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United Methodists salute McGovern’s legacy

Wesleyan roots ran deep for preacher's son who considered service to others as the key to a good life. Read More

Shalom Summit looks back as it looks ahead

United Methodists gather to mark 20 years of an economic justice movement designed to identify and build community assets. Read More

Practicing ‘shalom’ for 20 years

United Methodist response to 1992 L.A. riots has evolved into global effort to address a community's needs with its assets. Read More

Chicago church puts faith into action

Church takes hands-on approach to dealing with social issues endangering neighborhood. "We have to be a light in that community." Read More

Is this your mother’s UMW?

United Methodist Women expects opportunities to expand as organization charts a separate path. Read More

GC2012: Split views on Palestinian support

Some back petitions to divest from companies tied to occupation; others opposed to that strategy look to economic investment. Read More

Clergy children from segregation era reunited

Daughter of Bishop Oliphint and son of Bishop Handy recall end to racially constituted jurisdiction of church they both serve today. Read More

Agency QA: Church and Society

Series looks at how agencies work: Through education, witness and action, agency strives to uphold United Methodist Social Principles. Read More

Bishop candidates visit black caucus

For the first time, all U.S. endorsed candidates seeking to become bishops met and were blessed by Black Methodists for Church Renewal. Read More

UMW reps outline rural women’s struggles

For these nine women, U.N. meeting offers chance to share experiences, learn from others. Read More

UN explores needs of rural women

United Methodists contribute to discussion between grassroots, governments on empowering women. Read More

Pastor’s civil rights work still matters

Bishop's daughter recalls her father's courage as a segregated South struggled within its United Methodist churches. Read More

Helping the Homeless 101

For college students running a Philadelphia homeless shelter, the biggest lesson is one they aren't learning in class. Read More

John Wesley and black colleges

Walter Kimbrough writes that United Methodists can see the social principles in action when they support the Black College Fund. Read More

Meharry tackles health care from all angles

From cancer research to community partnerships to reduce diabetes, historic Meharry keeps an eye on the future. Read More

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