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UMTV: Church Salutes Veterans

Vets and families honored with notes, photos, and more on Veterans Day. "This event means everything ... you can't thank them enough." View

Wolfgang is a service dog for a veteran with PTSD.

For some vets, service dogs are the ‘best medicine’

Veterans dealing with PTSD say training a canine companion "provides a one-time fee for a dog, instead of a lifetime of medication." View

UMTV: Church’s Commitment to Troops

In 2007, a military mom started a support group with her United Methodist church. Volunteers now send care packages to 900 active duty soldiers. View

Image of veterans receiving care packages. Courtesy of SAFE.

UMTV: Vets Helping Vets

Campus ministry near Army base supports soldiers and encourages veterans to reach out to other vets. "I have things to offer still." View

Veterans Day Worship Resources

Find suggestions for observing Veterans Day in worship. Visit Site

A cross pin reflects Cmdr. Laura Bender’s service to the military. Photo by Jay Malin, UMNS

Topic: Ministry With Those Who Serve

Find stories, resources and videos about how The United Methodist Church supports military families. Read More

Volunteers place wreaths on every gravestone at Central Texas Veterans Cemetery at Killeen.

Holiday Wreaths for Veterans

Some volunteers in Texas have chosen to honor soldiers' sacrifices with a special holiday tradition. View

Video image shows children at United Methodist Lazy F Camp.

UMTV: Seminarian Supports Military Kids

"Kids serve too. Small programs can make a huge difference." Learn how United Methodist Lazy F Camp focuses on the children of the deployed. View

RAND study shows 1.1 million parents, spouses and friends are becoming life-long caregivers for post 9/11 wounded veterans. Photo illustration by Kathleen Barry, UMNS.

Military caregivers face lifelong battles with few resources

RAND study shows 1.1 million parents, spouses and friends are becoming lifelong caregivers for post 9/11 wounded veterans. United Methodist congregations can provide vital help, support. Read More

Useful Links

Find helpful information and health-related resources recommended by United Methodist military chaplains. Read More

Ministry with Those Who Serve: Videos

See inspiring stories about how churches and individuals are supporting the military and their families. View

Spiritual Resources

Find helpful information and health-related resources recommended by United Methodist military chaplains. Read More

White, burning candles. A UMCom photo by Kathryn Price.

United Methodist church comforts Ft. Hood families

After more fatal shootings on the U.S. Army base, First United Methodist Church in Killeen, Texas helped the community cope. Read More

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