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Kevin Froese, on deck at left, of Mennonite Disaster Service, speaks during the Aug. 23 dedication of the first of 11 houses to be completed by ecumenical volunteers after last year’s Carlton Complex Fire in Washington. The house was framed by the Amish from Montana, the MDS and United Methodists finished the interior. Photo by Jim Truitt

Relief for those fleeing Washington fires

United Methodists join other faith-based groups in aiding those under fire threat this summer while dedicating new housing built after last year’s fires. Read More

2013: Notable passings in Methodism

In 2013, church members marked the passing of a number of United Methodist and Methodist leaders who made significant contributions in their Christian walk. Read More

Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University named the Rev. William Holmes its 2007 Distinguished Alumnus.

Pastor paid price for JFK sermon

Rev. William Holmes had to go into hiding after taking Dallas to task, post-assassination. Read More

United Methodists receive freedom medal

Former senators Lugar and Inouye honored by Obama for their public service as examples of those who have "strengthened our nation." Read More

Agency: Health law needs fix for churches

Without the Church Health Plan Act, the future of church-sponsored health plans is in danger, says the United Methodist pension board. Read More

Civil rights icon inspired by mother in 1963

Fifty years after appearing in an iconic photo, Edith Lee-Payne marches on Washington again. Read More

A banner commemorating the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. flies above the National Mall in Washington during the 50th anniversary celebration of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

United Methodists remember and look ahead

They came from across the country with individual memories and common yearning to assess the dreams of the 1963 march. Read More

Power of prayer fills her life

After a near-death experience, Roela Rivera has "really tried to fill my covenant with God to use my new life to fulfill his plan." Read More

Wesley professor joins U.S. State Department

Shaun Casey's main task will be to reach out to religious groups around the world. Read More

Despite declines, signs of vitality in 2012

Leaders of conferences that saw growth last year offer advice to the majority that saw dips in membership and attendance. Read More

Conference budgets show modest growth

More United Methodist conferences are seeing a modest budget increase for 2014 than are cutting their budget or staying flat. Read More

What does Obamacare mean for churches?

The answer will depend on how U.S. conferences are able to use the insurance marketplaces after Oct. enrollment begins. Read More

Florida to end insurance for some workers

Conference decision will mean many lay employees of churches will have to look to the exchange for coverage. Read More

Sunday School

Small Indian Reservation Church Offers Big Ministry Read More

U.S. court rulings impact same-sex couples

This morning's U.S. Supreme Court decisions likely will intensify United Methodists' ongoing debate about human sexuality. Read More

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