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Bishop Thomas Bickerton and the Rev. Gary Henderson (right) present Dr. Mark Dybul, executive director of the Global Fund, with a gift for $9.6 million, a donation from Imagine No Malaria, an initiative of the people of The United Methodist Church to eliminate malaria deaths. Photo by Jay Mallin, UMNS

United Methodist Church contributes $9.6 million to Global Fund

The denomination’s Imagine No Malaria donation is the largest ever made to the Global Fund by a faith-based organization. Read More

Dr. Alexis Ngoy Kasole Maloba (left), United Methodist Church health coordinator in Democratic Republic of Congo, and Dr. Philippe Okonda Akasa, health coordinator for East Congo, examine data on malaria at Alliance for Malaria Prevention Conference in Geneva. Photo by Gary Henderson, United Methodist Communications.

Imagine No Malaria proves it is about more than a mosquito

In addition to life-saving bed nets, funds raised provide upgrades for hospitals like electricity, medicines for sick people and communication technologies that aid in prevention. Read More

Bishop Thomas Bickerton speaks at the U.S. Capitol as Imagine No Malaria, an initiative of the people of The United Methodist Church, presents $9.6 million to the Global Fund to prevent malaria deaths. Photo by Jay Mallin, UMNS

Imagining no malaria: Partners needed to see success

Leaders from The United Methodist Church talk about progress to defeat the disease, and why they pair with the Global Fund. Read More

The United Methodist Church Contributes $9.6 Million to Fight Malaria in Africa

The people of The United Methodist Church today will make a historic donation to the Global Fund with a gift of $9.6 million, the single largest contribution made by a faith organization to the Geneva-based institution. Read More

Sharon and Lynn Fogleman are family physicians serving with The Mission Society in South Sudan. Photo courtesy the Holston Conference of The United Methodist Church.

Husband-and-wife doctor team fights malaria

Physicians in South Sudan lead community-awareness trainings in Africa and speak at U.S. churches to have “more of a lasting impact” as medical professionals. Read More

Katie Howard, right, holds Lois two days before she became seriously ill with malaria. Photo by Crystal Caviness, United Methodist Communications.

Face to face with malaria

For Crystal Caviness, a meeting with a two-year-old cast deadly disease in a new light. ‘In a moment, life got real, because malaria became real.’ Read More

The United Methodist Church has helped save millions of lives in the fight against malaria, says Dr. Christoph Benn, director of external relations for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Benn spoke Nov. 4 to the United Methodist Council of Bishops in Oklahoma City. Photo by Tim Tanton, United Methodist Communications

Health expert: United Methodists saving millions

Dr. Christoph Benn of Global Fund praised the denomination’s Imagine No Malaria initiative, which has raised more than $64 million in pledges and gifts. Read More

Imagine No Malaria Advent Resources

Free worship resources, liturgies, prayers, videos and graphics will inspire your congregation to share a message of hope and help end malaria. View

Imagine No Malaria Resources

Find resources — from promotional materials to discussion guides to a display kit — to educate and energize your congregation around the church's campaign to eradicate malaria. Read More

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

Poverty: The common vector

Rev. Larry Hollon says as TV coverage of the Ebola crisis wanes, we must continue 'telling the story' of the people who are suffering. 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

Women  in the streets celebrate the delivery of 350 thousand mosquito nets tin Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone Video Diary: Celebration Thursday

The people of Sierra Leone join a net distribution parade and dance in the streets to celebrate the life-saving successes of the Imagine No Malaria program. View

Health workers in Bo District, Sierra Leone see many cases of malaria.

Sierra Leone Video Diary: Grateful Tuesday

Health workers in Sierra Leone talk about the impact that thousands of mosquito nets will have on public health. View

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