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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

A young mother sits next to her baby who is being treated for malaria at Kissy Hospital.

Faith First at Sierra Leone’s Kissy Hospital

"Faith has been a very strong tool in my box. And it has worked tremendously.” Doctors say Christian care makes the difference at United Methodist Kissy Hospital in Sierra Leone. View

Caring church eases difficult journey

As she copes with the challenges of her husband's dementia, Maggie Hillery expresses gratitude for the support she has found through United Methodist ministries. Read More

‘Queen’ reigns over Liberian hospital

In addition to her duties as warehouse assistant at Ganta United Methodist Hospital, Ester Deline also serves as Ganta's 'queen.' Read More

Community health workers bring healing

In remote areas of Liberia with few resources, a team of volunteer health workers is often the only way villagers receive medical care. 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

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

A boy receives a toy at an Atlanta pediatric hospital through the charity created in memory of Joey Doolittle who passed away at age 9.

UMTV: Toys Help Cancer Kids

In the last days of his life, nine-year-old Joey Doolittle began raising money to buy toys for kids also dealing with cancer. Read More

One-year-old Joshua Flores receives free treatment for tuberculosis at United Methodist Mary Johnston Hospital in Manila, Philippines. As one of the country's few missionary hospitals, Mary Johnston accepts all patients regardless of race, creed or ability to pay.

Struggling hospital continues to offer free health care

Begun in 1906 as a missionary clinic in the Philippines, United Methodist Mary Johnston Hospital is a model for service to the poor. Read More

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