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2013: Cleaning up after winds, flood

A November typhoon that left part of the Philippines in ruins was reminiscent of the 2004 South Asian tsunami while in the United States, tornado-prone Oklahoma witnessed the nation’s widest tornado on record and Colorado floodwaters cut off mountain towns for days. 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

Slideshow: Oklahoma Tornado Photos

United Methodist bishops from around the world immersed themselves in the reality of life at the U.S. border to learn more about ministry there. Read More

Oklahoma license plate suit sparks debate

United Methodists respond to pastor's belief that Native American imagery on state's license plates violates his religious liberty. Read More

Oklahoma climbs back after multiple tornadoes

United Methodists in Oklahoma extend relief work to areas hit by massive May 31 tornado, widest on record. Read More

5 Ways You Can Help the Oklahoma Tornado Survivors

The human spirit shines in times of disaster. In the aftermath of the May 20 tornado that destroyed parts of Moore, Oklahoma and surrounding towns, individual volunteers and community groups across the country are looking for ways to lend a hand. Read More

Women making history: Jalisa Ross

"Women's History Month reminds us of the women who are not yet here. Will we leave them a mess or ... a future worth fighting for?" Read More

2012: A year’s worth of disasters

As pain stretched across continents and touched some places already damaged, United Methodists throughout the connection responded. Read More

Young adults + social media = future UMC

More than 150 participate in May 14 tweetup to chat about GC2012 and where the church goes from here. Read More

Conference trains church planters

Lay missionary planting network project works to develop new faith fellowships, churches in Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference. Read More

Oklahoma church sends Bibles to Congo

United Methodist pastor at General Conference hears story of pastors without Bibles and starts effort to send God's word. Read More

UMTV: Restaurant Owner On Mission

Steve Pool cooked up a way to help others. "No matter who you are or where you live, there are missions within ten miles of your house." View

Volunteers Adopt Hospice Pets

Deacon recruits foster parents for pets when owners are dying. "People want to help because they wonder, 'What would happen to my pets?'" View

Hospice Care with Pets

Giving up beloved animals can be heartbreaking for the terminally ill. A United Methodist chaplain found a way to keep people and pets together. View

Bishop Owen, mission leader, dies at 78

Son says dad "was passionate about helping God to build God's Kingdom." Read More