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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

Larry Coppock (left), acting executive director of Strength for Service and a staff member of the General Commission on United Methodist Men, presents a copy of “Strength for Service to God and Country” to Maj. Daryl R. Hamaker, chaplain of the 117th Air Refueling Wing in Birmingham, Ala. Photo courtesy of United Methodist Men

Provide care for veterans on Veterans Day

Chaplains say veterans and active duty military find spiritual healing and strength in the ‘Strength for Service to God and Country’ devotionals. Read More

UMTV: Church Meal for Military

"To know someone's wrapped their arms around their family is just a tremendous thing." Sponsor families, cards and care show congregation's support. View

Chaplain Captain the Rev. Keith Manry was named the Air Force 2014 Chaplain of the Year. Photo courtesy of The Upper New York Conference.

United Methodist named Air Force chaplain of the year

The Rev. Keith Manry, who rebuilt a house for an Afghan family and played guitar to comfort a dying child, was “in shock and grateful” to receive award. Read More

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

Fort Logan National Cemetery during Memorial Day weekend. Photo by Anthony Massey, Wikimedia Commons.

Ideas for observing Memorial Day

Churches in the U.S. find a wide variety of ways to honor fallen veterans. "Remember, that was a person who had ... dreams and desires." Read More

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: Battle Buddies Mentor Veterans

Fellow vets support returning troops battling everything from PTSD to homelessness. View

Veterans Day Worship Resources

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Friends from Christ Church, a United Methodist congregation in Fairfax Station, Va., help celebrate the sixth birthday of Rawof (center) whose father, Hameed, served as a translator for the U.S. military in his native Afghanistan.

Churches step up to help Afghan interpreters

Eight United Methodist churches have extended their military ministry to include people who at great risk helped coalition forces. 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

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