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Children at West Nashville United Methodist Church receive new backpacks for school during a 2011 “blessing of the backpacks.” File photo by Kathleen Barry of United Methodist Communications.

United Methodist Back-to-School Blessing

As families and students and teachers prepare for school, take time for prayer too. View

Children at West Nashville United Methodist Church receive new backpacks for school during a 2011 “blessing of the backpacks.” File photo by Kathleen Barry of United Methodist Communications.

United Methodist Back-to-School Blessing

As families and students and teachers prepare for school, take time for prayer too. View

Dare, a black Labrador, finds new friends through Paws and Play at Jefferson Elementary School in Wichita, Kansas. Photo Courtesy of East Heights United Methodist Church. Edited for UMC.org.

Paws and Play: Church/school program benefits kids

Three canine “volunteers” from East Heights United Methodist Church provide comfort for students. “They seem to feel safe telling the dogs what they are feeling.” Read More

Crayons are a part of UMCOR's school kits for children. Screen grab from video, courtesy of UMCOR.

Make a school kit and help kids

In some countries, children do not have books or school supplies. School kits may be their only educational resources. Can you help? Read More

Clergy help make over the Orangeburg Wesley Foundation in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Photo by Jessica Connor, The United Methodist South Carolina Advocate.

Extreme Makeover: Wesley Foundation Edition

What happened when a group of health-conscious clergy came together for a building intervention? They got a new space for students -- and a good workout. Read More

Scholars (from left) William, Jermaine and Larry bear down on a writing assignment at the Gordon Memorial Freedom School in Nashville, Tenn. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Back to School Blessing

Liturgy offers prayers for students of all ages as another year begins. More

Ryan Brechbill, Director of the Center for Career & Professional Development at Otterbein University, advises student Haley Young, a public relations major. Photo by Marilyn Williams.

5 tips for students in a competitive job market

It's the time of year for graduations and job searches. United Methodist-related colleges offer career-prep tips for a "smoother journey." Read More

Saint Paul relocation brings cheers, tears

Historic United Methodist seminary moves from historic working class neighborhood to grounds of Church of the Resurrection. Read More

United Methodists ready kids for school

Special back-to-class events offer resources and fun for families, along with a chance to see the church in action. Read More

Future bright for college president, student

After a hectic but fun first year, one University of Indianapolis student looks forward to Year 2 while the president looks toward the next 18. Read More

Campus ministry keeps students safe

At The Barn, the fun environment brings students in, but the safe environment and support system bring them back. Read More

United Methodist schools focus on service

Many United Methodist-related schools are "developing a new culture of service among young people," says Autumn Dennis. Read More

Positive messages unite college campus

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

Busy first semester for freshman, president

New vision for school, the lead in a musical and a pie in the face highlight 2012 for University of Indianapolis freshman and new president. Read More

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