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Video: UMCOR’s Response After Typhoon

"UMCOR really is the local church." Leaders talk about ways United Methodists are bringing real relief to those hit by Typhoon Haiyan. View

Video: Filipino Bishops’ Message After Typhoon

"When one part of the world suffers, other members will help." Bishops Torio, Francisco, and Juan were far from home when disaster struck. Read More

UMTV: Church Photos of a Lifetime

For 50 years, photographer has used his lens to bring human struggles into focus. "I could use it as a means to promote social change." Read More

UMTV: Service Dogs Heal Troops

Veterans dealing with PTSD say training a canine companion "provides a one-time fee for a dog, instead of a lifetime of medication." View

UMTV: Church Turns Mission Into Members

Pastor of historic church says "recycling people" is key to being vital. "I want to challenge pastors that are in declining congregations." Read More

UMTV: Ministry of Memory

Archivists explain why record-keeping matters. "We can become this beacon to the church and say, 'You've been there. You've done that.'" Read More

Portrait of Gilbert Haven.  Descents of Haven have gifted about 1,000 of his letters to The General Commission on Archives and History. Haven was an committed  abolitionist and joined the New England Conference in 1851.  Included in the collection is a letter written to militant abolitionist John Brown. A UMNS photo courtesy of The General Commission on Archives and History. Accompanies UMNS story #048. 2/27/13.

Methodist History: Bishop Fought Slavery

Gilbert Haven lived in the 19th-century but was progressive in his stances to end slavery, allow interracial marriage, and grant ordination of women. View