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A veteran speaks on ‘honoring our heroes’ on Veterans Day

Rev. Dave Ryan, a veteran of Vietnam, invites us to pray for the day we can stop ‘making veterans and mourning heroes’ and for all ‘living survivors’ today. Read More

Post-war trauma, mistrust, fuel Ebola crisis

Larry Hollon says the residual effects of violence are long reaching and ‘threaten global health in unexpected ways.’ The church must provide a message of hope. Read More

Peace and justice possible

“We must never allow war and violence to have the last word.” Bishop Ivan Abrahams says we must commit ourselves to restoring peace. Read More

Bishop urges peace in Korea

As the situation on the Korean Peninsula raises concern throughout the world, Bishop Hee-Soo Jung calls for an end to threats of war. Read More

Inclusion of women in combat welcomed

United Methodist women in military service note that what ruling really does is to equalize competition for more than 200,000 jobs. Read More

UM photographer captures King’s last year

John Goodwin's anti-war coverage included Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'Beyond Vietnam' speech and protest events. Read More

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. speaks Feb. 6, 1968, during a meeting at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church in Washington. Web-only photos copyrighted by John C. Goodwin.

King opposed war, not those who served

King 'foot soldier' emphasizes that acts of concern and care for those who defend the nation are 'essential for any of us who claim to be antiwar.' Read More

Bishop Melvin G. Talbert. Photo by Ronny Perry, UMNS

Honoring veterans is tribute to King’s legacy

When protesting war or Jim Crow laws, Civil Rights leader engaged the policymakers, not those simply following orders. Read More

Church puts spotlight on Congo conflict

United Methodists join with others to get global focus on continuing atrocities and need to pressure neighboring Rwanda. Read More

Help end killing, says Congo bishop to U.S.

"Rwanda is killing our people," United Methodist Bishop Ntambo Nkulu Ntanda tells U.S. House subcommittee at hearing. Read More

Painting of a tiger by Lost Boy artist James Makuac.

UMTV: The Art of a Lost Boy

James Makuac is one of the Lost Boys of Sudan. He knows all too well the hardships faced by his fellow refugees, and paints to tell their story. View

U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver addresses delegates and guests at the Board of Church and Society luncheon held in conjunction with the 2008 United Methodist General Conference. Cleaver is also a United Methodist minister.

Cleaver: Social, economic problems hurt poor most

"Poor people are being blamed for being poor people," says U.S. Rep. Emanuel Clever II to a United Methodist gathering. Read More

United Methodist Bishops Urge Immediate Withdrawal of Troops From Iraq

Bishops of The United Methodist Church today called for the United States and its coalition partners to begin an immediate withdrawal of all troops from Iraq. Read More

United Methodists Offer Prayers, Caring in Wake of Bridge Collapse

United Methodists across Minneapolis are standing in solidarity with victims and families in the aftermath. Read More

Christian and Muslim Relief Groups Form Landmark Global Aid Partnership

The partnership could result in approximately $15 million in direct relief to disaster, war and conflict-ridden areas. Read More

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