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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

UMTV: 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

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

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

Volunteers Adopt Hospice Pets

Deacon recruits foster parents for pets when owners are dying. "People want to help because they wonder, 'What would happen to my pets?'" View

Blind Photographer’s Vision: Tiffany Chartier

Tiffany Chartier is a young mother, an active church member, and a professional photographer. She also has a disease that is robbing her of her sight. View

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

United Methodists skip lunch to save lives April 25

The people of The United Methodist Church are skipping lunch today and using the money to buy live-saving bed nets to protect African families from malaria. Read More

United Methodist Agencies in Nashville Observe Malaria Awareness Day

The people of The United Methodist Church are using Malaria Awareness Day, April 25, as an opportunity to call attention to the plight of children in Africa, one of whom dies every 30 seconds from malaria. Read More

Malaria Awareness Day Offers Opportunity to Save Lives

The people of The United Methodist Church are using April 25, Malaria Awareness Day, as an opportunity to call attention to the plight of children in Africa, one of whom dies every 30 seconds from malaria. Read More

United Methodist Bishops Putting Wallets to Work Preventing Malaria;

United Methodist bishops are putting their wallets to work in the fight to save lives by preventing malaria in Africa.
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United Methodist Church Hosts Nothing But Nets Partners in Angola

The people of The United Methodist Church hosted two Nothing But Nets partner organizations-the United Nations Foundation and NBA Cares-on a malaria observation trip to Angola. Read More

Nothing But Nets Campaign Gets $3 Million Boost

The Nothing But Nets campaign will receive a $3 million challenge grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for the purchase and distribution of insecticide-treated mosquito bed nets to prevent malaria among children and families in Africa. Read More

Malaria Prevention Campaign to Hold Global Launch

Bishop Thomas Bickerton, president of United Methodist Communications, will join NBA legend Sam Perkins, Sports Illustrated columnist Rick Reilly and others for the global launch of the Nothing But Nets anti-malaria campaign on Jan. 4 in New York City, including a launch event at the NBA store on Fifth Avenue at 2:30... Read More

‘Nothing But Nets’ Campaign to be Launched November 14

On November 14, The People of the United Methodist Church will participate in the official launch of Nothing But Nets, a campaign to save lives by preventing malaria. Read More