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A beneficiary in Iraq carries an UMCOR bag full of the hygiene supplies that will meet the needs of every member in his family. Photo by GlobalMedic, courtesy of UMCOR.

Supplying basic needs to families in Syria, Iraq

Thanks to your donations, UMCOR has channeled more than $500,000 to initiatives in Syria, Iraq, and other countries hosting more than 4 million Syrian refugees. Read More

Man bicycling down the street in Pai Mae Hong Son at sunset.

Peace with Justice Sunday: Overview

“The United Methodist Church is unwilling to turn a blind eye to injustice.” Find out how special offering makes possible the critical work of addressing human rights issues in Jesus’ name Read More

Carson Jones and his daughter, Sade, 12, attend summer conferences of the Southeast Jurisdiction Association for Native American Ministries thanks to the Native American Ministries Sunday offering. Photo courtesy of Carson Jones.

Native American Ministries offering enriches heritage

Carson Jones and daughter, Sade, 12, attend summer conferences of Southeast Jurisdiction Association for Native American Ministries thanks to Special Sunday offering. Read More

Members of the Michigan Area of the Detroit Conference participate in fundraiser for Imagine No Malaria. Photo courtesy of the Detroit Conference.

Michigan Area exceeds $1.5 million for Imagine No Malaria

Churches in the Detroit Conference pedaled bikes, ate pancakes and came together in faith to make a difference in the lives of others. Read More

One Great Hour of Sharing is March 15

Disaster response isn’t something ‘they’ do, it’s something ‘we’ do. Find out how donations to the Committee on Relief make a difference for those in crisis. Read More

Video image from Lenten video courtesy of Imagine No Malaria.

Give it up for Imagine No Malaria

What are you giving up for Lent? Shareable video lets you show others why helping prevent deaths from malaria is a great way to observe the Lenten season. Read More

Coins collected through the year can be used in a Lent coin calendar. Photo by Kathryn Price, United Methodist Communications.

Lent coin calendar helps families focus on others

Downloadable calendar helps churches or individuals examine their lifestyles and commit money to help those in need. Read More

Offering plate featuring cross. Photo by Kathryn Price, United Methodist Communications.

5 ways to increase giving in your church

Money can be a touchy subject but the reality is people want to give to their church and God calls them to do so. Read More

Farm assistant Lebon Augulus and The Rev. Jim Gulley hold young goat twins in Darbonne/Leogane, Haiti.

Haiti Quake Survivor: Jim Gulley

The United Methodist aid worker spoke of being buried alive in 2010, and how two of those near him died. Still, the tragedy strengthened his desire to serve Haiti. View

Heart hands. Photo illustration by Kathleen Barry, UMNS.

UMC #GivingTuesday is Dec. 2

When United Methodists are united, we multiply the impact. Be part of a global movement to begin the holiday season with a focus on helping others. Read More

Screen grab from the video, 'Imagine.' Courtesy of Imagine No Malaria.

Help make history by ‘imagining’ a world without malaria

Your donations to Imagine No Malaria are saving lives and bringing hope. Learn how this church organization is making a difference. Read More

The offering is a time to express our gratitude for God's gifts and  respond to respond to the needs of the world. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Six ways to reclaim the offering as worship

Giving in response to God's word or the needs of the world helps us grow spiritually. Some practical tips for making the offering meaningful. Read More

Why we give

Bishop Mike Coyner confesses that for many years he worked hard to get people to give for the wrong reasons. Now he’s much more joyful about it. Read More

Sargis Hejejyan (left) and Sveta Yegiazaryan enjoy their elder years together at an UMCOR-supported home for the aged near the Armenian capital. Photo by Anahit Gasparyan, UMCOR.

Celebrating age in Armenia: A love story

After suffering devastating losses, Sargis Hejejyan and Sveta Yegiazaryan met and married in an Armenian home for seniors. Find out how UMCOR supports these facilities. Read More

Dr. James Sullivan with student volunteers from the Meharry 12 South Community Clinic in Nashville, Tenn. Photo courtesy Meharry.

Student-run free clinic helps serve the underserved

When a patient suffering from asthma couldn’t afford an inhaler, the clinic provided one. ‘He broke down crying.’ Your donations to the Black College Fund make a difference. Read More

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