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The body of 107-year-old Rev. Isaac Momoh Ndanema is led out of church for burial. Often called “Pa Ndanema,” he chose to live simply and served as a peacemaker and social evangelist while encouraging the local language.Phileas Jusu, United Methodist Communications.

God is with us: Blessing the dying and those who grieve

As people come to the end of life, United Methodist pastors offer the strength, hope, and peace of Christ in this difficult yet sacred time. Read More

Homeless teen receives care at United Methodist Crews'n Healthmobile in Phoenix, AR. Video image by United Methodist Communications.

UMTV: Clinic for Homeless Teens

One group of doctors, nurses and caseworkers doesn't just walk by the homeless youth in their city. They bring care to them, in a big blue van. View

Santa’s Toymakers at Church

Church volunteers have made 25,000 toys for kids in need. "It's not just what's going in the box, it's what's going on inside that building." View

The Rev. Laura Bender, a United Methodist Navy chaplain and  regimental chaplain for Wounded Warriors, shares a moment of laughter with Lance Cpl. Damaso Soto. A UMNS photos by Jay Mallin.

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

Malaria fighter faces his son’s battle

Phileas Jusu's job is to help prevent the spread of malaria, which hit home recently when his own son was stricken with the disease. 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

‘Give Back’ aids United Methodist church

Minneapolis' North United Methodist building gets upgrades, thanks to real estate-sponsored program. Read More

Survey finds clergy’s worries add on pounds

Pension and health board reports United Methodist clergy exercise more than other U.S. adults do but still have more medical issues. Read More

Pastor mixes faith, life in online ministry

After a medical scare, Scott Carnes learned the digital divide is not as wide among older and younger church members as often is presumed. Read More

Tough times lead us ‘Broken to Peace’

New study series focuses on Christians who faced painful circumstances that threatened their spiritual health and sanity. Read More

Health-care chaplaincy - What’s it good for?

Chaplains get constant opportunity to serve outside their church walls. Read More

British cite importance of hospital chaplains

Often targeted by budget cuts, health-care chaplains are shown to improve patient experience. Read More

The Vow: A real love story of faith

A new movie shows how United Methodists Kim and Krickitt Carpenter faced immense odds yet kept the commitment they made before God. Read More

Living with HIV: The Rev. Shane Stanford

He kept a secret until he was ordained, then some churches turned their backs. "I wasn't so much upset with God as much as with God's people." View

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