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Faith leaders join call to end gun violence

Bells toll Dec. 21 for Newtown, Conn., shooting victims as religious leaders call for swift action to stop future tragedies. Read More

Newtown pastor sees pain as path to healing

The Rev. Mel Kawakami reflects on the hurt in his community as he shepherds his flock through anguish of school shootings. Read More

Grief transcends faith boundaries in Newtown

Religious community of Connecticut area comes together with governor and President to lead the healing process after horror of shootings. Read More

A Sunday of tears and comfort in Newtown

After the horrors of school shooting, nothing seems right until a congregation comes together to ask, "In our trials, Lord, walk with us." Read More

Church serves as help site in shooting wake

Newtown United Methodist, near the scene of Friday's deadly school shooting in Connecticut, is serving as a Red Cross respite center. Read More

2012: Hunger spiked when disaster struck

Whether natural or economic, disasters have driven up need for food assistance this year. Read More

‘Queen’ reigns over Liberian hospital

In addition to her duties as warehouse assistant at Ganta United Methodist Hospital, Ester Deline also serves as Ganta's 'queen.' Read More

UMTV: Mother-Son AIDS Journey

Heidi Simon credits church family for support. "If everybody knew what we knew about God being with us there wouldn't be any problems." View

45 United Methodists in diverse Congress

United Methodist numbers will drop slightly when the most religiously diverse Congress convenes in January. Read More

Community health workers bring healing

In remote areas of Liberia with few resources, a team of volunteer health workers is often the only way villagers receive medical care. Read More

Bees, snails, Moringa trees boost Liberians

UMCOR's program to teach sustainable agriculture and development makes an economic and health impact for West Africans. Read More

Sierra Leone students to fight malaria

Plan is for schoolteachers to train health club members who will spread knowledge to their peers, families and communities. Read More

Faith groups claiming power to improve health

In a group mistrustful of hospitals, churches and faith groups may mean the difference between life and death. Read More

Faith, health best medicine for Memphis

In a group mistrustful of hospitals, churches and faith groups may mean the difference between life and death. Read More

Concerns rise for Syrian Christians

United Methodists, ecumenical groups worry about effects of turmoil in Middle Eastern countries on indigenous Christians. Read More

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