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Opening convocation. Photo by Diane Degnan, United Methodist Communications

Methodists urge peacemaking through education

More than 250 scholars explore ‘Peace, Reconciliation and Human Rights’ at conference in Hiroshima. Read More

United Methodist Bishop Thomas Bickerton (left) shares a laugh with the Rev. Kimba Kyakutala Evariste of the United Methodist Church in Democratic Republic of Congo in 2010 World Malaria Day in Lubumbashi, DRC.

Scholars to focus on peace in Hiroshima

The Rev. Kimba Kyakutala Evariste of the Democratic Republic of the Congo will be among those scholars. He understands firsthand the importance of peace and reconciliation. Read More

Workers tear down the main building of the Asian Rural Institute, which was damaged during Japan’s March 11, 2011 earthquake. The institute has received $1.15 million from the United Methodist Committee on Relief to reconstruct and repair its buildings. UMNS Photo courtesy of Jonathan McCurley, ARI. Accompanies UMNS story #067. 3/9/12.; Jonathan McCurley, ARI

Japan: Three years after triple disaster

The Committee on Relief assesses the need for long-term recovery and the “hidden wounds” of 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown in Japan. Read More

Radiation fear lingers after Japan quake

As Japanese Christians work at cleanup and monitoring, concerns mount beyond 'exclusion zone' surrounding nuclear plant. Read More

Japan’s Christians active in quake relief

One year later, assistance to those affected by Japan's March 11, 2011, "triple disaster" continues, with new opportunities for volunteer teams. Read More

Japan Earthquake & Tsunami

Japan was hit by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded on March 11, 2011. Read More