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Christmas giving blesses giver, receiver

At United Methodist alternative-giving markets, shoppers find that compassion, not consumerism, is the best way to honor the Christ-child. Read More

‘Giving Tuesday’ to keep Christ in Christmas

Amid the bargain-hunting hype, generous givers seek opportunities to feed hungry, fight malaria, offer relief, nurture leaders and more. Read More

Ed Metzler and his wife, Erma distributed $50 worth of $1 and $5 bills Dec. 21 at a Goodwill Store as part of a Christmas outreach. Photo by Dan Gangler, Indiana Annual Conference

United Methodists reach out at Christmas

In diverse ways, congregations, conference employees and others shared resources, time and talents to brighten holiday for others. Read More

Microloans made through the Nyadire Connection empower farmers and small business owners in Zimbabwe

Microloans for Christmas

A college student asked his peers to give small gifts to support a Zimbabwe farmer. Donations buy chickens, dig wells, and pay school fees. View

Photo by Andrejs Zemdega/

Givers pick compassion over consumerism

Churches offer ways for people of good conscience to buy gifts that support people who are struggling and in need. Read More

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Alternative take on the ‘12 Days of Christmas’

"True love" refers to God and "eight maids a-milking" refer to the beatitudes. New lyrics give us a dozen ways to be more giving. Read More

Logo courtesy of Advent Conspiracy

Presents or Presence? Gifts that Matter

How can we use the holidays to worship God more fully? What if we spend less, but give more? Read More

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