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Statue of St. Patrick. Photo courtesy of Andreas F. Borchert, Wikimedia.

St. Patrick: Patron saint of P.K.s

Chappell Temple says the preacher’s kid who was sold into slavery not only forgave his captors, he returned to Ireland as a missionary. Read More

From slave to preacher: Harry Hosier

A Methodist pioneer, Harry Hosier gave the first documented sermon by an African-American and preached to a white congregation in 1784. Read More

Missionary Vivienne Gray served with her husband, Ulysses, in Liberia, 1948 to 1988.

Timeline: Methodism in Black and White

From Wesley’s baptism of two slaves to African-American delegates at General Conference, see 250 years of history. Read More

Methodist History: Bishop Fought Slavery

Gilbert Haven lived in the 19th-century but was progressive in his stances to end slavery, allow interracial marriage, and grant ordination of women. View

Methodist history mixed on abolitionism

Individuals recognized for their efforts for freedom, justice and equality, but the church as a whole failed to join despite John Wesley's philosophy. Read More

Why United Methodist-related schools matter

Profound United Methodist-related schools mine their heritage and make it live, argues Adrian College chaplain, Chris Momany. Read More

College students fight human trafficking

Wesley Foundation at Florida International leads helps others to understand this 'modern-day slavery' could happen on any campus. Read More

Alternate game plan for Super Bowl

United Methodist Women join others in bringing awareness of human trafficking to festivities in Indianapolis. Read More