Baptismal waters bless post-Katrina church
Worshippers give thanks to God and the United Methodist connection on fifth anniversary of flooding.
New York bishop supports Islamic center
Jeremiah Park says denying religious freedom “makes us less as Americans.”
The road back from Hurricane Katrina
Amazing stories of faith keep hope alive in UMNS writer’s birthplace.
Mississippi churches thank Katrina workers
Church member testifies those who responded "were the rod and staff of God."
African churches desire equal voice
Study committee will explore ways to promote the faith in different cultures.
Luke’s House offers healing and prayers
Katrina-inspired ministry is “a blessing to the whole community.”
Grace abounds for Katrina mission team
Katrina survivor says, “I’m a living witness that with God all things are possible.”
Donors respond slowly to Pakistan floods
Relief officials say the need in Pakistan is great, but donations are not keeping pace.
Down economy changes clergy careers
There’s either a pastor glut or shortage, depending on where you live. Church staffs are being cut, and many pastors are waiting longer to retire.
Give a Bible to a seeker
For $5, you can place a Rethink Church edition of the NT in the hands of a spiritual seeker who has responded to one of The United Methodist Church’s ads.
Cafe serves poetry, jazz and Jesus
New Covenant UMC’s Joyful Noise Jazz Café transcends race and age barriers by showcasing musicians and poets.
Church growth often requires starting small
Walking, photography, card playing groups help build spiritual community.
Reasons teens are avoiding church
Is Facebook really keeping kids from church? Shane Raynor says no one is ever too busy to go to church.
Pakistan floods threaten millions of children
United Methodist partners providing clean water, food, health care.
Council revives debate over God language
Discussion explores diverse faith terms that bring people closer to God.
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