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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

Native American teens participate in a tobacco prevention program hosted by the Committee on Native American Ministries of the North Carolina Conference.

Native American Teens Stop Smoking

Tobacco use among Native Americans is much higher than in the general population. Now teens in a top tobacco-growing state pledge not to smoke. View

World Methodist leader gives sermon at Mandela service

Great leaders like Nelson Mandela do not die but “live on in the hearts and minds of people,” a South African Methodist pastor reminded the world during the Dec. 10 memorial service. Read More

The Rev. Glen Chebon Kernell, executive secretary for the Native American and Indigenous Ministries at the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries, speaks to visiting members of the Council of Bishops at Cherokee United Methodist Church. At left is Bishop Larry Goodpaster. UMNS photos by Annette Spence.

Bishops visit Cherokee as part of repentance

"Immersion experience" for Council of Bishops begins at Trail of Tears. Churches can "choose to be a catalyst of healing and reconciliation." Read More

Should churches offer Holy Communion online?

Bishops, scholars, agency executives and pastors will tackle the theological implications of that question when they meet next week. Read More

Churches ‘star’ in movies, TV shows

Although they're no strangers to the big screen, United Methodist churches have turned up in an unusual number of films and TV shows this year. Read More

Conference budgets show modest growth

More United Methodist conferences are seeing a modest budget increase for 2014 than are cutting their budget or staying flat. Read More

High Heels and a Mission: Rev. Tiffany Thomas

For Women’s History Month, meet a young clergywoman whose work in a church soup kitchen as a child inspired her to serve as pastor and mentor. View

Mental Health: Church needed on or off campus

Students facing mental health crises fastest-growing group on college campuses as they struggle to cope and look for help. Read More

Church says no I do’s until all can marry

North Carolina church will still offer premarital counseling and blessings, but no weddings until denomination allows same-sex marriage. Read More

UMTV: Mentor for Homeless

Once an orphan on the streets, Kevin King now ministers to the homeless through church program: "If I reach one person then I'm doing God's work." View

Positive messages unite college campus

A campaign for unity at Duke University distributed encouragement via Twitter and a 'flood of sticky notes.' Read More

Arsonists torch four neighboring churches

United Methodists in Western North Carolina seek answers to recent blazes in Part 2 of Special Report on church fires. Read More

N.C. churches benefit from ‘labor of love’

Historic St. George United Methodist is one of many to use conference construction ministry program. Read More

Allegheny students sort through garbage to promote the college's green efforts.

Green UM colleges make ‘cool schools’ list

Seven United Methodist-related schools make the list of 96 in Sierra Club survey of sustainability savvy. Read More

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