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Lester Mhone discusses sustainable agriculture techniques in use at the United Methodist farm in Mchinji, Malawi, in 2013. Although the 2015-16 famine has affected the harvest yield, an irrigation system has helped, said Mhone. File photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Trying to avert famine in Africa

United Methodists assist in Malawi and Zimbabwe as flooding, drought and the disruption of the planting season has resulted in food shortages. Read More

Dakota Wesleyan University senior Brent Matter volunteers for the Weekend Snack Pack Program. Photo courtesy of Dakota Wesleyan University.

Dakota Wesleyan students, faculty take a bite out of hunger

Dakota Wesleyan University, which has emerged as a global leader in solving hunger issues, was recently recognized at the United Nations. Read More

During the food distribution at The United Methodist Church’s central office in Liberia, Victoria Tomah, the denomination’s director of Health and Social Welfare, lectured the beneficiaries on several Ebola preventive measures. Photo by Joseph Zeogar

Church publishing team produces Ebola booklets

Ebola booklets designed to be help prepare for any future Ebola outbreak. Read More

A woman carries a 25-kilogram (55-pound) bag of rice she received through the food distribution in Topoe Village outside Monrovia by the United Methodist Committee on Relief and The United Methodist Church in Liberia. Photo by Julu Swen, UMNS

Food arrives in time for Christmas in Ebola-ravaged village

Food distribution makes Christmas a little brighter for Ebola survivors and others in Liberian village. Read More

Boy harvests okra on his family's farm in Brazil. Photo courtesy of Grassroots International.

UMCOR helps keep food, and family farmers, safe

The United Methodist Committee on Relief is helping families fight for their land in Brazil and elsewhere. Read More

Food packaging for Society of St. Andrew. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

September is National Hunger Action Month

The U. S. will throw away 133 billion pounds of food this year alone. Find ways your congregation can take a stand against hunger. Read More

Children in the congregation of Centerville United Methodist Church grow food for the Food4Summer program. Photo by Brenda Donnelly. Story from Dayton Daily News.

Church youth grow veggies for low-income families

‘I like that it feeds the people who don’t have food every night.’ Summer program helps children learn about helping others. Read More

Hunger ministry finds growing need hard to meet

Headquartered in Big Island, Va., the Society of St. Andrew uses the biblical practice of gleaning as a means of feeding hungry people. Read More

Oak Forest United Methodist saw a surge in new members after opening a free community clinic.

Church vitality: Turning mission into members

Ten years ago, the ministry of Oak Forest United Methodist Church appeared to be flatlining. View

The Big Garden grows food

Started by United Methodists, this network of 70 community gardens in metro-Omaha and smaller communities addresses hunger and more. Read More

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