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Joseph Bangura stands behind a barrier in a Freetown, Sierra Leone fish market. Bangura and hundreds of others are under quarantine after a boat with occupants infected with Ebola washed ashore at the market. Photo by Jan Snider, United Methodist Communications

After Ebola: A devastated country picks up the pieces

Ebola maintains a deadly grip on Sierra Leone, but United Methodists and others are working to help the people move forward. Read More

Maps courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, labeling of United Methodist hospitals and clinic by United Methodist Committee on Relief.

Archives: The Church Responds to Ebola

United Methodists continue to combat the deadly outbreak across West Africa. Find latest updates and ways you can help. More

6-year-old Osman Konteh was shunned by his village after his parents died of Ebola and he survived. He now lives in a private orphanage with other Ebola orphans in Kenema, Sierra Leone. Photo by Jan Snider, United Methodist Communications

Ebola: The Struggle to Recover in Africa

The deadly virus left a path of destruction in Sierra Leone. A year later, learn how The United Methodist Church is working to revitalize this resilient nation. Read More

The United Methodist Church Contributes $9.6 Million to Fight Malaria in Africa

The people of The United Methodist Church today will make a historic donation to the Global Fund with a gift of $9.6 million, the single largest contribution made by a faith organization to the Geneva-based institution. Read More

Imagine No Malaria encourages churches to ‘give up, take up, lift up, look up’ with Lent resources

Imagine No Malaria encourages United Methodist congregations to "give up, take up, lift up and look up" with seven weeks of new 2015 Lent resources available for downloading now. Read More

United Methodist Communications a Leader at Global Education and Technology Summit

The Ebola crisis shows why communications technologies are desperately needed in low-resource parts of the world. 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

Imagine No Malaria Update Planned for November 4

November 3, 2014

The Imagine No Malaria initiative is set to provide an update to the Council of Bishops on November 4 about its $75 million campaign to aid in elimination of malaria deaths. Read More

Ebola: Pray and move your feet

If you worry about your children’s reactions to images of death and grief in West Africa or you wonder what you can do to help, Melanie Gordon has some practical advice. Read More

No one should live outside the web of connectivity

Larry Hollon says along with the desperate need for skilled personal and medications in the Ebola crisis is the need for ‘digital humanitarian aid.’ Read More

Imagine No Malaria Resources

Find resources — from promotional materials to discussion guides to a display kit — to educate and energize your congregation around the church's campaign to eradicate malaria. Read More

Health worker Juliana Koroma (right) takes a blood sample from Issata Jusu for a malaria test at the Koribondo Community Health Center near Bo, Sierra Leone. Holding the child is her is her mother, Umu Koroma. At rear is health worker Ishmael Karoma. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Four Areas of Focus: Improving Global Health

We believe the church can play a significant role in treating and preventing diseases like HIV/AIDS and malaria. More

The Rev. HiRho Y. Park. Photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist Communications.

Four Areas of Focus: Developing Leaders

The church must recruit young people for ministry and provide them with the skills to be effective leaders. More

The Rev. Jerry Herships (left) shares sandwiches in ministry to the hungry and homeless as part of outreach of AfterHours Denver

Four Areas of Focus: Growing Vital Churches

In our commitment to transform the world, we will reach out with genuine hospitality to people wherever they are. More

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