Philippines emerges from flood-inducing typhoons
The United Methodist Committee on Relief is responding with emergency supplies and other aid.
Four years after fire, church has new life
After lightning destroyed their home, congregation worked through ‘identity crisis’ to experience its ‘very own resurrection.’
UMTV: Missionary’s Global Calling
Romeo del Rosario has served for decades, speaks 9 languages, and credits call to missionaries in Philippines. “God leads me all the way.”
‘Handicapable’ ministry makes impact
Dec. 3 is U.N. International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Read how church includes special needs worship services in unique program.
Road took many turns to hospital chaplaincy
After her parents became ill, biology teacher felt called to minister by nurturing ‘the presence of God in the daily life of the hospital.’
Religion and Race agency charts new future
Commission on Religion and Race is in conversation with the Commission on the Status and Role of Women about aligning their work.
Conferences push malaria goal past $26M
Imagine No Malaria advocacy days on Capitol Hill begin as 100 United Methodists head out to make case for continued global health funding.
5 Tips to Promote Church Giving
Video offers ideas and inspiration to motivate your congregation to contribute, and be an active part of the United Methodist connection.
UMTV: Special Needs Service
Church “no-shush” policy lets adults with developmental delays participate in worship. “They can be themselves. They are children of God.”
After Sandy, thousands know church cares
10,000 meals from one church, 4,000 cleaning buckets to one town show inestimable support. “You have restored my faith in humanity.”
Ministry changes perception of AIDS
Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day. Program addresses the misinformation that still exists, and helps churches be ‘safe havens’ for those affected.
Bishop Stokes, scholar and reconciler, dies
Stokes, 100, was a longtime professor at Candler and helped bring together previously segregated church in Mississippi.
UMTV: Church Helps Addicts Heal
Former addict Monte Payne aids others struggling to overcome the “spiritual death” of addiction at the same Arkansas church that helped him.
Arkansas tries new job seeker, employer plan
United Methodists hope church members will hire training-program graduates.
Cokesbury closures challenge seminaries
Theological schools have multiple options for supplying students. But some worry the loss of brick-and-mortar stores will do lasting damage.
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