Women seek vital role in Haiti recovery
United Methodists part of coalition committed to empowering women as equal participants in rebuilding the nation.
Ministry grows like mustard seed
In a world where owning a computer can help buy success, not everyone—especially disadvantaged school children—can afford the price.
Small youth group makes big impact
Oklahoma teens reach out to church, community with service projects.
In a world where media and politics fuel anger and disagreement, we need to work on the difficult task of reconciliation.
Bishop dismisses complaint against Paup
The Rev. Edward W. Paup will not face church trial.
Mixing hoops and beer endangers youth
As March Madness begins, United Methodists warn barrage of alcohol ads exploit young people.
Groups discuss clergy job guarantees
Ministry Study Commission raises concern that promising clergy lifetime jobs leads to mediocrity.
Partnerships strengthen black churches
SBC21 initiative reaches out to regional conferences.
UMTV: Green Cleaning Teen
Student helps Women’s Division spread tips on non-toxic household products.
Snellville church reaches out with drive-through
This drive-through doesn't serve fast food. Just a soothing voice—and a prayer.
Drew University hopes to recover stolen items
Student arraigned in federal court on theft charges.
Texas United Methodists join march
More than 500 marchers will advocate for immigration reform in the nation’s capital on March 21.
Why does The UMC ordain women?
Ivorians celebrate radio station with hope
The Voice of Hope is called a symbol of the living God.
Church sends Haiti mobile clinic
Volunteers from Atascocita UMC are transforming a steel cargo container into a fully functional medical clinic.
Churches share wisdom of generous giving
Takes commitment to mission beyond local church
Radio station impacts Ivorians
Information can make difference between life and death.
Conferences struggle to pay apportionments
Local congregations find it difficult amid recession to meet financial commitments.
Why the Census counts for Christians
Churches are asked to support U.S. Census efforts because social program funds can be based on the numbers.
7 ways to attract new members
Simple ideas could lead people to learn more about your congregation.
Missionary safety a ‘constant concern’
Killings in Pakistan illustrate need to be on continual alert.
Philippines will not release health workers
International religious, medical organizations protest treatment of detainees.
Special session of General Conference unlikely
Leaders say there may not be enough time or money for an extra meeting.
Resurrecting Hope: Haitians must lead rebirth
Rebuilding spirit will come as Haitians are empowered to lead the rebirth of their country.
Giving, membership decline in recession
The mission of The United Methodist Church continues amid sacrifices, officials say.
Concepción coping despite earthquake
Ecumenical assessment team visits damaged city
Celebrating Women’s History Month
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Women’s commission born in turbulent times
Movement of lay and clergy women started agency from scratch.
'Get up and Give Day' benefits Arkansas children
Offering is UMCOR’s ‘backbone’
One Great Hour of Sharing supports “cost of doing business” for relief agency.
The coffeehouse church
Leaders of a church in San Antonio wanted to create a new, missional community. But instead of planting a church, they planted a coffeehouse.
Chile mourns for quake victims, plans response
Methodist leaders part of ecumenical team visiting damaged areas.
UMTV: AIDS Care in India
Colorado volunteers build a home, and a future, for families dealing with the disease.
UMCast: Lessons from Haiti’s history
Episode 2: Insight into Haitian history and politics is invaluable to understand not only the past, but looks to what the future will bring.
UMCOR helps Haitians stay in U.S.
Free clinics assist immigrants applying for protected status.
FAQ: How can I help after disasters?
Make contributions to UMCOR, the United Methodist Committee on Relief, an agency that provides emergency and humanitarian relief.
Ciona Rouse: A profile about the power of prayer
Ciona Rouse wants to use the power of prayer to change the world. She created the organization Pray with Africa that invites the world to be in prayer together and then to serve each other out of those prayers. "We really do see big things happening, real change happening, if we could get the world to pray together.”
‘Wesley’ may be coming to a theater near you
Burgess Jenkins, June Lockhart help Moravian pastor bring life of Methodism founder to the big screen.
Dominican women aid Haiti quake survivors
Thirty-six hours after the quake, volunteers from across the border arrived with food, water, medical supplies and tents.
Chilean Methodists pray for guidance
Many church members left homeless by the quake
Innovative churches worship despite blizzard
Virtual worship experiences offer everything but collection plates.
Chile faces long road to recovery
Methodists in Chile work with ecumenical partners to provide aid.
Thailand mission respects many cultures
Newlyweds cut their wedding cake with a long sword at ceremony near Bangkok.
Politics and prejudice in Alabama
United Methodist legislator struggles to fight racism. “I can’t really be who I am.”
Chilean pastor: ‘Trust in the Lord’
The Rev. Edinson Caba Burgos says an earthquake reminds faithful that life is precious.
Methodists in Chile assess quake toll
Church buildings in at least four districts suffered major damage, bishop says.
Build community locally. Fight malaria globally.
Churches of any size can “Change the World” and help people in need.
United Methodists respond to Chile earthquake
UMCOR has offered assistance to the Ministerio Social Methodista in Chile.
‘The Pantry’ serves up more than food
For Wendy Nguyen, coordinator of CrossPoint Church’s food pantry, “It’s not about green beans. It’s about grace.”
UMTV: Haiti Recovery Volunteers
As time goes on, the focus in Haiti is naturally changing from relief to recovery.
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