Bullied teen barely survives suicide attempt
Now 18, Amanda Brownell is unable to communicate. But her mom speaks for her--so other mothers won’t know the nightmare of “bullycide.”
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Bishops urge action on immigration
Leaders offer support to a colleague who is outspoken against Arizona’s controversial new law.
Child ends life because of bullying
Jon Carmichael hanged himself at age 13, his mother turned to a pastor and asked if her child was with God.
Bishops experience, affirm ministries of love
People tell United Methodist leaders of Christ’s power in difficult times.
Sierra Leone village embraces mission team
Volunteers from Pennsylvania were welcomed by Muslims and Christians singing as they entered Panguma.
Assembly draws women in person and online
More women than ever were able to engage with the United Methodist Women’s Assembly this year.
A Plea for Prayers for the U.S. South
Four states are dealing with floods and storm aftermath. UMCOR estimates that 2,000 flood buckets will be needed in Tennessee alone.
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To reach millennials, ‘break outside the box’
People ages 18-29 share core values with older generations but live their lives differently, speakers say.
Church rejects move toward regional bodies
Bishops ratify five of 32 proposed amendments to the church’s constitution.
Bishops cast out fear with HIV tests
United Methodist leaders express solidarity for people living with HIV/AIDS.
Churches respond as storms pummel Southeast
Churches quickly aid survivors of slow-moving storms
Women march for immigrant rights
Rallying in St. Louis, United Methodist Women continue their century-old support of immigrants.
Denver church takes dinner to the streets
They prepared meals for 200 and no one came. So they went to where the people were.
Group defers gay issue to 2012
International team also recommends granting more autonomy to regional church bodies.
Diners experience daily life of the blind
"Dining in the Dark" participants chose their salad, dessert and beverage – and a blindfold that children in the church had decorated.
Grace abounds for Katrina mission team
Katrina survivor says, “I’m a living witness that with God all things are possible.”
UMW focuses on immigration
May 1 march and rally will support immigrant rights.
Students hold blackout to honor miners
Seminary students are asking people to spend 29 minutes in silence on April 29 as a memorial to the 29 miners who died in the West Va. mine disaster.
Caring congregations nourish bodies, souls
United Methodists Change the World with community gardens, food pantries.
Church addresses abuses in Philippines
Connectional Table condemns "extrajudicial killings."
Zambian woman realizing health care dream
Mukanyanga Muzyamba, who walked six miles each way to school in Zambia, will graduate in June from Africa University.
Court backs clergy dismissal over affair
Judicial council affirms verdict against married minister.
Passion and Resurrection in Chile
Residents of a seaside town help one another rebuild their lives after the February quake.
Church raises human trafficking awareness
Youth take the lead in a Chicago-area Change the World event.
UMCOR helps after Mississippi tornados
The United Methodist Committee on Relief will send funds after tornados tore through13 counties and killed 10 people.
Jars of Clay asks crowd to Imagine No Malaria
The award-winning band headlined a concert to raise funds to help prevent the killer disease.
Top court rules on bishops’ authority
Judicial Council rules Philippines College of Bishops can handle complaint against one of their own.
Church changes world in many ways
More than 1,000 congregations touch lives and improve communities on special weekend.
Church building ‘culture of nets’ to save lives
As we mark World Malaria Day 2010, Bishop Thomas Bickerton says “the time is now” to eradicate malaria in Africa.
Student leads sleep-out for malaria nets
Hannah Bushart organized a sleep-out on her church’s lawn to mark World Malaria Day and raise funds to buy nets.
Return to Haiti: Meeting needs together
Dan Dick says this simple phrase could be the key to global transformation.
Great Day of Service aids poor, disabled
More than 120 volunteers from Foundry United Methodist Church fan out to 13 social service agencies in Washington.
Churches gear up to change the world
United Methodists plan to create “a beautiful mosaic of service and love.”
Green living: Not just for tree huggers
United Methodists protect the environment in a variety of ways.
Pastor‘s green leadership helps planet
The Rev. Faith Fowler started a program that cleared 8,000 tires from vacant lots and shredded 100 tons of documents.
Aid ongoing as China mourns quake victims
United Methodist partner brings medical supplies, blankets and food to survivors.
Confessions of a ‘green mommy’
Environmental advocate shares the importance of passing her values on to her son.
‘Queen Mother’ of civil rights dies at 98
Dorothy Height, honored by three presidents, worked tirelessly for justice for all.
Mission agency stresses collaboration
Effort includes strengthening ties to large congregations.
1000+ events planned to Change the World
On April 24-25, United Methodists around the world will participate in a weekend of radical service.
900+ events, churches = Weekend of Service
UMCOR marks World Malaria Day in Indonesia
Starting April 21, UMCOR Indonesia will commemorate World Malaria Day with a program of activities aimed at involving students, teachers, and local communities in learning about and preventing the disease.
Congo church brings joy to the world
Bishop Thomas Bickerton says Africans "have absolutely everything spiritually."
God bless this organic meal
How we eat is tied to God’s command to be good stewards of creation.
Civil rights pioneer Dorothy Height dies
DEVELOPING STORY: Height was a United Methodist leader who fought for equality and human rights for all.
Earth Day Series: Green Space
At Duke's Smart Home, students experiment with state of the art green technology. And get ideas for future jobs.
Deaths of innocents challenge faith
Faithful who are allowed to grieve, to ask questions of God, have better outcomes.
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.
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