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The Goshen Memorial outside of Piedmont. Ala. was built as a memorial tribute to the 20 people who were killed when a large wedge type tornado slammed into Goshen United Methodist Church during a Palm Sunday service killing 20 people inside. The memorial is built on the site where the church once stood. Photo by Bill Wilson, The Anniston Star

Healing and hope after the unthinkable

Rev. Kelly Clem, who lost 20 worshipers including her daughter in a devastating tornado on Palm Sunday, 1994, says through “brokenness” we experience the power of Christ. Read More

Spiritual Gifts: Healing

The gift of healing is not about transferring spiritual power to eliminate suffering and disease, but the ability to channel God’s grace and healing love to those who suffer physical, emotional, or spiritual pain. Read More

Mental health: Clergy job often equals stress

Itinerancy, too little down time and even too many potlucks take their toll on spiritual leaders if they don't focus on their own health. Read More

United Methodists plan Sand Creek project

As massacre's 150th anniversary approaches, denomination wants to set record straight on Methodist involvement and work on healing. Read More

The Rev. Sherry Cothran Woolsey performs onstage at a reunion of her rock band, The Evinrudes, playing songs from the '90s and new works about women in the Bible. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS.

The right rockin’ Rev. Sherry Cothran

For Women's History Month, this pastor's gone from rock music to ministry, and found role models in the Bible. "I'm intrigued by women in the Old Testament." Read More

Haiti 2013: Methodist staff rebuild homes

United Methodist groups find way to help Haitian staff of Methodist Guest House construct homes lost in 2010 earthquake. Fourth in a series. Read More

Sports help warriors on path to healing

Not all war wounds are visible. "One of the greatest wounds is the soul wound," said United Methodist Navy chaplain Laura Bender. Read More

Faith leaders join call to end gun violence

Bells toll Dec. 21 for Newtown, Conn., shooting victims as religious leaders call for swift action to stop future tragedies. Read More

Newtown pastor sees pain as path to healing

The Rev. Mel Kawakami reflects on the hurt in his community as he shepherds his flock through anguish of school shootings. Read More

Faith groups claiming power to improve health

In a group mistrustful of hospitals, churches and faith groups may mean the difference between life and death. Read More

Faith, health best medicine for Memphis

In a group mistrustful of hospitals, churches and faith groups may mean the difference between life and death. Read More

Practicing ‘shalom’ for 20 years

United Methodist response to 1992 L.A. riots has evolved into global effort to address a community's needs with its assets. Read More

Who cares for caregivers?

Providing continual care takes a toll. Care Team Ministry at St. John's United Methodist Church supports those who watch over others. Read More

Ministry feels the pain of Northern Cheyenne

Sand Creek Massacre of 1864 still alive as Wyoming United Methodist church workers try to develop trust with massacre descendants. Read More

GC2012 to include call to repentance

April 27 worship service will focus on historic treatment of indigenous people and need to heal. Read More