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Vocational training transforms lives in Darfur

In volatile Sudan region, job training from UMCOR helps conflict-affected persons secure employment. ‘The training wound up giving me more than I expected.’ Read More

‘HAPI is a light that shines for me’

Haitian Monique Gaston describes the positive impact working for Haiti Artisans for Peace International has made in her life. Read More

Bikers exercise while generating electricity at the green gym at Cass Community Social Services, part of Cass Community United Methodist Church in downtown Detroit. UMNS photos by Jess Warnock. Accompanies UMNS story #023. 1/10/12.; A UMNS photo by Jess Warnock

UMTV: Green Gym At Church

A United Methodist pastor is leading a revolution - a green revolution. Donated exercise equipment and discarded tires provide jobs and power. View

UMTV: Keeping God in your Job Search

How hosting a job ministry can change a church. "What are the odds that we'll speak to anybody about Christ this week that we don't know?" View

UMTV: Catering Work for Homeless

Inside the Box buys a meal for a homeless person for every lunch sold. Homeless teens train for jobs in food service. Good food for a good cause. View

Cyclists pump up hearts, environment

Creative ministry not only helps homeless people get exercise and job skills, it benefits the environment. Read More

Training Churches for Job Ministry: Katherine Simons

Simons works with Roswell UMC's successful Job Networking ministry and hopes other churches will begin their own to help those out of work. View

UMTV: Church Welcomes Job Seekers

Roswell UMC has 360 volunteers who offer networking opportunities and spiritual support to those looking for work. View

Life After Foster Care

Two-thirds of kids in foster care don't graduate and half end up homeless. Advocates make sure those without parents have someone to turn to. View