagle online.

Kids help raise funds for ‘skeeter nets’

Children at a Vermont church raised $531 by encouraging church members to pitch their change into coffee cans – with a little help from a large mosquito. Read More

United Methodist Cat Gleason shows one of her specialty pies. Teen has raised over $20,000 for missions. Photo courtesy of Cat Gleason. Story from the Greater New Jersey Conference.

‘Pie Girl’ uses pastries to fund missions

Cat Gleason spends her summer breaks in an unusual way: she’s raised over $20,000 by baking pies. ‘All along is was not about me…it was about others.’ Read More

Taking the ice bucket (apportionment) challenge

Pennsylvania church cashes in on popular fundraising fad, using it to bolster congregation's finances and fellowship. 'We raised close to $2700.' Read More

The Rev. Faith Weedling on a platform on top of Brosville United Methodist Church to raise funds for Imagine No Malaria. Photo by Neill Caldwell, Virginia Conference of The United Methodist Church.

Faith on the roof raises funds for malaria fight

The Rev. Faith Weedling promised to spend one hour on the roof for every $100 her church raised for Imagine No Malaria. ‘Hoot owl; 3:30 a.m.’ Read More

Susan and Frank May on cross-country bike trip to raise funds for The Methodist Home, Spring 2014. Photo courtesy Susan and Frank May and The Methodist Home.

Bicycling for The Methodist Home

Susan and Frank May are riding from Florida to California to raise funds for residential care home that addresses the needs of abused and at-risk children. Read More

Disaster recovery: Minot celebrates beginnings

"The flood changed my entire ministry here," says the Rev. Debra Ball-Kilbourne, pastor of Faith United Methodist Church. Read More

‘Queen’ reigns over Liberian hospital

In addition to her duties as warehouse assistant at Ganta United Methodist Hospital, Ester Deline also serves as Ganta's 'queen.' Read More

Ohio church sews quilts of love for Congo ill

Raising money to buy a new plane for Congo ministry wasn't enough for a congregation that also wanted a personal touch. Read More

Grandmother builds orphanage in Africa

Grandparents Day is Sunday. Kay Oursler joined the Peace Corps at 65 and felt God's call to become "Bibi" (grandmother) to orphans in Tanzania. Read More

UMTV: Child Advances Missions

Hadley Davis is not 12 yet, but she's raised hundreds of dollars for UMCOR. She likes to share ideas. "No one can say no to a little kid." View

Conferences talk bishops, focus areas

United Methodist U.S. annual (regional) conferences and central conferences tackle a variety of issues during 2012 meetings. Read More

Volunteers change world in 1,500 places

Fun runs, block parties, picnics, malaria fundraisers-and more-connected United Methodists to their communities. Read More

United Methodists ready to Change the World

More than 1,500 congregations, charges, districts and conferences around the globe take the church into the community. Read More

Clergy band plays to fight malaria

Texas clergy combine their love of music with a passion for mission and raise almost $200,000 for United Methodist causes. Read More

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