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The Rev. Jennifer Long poses with her 9-year-old son, Jacob. Both battled malaria together in 2005 when Jennifer was pregnant.

'Pregnant with malaria': Mother experiences need for Imagine No Malaria

Jennifer Long couldn't quit thinking about the thousands of mothers whose babies were dying of malaria "simply because they lived on the other side of the ocean.” Read More

The Rev. Faith Weedling on a platform on top of Brosville United Methodist Church to raise funds for Imagine No Malaria. Photo by Neill Caldwell, Virginia Conference of The United Methodist Church.

Faith on the roof raises funds for malaria fight

The Rev. Faith Weedling promised to spend one hour on the roof for every $100 her church raised for Imagine No Malaria. ‘Hoot owl; 3:30 a.m.’ Read More

The Rev. Larry Hollon in ministry. File photo by Lynne Dobson.

Church’s top communications exec to retire next year

The Rev. Larry Hollon helped lead The United Methodist Church into digital communications on a variety of fronts. Read More

Digba Massaquoi waits with her 5-year-old son, Lahai, who is ill, at the health clinic in Benduma, outside Bo, Sierra Leone. Beside her on the bench are insecticide-treated mosquito nets provided by the United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria initiative as part of an integrated health campaign during Sierra Leone's national Maternal and Child Health Week. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Fighting malaria means fighting Ebola

Support for Imagine No Malaria has strengthened hospitals and health systems, helping them respond during Ebola crisis. Read More

A Sierra Leonian volunteer with the Imagine No Malaria campaign checks on an insecticide treated mosquito net.

View from the Field: Conferences Imagine No Malaria

"I drove home from work the other day, 42 minutes...in the amount of time I drove home, 42 children died." Hear what motivates those who fight malaria. View

Alaia Williams put puts quarter in the tube for Imagine No Malaria campaign at Aley United Methodist Church in Seven Points, Texas. Photo by Richard Browne.

‘I Can Do’ can reflects Aleyan spirit

Tiny Texas congregation raises awareness, funds for Imagine No Malaria. Read More

The Iowa Annual Conference celebrates surpassing the $2 million mark in its Imagine No Malaria campaign. Photo by Arthur McClanahan, Iowa Conference.

United Methodists celebrate Imagine No Malaria milestones

Exceeding ambitious fundraising goals became a recurring theme at regional gatherings this summer. Read More

Fanta Josiah sits in front of the insecticide-treated mosquito net she received from the United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign in 2010 at her home in Bumpe, near Bo, Sierra Leone. The insecticide in nearing the end of its useful life and several villages in the Bo district will receive new nets from the campaign in the first planned redistribution to replace the nets given in 2010. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Strong support drives Alabama-West Florida toward Imagine No Malaria goal

The annual conference celebrates a record offering and approaches 60 percent of its $1 million goal. Read More

Bishop John K. Yambasu speaks on the Ebola virus during a service of dedication at Valunia United Methodist Church outside Bo, Sierra Leone.

Ebola changes church life in eastern Sierra Leone

Bishop says Ebola epidemic "nearing disaster" and forces relocation of a United Methodist pastor and the closing of the UMC Mission in Kailahun District. Read More

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

Ernest Jusu, a nurse working with The United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign, helps hang a new, insecticide-treated mosquito net at the home of Peter Braima in Manjama, near Bo, Sierra Leone. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Northern Illinois nears $1 million malaria goal

Just one year after setting a high fundraising goal for Imagine No Malaria, churches in Northern Illinois have almost reached it. Read More

Beatrice Gbanga (right) leads a prayer at the opening of a panel discussion at the United Methodist Church's Mercy Hospital in Bo, Sierra Leone, to help prepare health care workers for a possible outbreak of the Ebola virus. Gbanga, medical and health coordinator for the church's Sierra Leone Annual Conference, is joined by, from right: research scientist Rashid Ansumana, Jesse Bonwitt, who is preparing a masters thesis on Lassa fever and hospital business manager Roland Stevens. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Health care workers on front lines of Ebola outbreak

United Methodist leaders, health care workers and the government are working to inform Sierra Leone about the danger of a deadly Ebola outbreak. Read More

Mothers line up to present vouchers for insecticide treated bed nets.

Sierra Leone Video Diary: Distribution Friday

Volunteers put bed nets into the hands of young mothers who hope to protect their young children from mosquitoes carrying malaria. View

A family beside their new bed net in Sierra Leone. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Blue bed nets coloring, covering rural areas of Bo

On the first day that Sierra Leone families could pick up insecticide-treated bed nets, hundreds walked to distribution centers to get them, along with medication to keep their babies healthy. Read More

Celebration to kick off national Maternal and Child Health Week in Sierra Leone. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Celebration sets stage for net distribution in Bo

‘Everyone has the right to live,’ United Methodist bishop tells crowd in Sierra Leone. Read More

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