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Ernestine Shepherd runs 10 miles a day. Video image by Barry Simmons.

World Record Female Bodybuilder: Ernestine Shepherd

Ernestine Shepherd is over 75, runs 10 miles a day, and credits workouts and her United Methodist faith for turning her grief into joy. View

A volunteer nurse check's Lester Bridges' blood pressure. Bridges is a client of Luke's House.

UMTV: Clinic Heals After Katrina

New Orleanians lost homes and hospitals after the hurricane. Now churches and volunteers offer health care for residents. View

The Rev. Adam Weber, lead pastor, delivers the message during a Sunday service at Embrace Church in Sioux Falls, S.D. Embrace, a United Methodist Church founded in 2007, is one of the top 50 fastest-growing U.S. churches in 2013 according to Outreach magazine. Photo by Amie Hansen Photography for Embrace Church. Accompanies UMNS story #268. 10/17/13.; Photo by Amie Hansen Photography for Embrace Church

S.D. church makes ‘fastest-growing’ list

Embrace in Sioux Falls is the only United Methodist church to make magazine's 2013 list of U.S. top 50 in growth. Read More

Aviation ministry gets new wings and a prayer

Slideshow: After United Methodists raised more than $2.1 million, supporters blessed plane bound for medical mission in the Congo. View

An educator from the Alliance Biblique de Côte d'Ivoire conducts a public health lesson on AIDS in the sanctuary at Jerusalem Parish United Methodist Church in Yamoussoukro, Côte d'Ivoire in November 2008. File photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

The untold story of African AIDS relief

Zimbabwean United Methodists lead way in caring for HIV/AIDS patients and talking about what has been taboo to discuss. Read More

Haiti 2013: Women help women improve lives

From working to ensure healthy moms and babies to funding small growers, Haiti Artisans for Peace makes a difference. 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

Tennessee faith groups fight youth obesity

Seventeen percent of children are considered obese. United Methodist churches and agencies want to help change that statistic. Read More

Food fight in the church kitchen? You bet!

Nashville woman takes on battle against childhood obesity as she transforms the food fare at West End United Methodist. Read More

UMTV: Keeping God in your Job Search

How hosting a job ministry can change a church. "What are the odds that we'll speak to anybody about Christ this week that we don't know?" View

UMTV: Surgeon On A Mission

Dr. Steve Herbst performs surgeries in Nicaragua to serve the poor. "If I don't use my gift then I'm shorting what I could do for the kingdom." View

Remember maternal health on Mother’s Day

Mothers are vital to families and communities, but many women struggle to have healthy pregnancies and births. Read More

Over 90, Teaching Yoga: Bernice Bates

United Methodist Bernice Bates is 91. "I've attained this age because I have done yoga. Gives you peace just like your church does." View

Sharon Young talks with Dr. Brent Wallas at Luke's House, a free medical clinic held every Tuesday evening in Mount Zion United Methodist Church.  UMNS photos by Kathy L. Gilbert.

Luke’s House offers healing and prayers

Katrina-inspired ministry is "a blessing to the whole community." Read More

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