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Work continues on the south building of the new Atlanta headquarters of the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries, adjacent to the area where the Welcome Center and Living Room space will be located. The south building will also house the Center for Mission Innovation and Communications areas. Photo by Jess Cusick, Global Ministries.

Mission agency continues transition to Atlanta

Move from New York of U.S. headquarters for United Methodist Board of Global Ministries will be completed by the end of October. Read More

Photo courtesy of Joseph Briddock

Which Methodist women made this quilt?

A British man would like to know which “Methodist Ladies of New York” made the quilt his family has kept for 70 years since its arrival in a CARE package. Read More

Trash Trees for Christmas

New York church goes green with non-traditional trees that get attention. "This must be a really quirky place. People must be fun here." View

Farm assistant Lebon Augulus and The Rev. Jim Gulley hold young goat twins in Darbonne/Leogane, Haiti.

Haiti Quake Survivor: Jim Gulley

The United Methodist aid worker spoke of being buried alive in 2010, and how two of those near him died. Still, the tragedy strengthened his desire to serve Haiti. View

The Interchurch Center, just south of Riverside Church in New York, has been home to the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries for more than 50 years. In 2016, the mission agency will move its headquarters to Atlanta. Photo by Linda Bloom, UMNS.

Mission agency to open 3 global offices, Atlanta HQ

In a move aimed at becoming more global, the Board of Global Ministries is moving from New York’s Interchurch Center to Atlanta and opening regional offices on three continents. Read More

Members of the United Methodist Church of Saint Paul and Saint Andrew make their presence known as they walk in the People’s Climate March Sept. 21 in New York. Photo by James K. Karpen, UMNS

Church members join climate change march

Faith groups gather on Manhattan block, then join hundreds of thousands in a two-mile march to draw attention to environmental concerns. Read More

UMTV: Africa’s Miracle Tree

What plant can lower cholesterol, purify the liver, and prevent blindness? Learn how UMCOR helps farmers grow a nutritional powerhouse. View

Despite declines, signs of vitality in 2012

Leaders of conferences that saw growth last year offer advice to the majority that saw dips in membership and attendance. Read More

Methodists salute Mandela

July 18 is Nelson Mandela's birthday. Deep spiritual roots, lifelong Methodist ties helped make South African icon a symbol for justice. Read More

Audio: Nelson Mandela 1990 U.S. Speech

"When we were in prison, you did not forget us." In rare footage, Nelson Mandela speaks to interfaith leaders shortly after release from prison. Read More

Rare video of 1990 U.S. speech by Mandela

"When we were in prison, you did not forget us." Anti-apartheid activist speaks to interfaith leaders shortly after release from prison. View

When disaster hits: Churches must prepare

Texas tornados left six dead, many homeless. Learn how UMCOR, annual conferences provide disaster response training. Read More

Theologian charged for same-sex wedding

The Rev. Thomas Ogletree, a retired seminary dean known for his work on Christian ethics, presided over the wedding of his son. Read More

United Methodists mourn Bob Edgar

The top executive of Common Cause, longtime advocate for the poor, and United Methodist pastor died today at 69. Read More

Church TV show and Jackie Robinson

The TV program produced by the Methodist Church offers a glimpse of Jackie Robinson in the role of civic leader. Read More

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