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Hunger ministry finds growing need hard to meet

Headquartered in Big Island, Va., the Society of St. Andrew uses the biblical practice of gleaning as a means of feeding hungry people. 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

Mental Health: Church needed on or off campus

Students facing mental health crises fastest-growing group on college campuses as they struggle to cope and look for help. Read More

Church fire guts building, not spirit

Outreach to Athens, Ga., community will continue as Oconee Street United Methodist Church faces uncertain future. Read More

UMTV: Earth Day Green Churches

United Methodist churches across the United States are setting an example for how people can care for the world we live in. View

Wesleyan values shape future leaders

United Methodist-related Shenandoah University's leader says, 'We are here to form and transform young people.' Read More

Church fires challenge United Methodists

Part 1: Whether caused by lightning strike or arsonist's torch, blazes force congregations to face the unknown, accept help from others. Read More

Chaplain Comforts Wounded Warriors: Chaplain Laura Bender

Laura Bender cheers from the sidelines at Warrior Games. She knows troops deal with physical and emotional wounds. "War changes everyone." View

United Methodists of note who died in 2012

Bishops, agency leaders, evangelists and political leaders among those United Methodists who filled their lives with contributions. Read More

2012: Hunger spiked when disaster struck

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

20 ways to reach out on Veterans Day

Sunday is Veterans Day. Read creative ways individuals and congregations can engage in ministry with U.S. military, vets and their families. Read More

United Methodists open doors in disasters

From Colorado to the Atlantic coast, churches have worked to help those suffering in the clutches of the summer of 2012. Read More

Churches respond to 700 miles of U.S. storms

United Methodists assess damages while they open doors to cool, feed people as stifling heat continues in Midwest, Mid-Atlantic. Read More

New report connects farmers, the hungry

Bread for the World's 2012 hunger report focuses on need to change policy to increase nutritious food production in ways that benefit all. Read More

Sermons For Truckers

Wilma Foreman first preached to a washer. Now her sermons are on CDs at truck stops "to reach people nobody wanted to reach." View

Going Green for Funerals

Church camp provides eco-burial. Cremated remains are placed under a tree in a preserved forest. "A memorial to people and God's creation." Read More