Dorothy Height, civil rights heroine
Dorothy Height always made it her business to be in the room—whether it was working with Eleanor Roosevelt or advising Martin Luther King, Jr.
Oklahoma bombing is indelible mark
Some events in life are so substantial that they leave a mark on our personal timelines.
Pilot project to begin for Haiti volunteers
Organizers offer details on how people can help the quake-stricken country.
Haiti journal: A bond from sharing tragedy
Returning to Haiti, Pam Carter saw a mixture of sadness and joy.
Cokesbury sales fight malaria
The Imagine No Malaria campaign receives $50,000 from the United Methodist Publishing House.
‘Tipi camp’ enriches Native American ministry
United Methodists observe Native American Ministries Sunday on April 18.
Canals save lives in Congo village
Residents dig eight miles of canals to divert water and prevent malaria.
Church provides anti-malaria nets in Congo
Singer helps create excitement as Imagine No Malaria launches.
United Methodists ride in Vietnam
West Ohio team will ride motorbikes to visit congregations in the Southeast Asian country.
Partners combat malaria in Congo
Residents of Bongonga are eager for an April 15 distribution of mosquito nets.
San Diego event reaches out in many ways
Hundreds of United Methodists mobilize to make a difference in their community.
United Methodist map to change in June
Several U.S. regions of the church will get new names and boundaries.
UMCOR reacts to China earthquake
The relief agency is working with partners to get details on the killer quake.
Kansans spruce up community parks
Nearly 1,000 people join to beautify Topeka in a Rethink Church event.
Texas clergywoman to lead relief agency
Cynthia Harvey is elected as head of the United Methodist Committee on Relief.
Congo community prepares for nets
Millions in Lubumbashi were left out of a distribution due to lack of funds. Now nets are on the way.
PBS features Ginghamsburg Church and Darfur
Pastor Mike Slaughter says members feel morally compelled to support Sudan. Since 2004 the congregation has given $4.4 million.
Arkansas volunteers ‘get up and give’ for kids
Abused children have a prettier place to live thanks to church members who made Sunday a day of service.
Initiative starts 106 churches outside U.S.
New congregations from Mongolia to Russia to Honduras are part of an effort to start 400 churches by 2012.
Call to Action seeks to increase church vitality
Committee moves forward with evaluating general ministries.
UMCOR reaches out to Haiti Methodist Church
UMCOR officials and church discuss long-term partnerships for recovery in Haiti.
Commentary: Making the poor a priority
According to Mike Slaughter, the growing gap between rich and poor presents opportunities for the church to “rebuild, restore and renew.”
Commentary: Wesley’s view of ‘social justice’
Harriett Olson suggests that Wesley did not distinguish between serving others and advocating for just systems.
Members rethink church with a day of service
This Sunday, Topeka volunteers will roll up their sleeves and beautify local parks.
Pastors reach out to miners’ families
Clergy offer comfort as families await news of loved ones.
Pastor brings new life to church
A preacher with a past and a congregation with no future find new life together.
Few know correct meaning of Easter
Survey shows some Americans think Easter is about the “birth of Christ” and some describe it as a pagan holiday.
Susan Lichtenfels: Winning the game of life
Susan Lichtenfels loves sports, and being blind and a paraplegic doesn't stop her from playing. She encourages other blind people to do the same through her organization called Sports Vision, getting groups together to bowl, play audio darts and go snow tubing. "Follow God’s footsteps and anything’s possible."
Hats show support for pastor with cancer
When the Rev. Marti Zimmerman lost her hair after chemo, her congregants found ways to lift her spirits.
UMTV: Easter Church Drama
Last Supper comes to life as church members portray disciples and ask “Master, is it I?”
Sleep out to end malaria
Help change the world on April 24-25 by sleeping out under a bed net to raise money and awareness about this deadly disease.
Death and Resurrection in Haiti
This series on Haiti provides an account of the first days of the massive quake of Jan. 12, 2010. It also profiles three United Methodists who lost their lives in service.
Make Easter worshipers year-round worshipers
Easter is a great time to engage families looking for ways to involve religion in their children’s lives.
Bishop Woodie White reminds us that we relive joy of Easter every Sunday.
What is the symbolism of the Easter lily?
Drew archives contain United Methodist treasures
The archives contain a treasure trove of Methodist artifacts—from letters the Wesleys to what is believed to be the thumb bone of George Whitefield.
Church offers homeless a home, and more
New York’s Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew has a mission to help the homeless because many of them have been there themselves.
Butterflies, Seder meal enrich Holy Week
Texas church expands offerings to help all ages experience the Easter message.
Simple Easter ideas that inspire
Imagery, music, and sermon drama are a few ways to make the story of Holy Week come alive.
Agency staff reductions alarm black caucus
Agency head says current downward racial/ethnic staffing trends have the church "moving backward."
Debate raises questions about church’s voice
Speaking on social issues is part of United Methodists’ heritage.
Mission agency head draws on global roots
Thomas Kemper hopes U.S. United Methodists gain a new appreciation of worldwide church.
Missions of mercy become tests of faith
The untold story of courage and sacrifice amid the rubble of the Haiti earthquake.
Disaster scenes may trouble children
Adults need to help children process graphic images.
Meharry grads match with top hospitals
Years of hard work pay off as medical students discover what the future holds.
Gender-inclusive language challenges church
Feminine, masculine, gender-neutral images together reveal “the wholeness of God.”
Female pastor leads by listening
Minister makes sure the softest voices are heard and taken seriously.
Latina pastor fears for her flock
United Methodist advocate welcomes, embraces and defends undocumented immigrants.
Woman accepts call to ministry despite skeptics
The Rev. Barbara Brown advises all who aspire to ministry to listen to God.
UMTV: Student Tax Help
Bethune-Cookman accounting students get real-life experience and offer free tax prep to neighbors.
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