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Amputees play soccer in Sierra Leone where an UMCOR clinic makes prosthetic limbs for war amputees.

Prosthetics for Sierra Leone

A clinic is giving new hope to war amputees in Sierra Leone. Those who have lost limbs can now walk and play soccer. View

Little River United Methodist Church aids homeless neighbors with showers and laundry. Photo courtesy the South Carolina United Methodist Advocate.

Helping ‘the folks from the woods’

Little River United Methodist Church offers homeless neighbors free showers, laundry to be a bridge "back to where they need to go.” Read More

UMTV: Clothes Comfort Veterans

Some volunteers are trying to make the lives of wounded warriors a little easier, by "sewing" they care. View

Church fire guts building, not spirit

Outreach to Athens, Ga., community will continue as Oconee Street United Methodist Church faces uncertain future. Read More

UMTV: Special Needs Service

Church "no-shush" policy lets adults with developmental delays participate in worship. "They can be themselves. They are children of God." Read More

UMTV: Biker Church

Crossfire UMC in North Carolina welcomes those who feel "regular churches wouldn't want our type" with open arms. View

Teens Clean River, Change World

Can you change the world by pulling up some weeds? For one group of folks from Red Mountain United Methodist Church in Mesa, Arizona, the weeds are just the beginning. 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

A boy receives a toy at an Atlanta pediatric hospital through the charity created in memory of Joey Doolittle who passed away at age 9.

UMTV: Toys Help Cancer Kids

In the last days of his life, nine-year-old Joey Doolittle began raising money to buy toys for kids also dealing with cancer. Read More

A Justice for Our Neighbors volunteer fills out paperwork for a client seeking legal help.

Legal Aid for Immigrants

Advocacy programs have stepped in to help thousands of immigrants seeking legal help in the U.S. View

Theological education in Africa gets boost

Proposed $2 million boost will not be final until General Conference approves the churchwide budget. Read More

Elizabeth Cumbest sings a song she wrote to help raise money for the reconstruction of Seashore United Methodist Assembly, which was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in Mississippi. With Bishop Hope Morgan Ward in the background, Cumbest sang during the 2008 United Methodist General Conference.

More support for Katrina relief needed, bishops say

Noting that much work remains, several bishops call for a recommitment to rebuilding the U.S. Gulf Coast. Read More

Distance learning center launched in Mozambique

Hailing a new era for higher education in Africa, supporters dedicate a distance learning center as a satellite campus of Africa University. Read More

One-year-old Joshua Flores receives free treatment for tuberculosis at United Methodist Mary Johnston Hospital in Manila, Philippines. As one of the country's few missionary hospitals, Mary Johnston accepts all patients regardless of race, creed or ability to pay.

Struggling hospital continues to offer free health care

Begun in 1906 as a missionary clinic in the Philippines, United Methodist Mary Johnston Hospital is a model for service to the poor. Read More

Care at AIDS Camp

Many with AIDS are isolated from friends, families and communities. But a retreat called "Strength for the Journey" offers acceptance and advice for those living with the disease. Read More