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Ecologically grown vegetables. Photo by Elina Mark, Wikimedia Commons.

Wesley’s diet, exercise tips promote health

Fatty, artery-clogging treats are out. High fiber, diabetic-friendly foods are in. Fad celebrity diet? No, just following in the footsteps of Methodism founder John Wesley. Read More

United Methodist Church, partners launch life-saving campaign in Côte d’Ivoire

The people of The United Methodist Church and their partners worldwide helped Cote d'Ivoire's National Program in the Fight against Malaria launch an integrated health campaign November 11 that will vaccinate 3.5 million children in Côte d'Ivoire (formerly Ivory Coast) and blanket the country with bed nets to stop the... Read More

Young Fund-Raiser Scores $50K for Mosquito Nets

If someone asked seven-year old Katherine Commale what she did on her summer vacation, her answer would have to be "a lot!" But Katherine hasn't just been swimming at the pool and playing with her brother Joseph. Read More

Members of a Ugandan children’s choir cheer during a fundraising basketball game. The children (from left) are Ronald Kabubi, 10; Tonny Kyembe, 8; and Winnifred Acibo, 11.

Church teams ‘hoop it up’ for Nothing But Nets

Two Texas conferences raise $300,000 for the church's anti-malaria campaign. Read More

United Methodist agency leaders celebrate following their April 24 address on the four new areas of focus for the denomination during the 2008 United Methodist General Conference in Fort Worth, Texas. Standing (from left) are the Rev. Jerome King Del Pino, the Rev. Karen Greenwaldt, Bishop Felton May and the Rev. Larry Hollon.

Church focuses on poverty, health, people, leaders

Church's general agencies organize their budgets and ministries to emphasize key priorities. Read More

Task Force Wants Holy Conferencing to Be Healthier Conferencing

The United Methodist Interagency Health and Wholeness Task Force is working to provide a healthier environment for delegates at the 2008 General Conference, while showcasing the denomination's efforts to improve personal, congregational, and global health, including ways to get involved. Read More

Nothing But Nets Nets Over $18 Million To Date

In its first year, the Nothing But Nets campaign raised over $18 million from more than 60,000 donors. A new report issued by the United Nations Foundation, creator of the grassroots campaign, indicates that... Read More

Gates, Sr. to Address United Methodist General Conference

New research indicates that the "Open hearts. Open minds. Open doors." advertising is proving to be effective in communicating key characteristics of The United Methodist Church. Read More

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