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Displaced Crimean children take language and arts classes at a welcome center in Kyiv, capital of Ukraine. Photo by Nazar Yatsyshyn, UMCOR.

Ukraine: Support for the Uprooted

UMCOR’s financial support has enabled the church to purchase meat, fruits and vegetables, and more, for hundreds of thousands whose lives are in upheaval. Read More

Roger Modesta and his five year old daughter, Lorraine, sit in their new house, made possible through the UMCOR rebuilding project. Their home in Calogcog, a barangay (community) of the Philippine municipality of Tanauan in Leyte Province, was destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013. Photo by Melissa Hinnen, UMCOR.

New homes for survivors of Typhoon Haiyan

Thanks to United Methodists and others who support the Committee on Relief, more than 218 households in Calogcog will receive new residences. Read More

Lar May Maung, Mu Dah, Cha Eh Pwo and Mu Shee at high school graduation. Mu Dah credits the Summer Scholar Extended Education (SEE) program which is supported by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. Photo courtesy GBHEM.

United Methodist grant helps Myanmar student

A young woman who fled her home and spent 12 years in a refugee camp, graduates from high school with honors with the help of the Summer Scholar Extended Education program. Read More

Three things youth can do about ISIS and Ebola

Jeremy Steele says reading about tragic situations can make us feel like there's nothing we can do. But that’s not the case. Read More

Alaia Williams put puts quarter in the tube for Imagine No Malaria campaign at Aley United Methodist Church in Seven Points, Texas. Photo by Richard Browne.

‘I Can Do’ can reflects Aleyan spirit

Tiny Texas congregation raises awareness, funds for Imagine No Malaria. Read More

Ernest Jusu, a nurse working with The United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign, helps hang a new, insecticide-treated mosquito net at the home of Peter Braima in Manjama, near Bo, Sierra Leone. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Northern Illinois nears $1 million malaria goal

Just one year after setting a high fundraising goal for Imagine No Malaria, churches in Northern Illinois have almost reached it. Read More

The Rev. Matthew Laferty (right) works with Daniel, director of the drop-in center operated by the task force of the Moscow Protestant Chaplaincy. Photo courtesy Moscow Protestant Chaplaincy.

Human rights in Russia: A Peace with Justice story

Survivors of race-motivated violence and xenophobia find help and hope thanks to Moscow Protestant Chaplaincy, a United Methodist ministry. Read More

Peace with Justice Sunday image courtesy UMC Giving.

June 15 is Peace with Justice Sunday

Your offering this Sunday makes possible the church’s critical work of addressing social justice issues in Jesus’ name. More

Matilda Ndanema displays the insecticide-treated mosquito net she received from the United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign at her home in Bumpe, Sierra Leone. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

People in pews and big donors net millions to fight malaria

“I’ve never seen people have so much fun raising money and saving lives!” United Methodists' giving speeds campaign toward $75 million goal. Read More

A children's choir welcomes visitors to Fulawahun village near Bo, Sierra Leone. Several villages in the Bo district will receive new, insecticide-treated mosquito nets from the United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign in the first planned redistribution to replace nets given in 2010. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Thanks to you, we can Imagine No Malaria

United Methodists and communities in Africa say "thanks" to all who joined the fight against this deadly disease. View

United Methodist Bishop Warner Brown (left) and the Rev. Adilson de Almeida (right) help unpack an insecticide-treated mosquito net at the home of Antonica José (second from right) in Bom Jesus, Angola. The family received the net as part of the United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Working to end the sting of malaria in Africa

“Rethink” what you know about malaria. Find out what the church is doing to raise awareness and how your dollars have saved lives. Read More

Georgina Maria Domingos cares for her daughter Maria Costa at their home in the Cacilhas village near Huambo, Angola. Photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist News Service.

Beating malaria, one household at a time

Imagine No Malaria and UMCOR have distributed 1.2 million nets and trained 11,600 people to “reach and teach neighbors” about fatal but preventable disease. Read More

UMCOR monitoring Chile after earthquake

The Committee on Relief, which is in touch with humanitarian partners in northern Chile, requests your prayers for survivors of magnitude 8.2 temblor Read More

FAQs: Giving

Individuals tithe or pledge money to their church, and each local church gives a portion, or apportionment, to the larger church. Read More

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