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The Rev. Alindo Romão shows mosquito larvaes to women in this 2014 photo. File photo, Imagine No Malaria

Dollars in the plate save lives in Africa

Here is how your gifts to The United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign make it to the people who need it. Read More

The Rev. Kiboko I. Kiboko, pastor of Norwalk United Methodist Church in Norwalk, Iowa, is working for the release of his brother from prison in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  Photo by the Rev. Arthur McClanahan, Iowa Conference

Pastor seeks help freeing brother in Congo

A United Methodist pastor has appealed to Obama administration to help secure the release of his brother, who was arrested after criticizing the Congolese government. Read More

Bishop Hermann L. Sticher led United Methodists in West Germany just before the Berlin Wall fell. Photo  courtesy of the United Methodist Church in Germany.

Bishop Sticher, German United Methodist leader, dead at 87

He challenged German United Methodists to be ‘a missionary church’ in increasingly secular Europe. Read More

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon plants mangrove shoots on Tarawa, the main atoll in the Pacific island nation of Kiribati. Mangroves help to protect against the rising sea levels caused by climate change. Photo by Eskinder Debebe, United Nations

Creation care team brings global perspective

Organized by the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries, the team will share environmental concerns from their regions and engage with other church members on possible responses. Read More

Refugees and human rights in Iraq

The General Board of Global Ministries offers information about the dire situation in Iraq, and what church groups are doing to alleviate suffering and advocate for peace. Read More

Ukrainian United Methodists feel strain of war

Members of two United Methodist churches in Eastern Ukraine continue to feel the impact of fighting between rebels and Ukrainian military forces. Read More

The Rev. Juan Guerrero baptizes a child in Honduras. Photo courtesy of the Rev. Juan Guerrero

Commentary: Why Honduran children are coming to U.S.

The leader of the United Methodist mission in Honduras discusses the root causes of why children take on the dangerous journey to the United States. Read More

A mural promoting peace in three languages, English, Arabic and Hebrew, adorns a wall outside the Mar Elias Educational Institute in Ibillin, Israel. 1999 file photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Pastors urge fast July 15 for Mideast peace

Two Texas pastors were inspired by reports of Muslims and Jews coming together, including the families of slain Israeli and Palestinian boys. Read More

United Methodist Bishop Roy C. Clark. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Bishop Clark, theologian, relief leader, dies at 93

Clark pushed The United Methodist Church to help the marginalized globally and create vital congregations locally. Read More

Parishioners pray during worship at Chongwenmen Church in Beijing. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

United Methodist staff connects with China partners

With first staff member based in China, church’s mission agency expects more mutual opportunities for service. Read More