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UMTV: Church Turns Mission Into Members

Pastor of historic church says "recycling people" is key to being vital. "I want to challenge pastors that are in declining congregations." Read More

East Africa treasurer responds to audits

Charles Bamutya's public response follows move to set a lower salary for his bishop until accounting issues are resolved. Read More

Agency lowers East Africa bishop’s salary

Unprecedented action will remain in place until Bishop Daniel Wandabula and his office are in full compliance following audit. Read More

Wandabula calls funds issue ‘mud-slinging’

Wandabula responds to moves by two United Methodist agencies to withhold funds in East Africa Conference after audits. Read More

Finance agency asks for E. Africa funds cutoff

Agency's board of directors also approves filing of formal complaint with College of Bishops against Bishop Wandabula. Read More

Judicial ruling sought on East Africa funds

Western PA Conference questions about use of mission funds in East Africa projects are part of controversy surrounding bishop's actions. Read More

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: Child Advances Missions

Hadley Davis is not 12 yet, but she's raised hundreds of dollars for UMCOR. She likes to share ideas. "No one can say no to a little kid." View

UMTV: Surgeon On A Mission

Dr. Steve Herbst performs surgeries in Nicaragua to serve the poor. "If I don't use my gift then I'm shorting what I could do for the kingdom." View

‘Give Back’ aids United Methodist church

Minneapolis' North United Methodist building gets upgrades, thanks to real estate-sponsored program. Read More

‘Pilgrims’ find calling in Ukraine mission

A friend reflects on the work of a United Methodist missionary and his wife after a tragic accident injures that missionary and kills two others. Read More

Two die in Ukraine roof collapse

United Methodist volunteer, Ukrainian student fatally injured; missionary seriously hurt. Read More

Volunteers change world in 1,500 places

Fun runs, block parties, picnics, malaria fundraisers-and more-connected United Methodists to their communities. Read More

RVers Repair Churches

A group of retirees is giving up some free time to offer free repairs for congregations. View

Change the World event mobilizes churches

Thousands of United Methodists will team up to make a positive difference-locally and globally-during the second annual Change the World event on May 14-15, 2011. Read More

To Lunch or Not To Lunch? World Malaria Day is April 25

The people of The United Methodist Church are marking the lead up to April 25, World Malaria Day, with a renewed call to members and friends to support Nothing But Nets, a grassroots anti-malaria effort which allows anyone, for $10, to send a lifesaving bed net to a family in Africa. Read More

New Advance Project Guide Now Available

Almost a thousand projects and programs in 100 countries are included in the new Giving Resource Guide from The Advance, the United Methodist designated mission giving channel. Read More

United Methodist Church, partners launch life-saving campaign in Côte d’Ivoire

The people of The United Methodist Church and their partners worldwide helped Cote d'Ivoire's National Program in the Fight against Malaria launch an integrated health campaign November 11 that will vaccinate 3.5 million children in Côte d'Ivoire (formerly Ivory Coast) and blanket the country with bed nets to stop the... Read More

Nothing But Nets To Aid Refugees in Africa

The Nothing But Nets anti-malaria campaign has announced a new initiative to help eliminate malaria deaths in the next generation. Responding to an urgent and immediate need, Nothing But Nets is working with the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to send long-lasting, insecticide-treated bed nets (bed... Read More

Zimbabwe’s Economic Woes Create Urgent Funding Need

Operating in a nation beset by economic and political crises, Africa University has issued an urgent plea for United Methodist congregations to fulfill their 2008 financial obligations to the Zimbabwe-based school. Read More

United Methodist Program Calendar Ready For 2009 Planning

The official United Methodist 2009 Program Calendar a comprehensive planning tool for church leaders is now available. Read More

Young Fund-Raiser Scores $50K for Mosquito Nets

If someone asked seven-year old Katherine Commale what she did on her summer vacation, her answer would have to be "a lot!" But Katherine hasn't just been swimming at the pool and playing with her brother Joseph. Read More

Young Activist Recognized At 2008 General Conference

Katherine Commale is living proof that no one is too young to live out the overall theme of the 2008 United Methodist General Conference-giving others "A Future with Hope." Read More

United Methodists Score $3.35 Million For Nothing But Nets

The people of The United Methodist Church have raised more than $3.35 million for the Nothing But Nets malaria prevention campaign since its launch in November 2006-enough to cover the cost of 335,000 nets. Read More

Online Game Offers New Opportunity to Send Nets, Save Lives

World Malaria Day is April 25.Now and throughout April, there's an easy new way to help eliminate malaria deaths in Africa and raise more money for nets through the Nothing But Nets malaria prevention campaign. Read More

Nothing But Nets Nets Over $18 Million To Date

In its first year, the Nothing But Nets campaign raised over $18 million from more than 60,000 donors. A new report issued by the United Nations Foundation, creator of the grassroots campaign, indicates that... Read More

Nothing But Nets to Distribute 133,000 Nets to Families in Mali

The people of The United Methodist Church and Nothing But Nets- a global, grassroots campaign to prevent malaria-announced today that the Rev. Gary Henderson, executive director of the Global Health Initiative, will travel to Mali, Africa as part of a United Nations Foundation and Nothing But Nets delegation to observe... Read More