Timeline: Methodism in Black and White
From Wesley’s baptism of two slaves to African-American delegates at General Conference, see 250 years of history.
A church without walls
Pastors take to Chicago streets: “rather than waiting for people to come to us, we go to them.”
‘Do Not Be Afraid’
A modern menu of daily dread, real or exaggerated, assaults nerves—and tests faith.
(Not) talkin’ ‘bout my g-g-generation
A 'graying' church must look at the world through the eyes of the youth it seeks
Oasis House offers peace for women
Ohio ministry targets strippers shy; with love and without judgment.
Haitian pregnant women at risk
Thousands need medical care and place to give birth.
Sports ministries reach church, community
Churches nurture physical and spiritual health through sports and recreation ministries.
School kids pack kits for Haitians
Students in Kentucky challenge each other to help those hurt by the quake.
Haitian Methodists, UMCOR assess volunteer needs
Church president asks U.S. to “continue to be with us” but cautions volunteers to delay travel.
Florida Haitians praise God after quake
Congregation stands strong, despite losing family members.
Students bring history to life
Role-playing history lessons are so successful, one professor says, “I finally had to force them out of the classroom.”
Haitian church members distribute UMCOR food
FROM REPORTER IN HAITI: For many in Haiti's outlying areas, aid from The United Methodist Church was the first help they have received.
Church pioneer Lina McCord dies at 86
Former executive of Black College Fund passes away at 86.
Black History: Sit-ins fueled push for rights
In late 50s, United Methodist James Lawson led non-violent protests.
6-year-old’s butterflies raise cash for Haiti
Girl creates artwork to help others.
Reflections on a week of terror
HAITI DIARY: Mission volunteers describe the days after the quake and bringing Sam Dixon’s body back to the U.S.
CNN: Diary of quake at the Hotel Montana
Survivor ponders faith and fate after quake.
Mahalia Jackson, once and future gospel queen
Thirty-eight years later, the power of her music endures.
Haiti journal: Deaconess, 82, cares for orphans
FROM REPORTER IN HAITI: Holly preaches and heals at Methodist Children’s Home.
UMTV: College Campout for Haiti
Some college students are raising money to help Haiti, while experiencing what it’s like to live in a tent.
Texas leader to link Haiti relief and U.S. churches
The Rev. Cynthia Harvey takes interim role with UMCOR.
Haiti quake survivors need food, medicine
Medical team discovered patients and staff at a hospital were without food.
Haiti hospital home to abandoned children
Two children left without parents by the quake have been adopted. “We pray for the others.”
Pastor calls on Wall Street to help Haiti
Financial leaders asked to tithe 10 percent of bonuses.
United Methodist doctor helps set up Haiti clinic
“We are showing people we care,” said Dr. Troy Silvernale, a family physician who was born in Haiti.
United Methodists reach out to Haiti in numerous ways
Volunteers are discouraged from traveling to Haiti, but there are other ways to provide relief.
Food, water, housing top priorities for Haitians
FROM HAITI: UMCOR listens to community leaders to plan aid response.
Haiti triggers heartfelt reflections on social media
People are connecting on Facebook, Twitter and other sites.
Haiti journal: Life goes on amid destruction
NEW FROM FIELD: Reporter reflects on how humans adapt when disaster strikes.
Tent city dramatizes plight of Haitians, helps raise funds
The event at Centenary College will fund food, medical aid and reconstruction efforts.
Mission agency prays for missing students in Haiti
Bishop: "We urge prayer for the students from whom we have not heard, and for all of the people of Haiti.”
Blog: Why does God allow natural disasters?
“Why, God?” is repeated over 330 times in the book of Job. But we, like Job, are never given God’s answer.
Worship goes on beside damaged Haitian church
Between the ruins of St. Martin Methodist Church and school, chairs are full.
UMCOR partnership gives Haitians keys to clean water
Relief workers provide an easy means of purifying water for thousands left homeless by the earthquake.
Mission leader Rabb celebrated for making difference
Friends recall passion for service. “Clint’s God was always getting bigger.”
UMCOR’s Sam Dixon remembered for life of service
Friends lift up United Methodist leader’s passion for faith, mission.
Reporter's Notes: Though displaced, families are still families
More than 5,000 displaced Haitians turn a soccer field into a community.
Haiti Methodists offer ‘healing love’ to survivors
Church provides safe haven for homeless.
Fallen colleagues remembered at Hotel Montana
“We know one day we will have the privilege of being with them in heaven.”
Medical specialists top volunteer list for Haiti
Mission teams urged to wait until country can support workers.
Haitian Methodists and UMCOR size up needs
A United Methodist team learns of losses and suffering during its first day in Haiti.
Haiti journal: Encountering refugees, stories of loss
A crush of people, cars, buses, scooters, bikes and the occasional cow or donkey clog the road into Port-au-Prince.
United Methodists keep on giving to quake survivors
Seasoned mission volunteers plan return to Haiti.
Haitians help Louisiana mission group return home
Shreveport church makes 7-year commitment to Haitian orphanage.
God is present amid suffering in Haiti
Many people want to ask, "Why?" in a time like this.
UMCOR joins on-the-ground relief for Haiti
LATEST: Agency makes emergency grants to the Methodist Church of Haiti and GlobalMedic.
Haiti mission volunteer remembered as symbol of love
Jean Arnwine was excited about helping others, her husband recalls.
UMTV: Memories of Haiti's Quake
One day after a church mission team arrived in Haiti to help orphans, a massive earthquake shook the country.
Haiti quake survivor Chand recalls hotel rescue
“… if I don’t try to find a way out, we are stuck.”
‘We were spared to help,’ Haiti volunteers believe
Barely home two days, Indiana team gathers supplies for return to Haiti.
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