Church attacks malaria on several fronts
Imagine No Malaria effort in Sierra Leone includes nets, education, training of health-care workers, improvement of hospitals and clinics.
Campus ministries considered vital
Wesley Foundations offer chances for worship, study and outreach. “We are targeting students at a time when they wander away from church.”
Churches Rethink 9/11
A Chicago community is rethinking church by honoring 9/11 heroes as well as their own first responders, “who stand up and protect us every day.”
$1 million grant for Alabama tornado relief
Other large grants approved by UMCOR directors address Japan and Haiti earthquakes, Dakotas flooding
Youth theology schools educate and engage
Seminary academies provide community and challenge youth to explore their faith. “We can make a difference in every person we meet."
Growing Latino ministry in New Orleans
2 new faith communities and an educational center grow from efforts of National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministries.
Missionaries prepare to be sent into the world
A live web event tonight celebrates the commissioning of ten new missionaries ready to share “how hope is built around the world.”
2 Ugandan church staff arrested
District superintendent, mission intern face cyber-crimes charges after bishop’s complaint about anonymous blackmail attempts.
Heavy metal music connects congregation
Metal heads worship God and offer a different perspective of the church scene. "It's life changing to be here."
Korean National Plan exceeds its goals
Plan’s council continues support as it tells message of hope in growth of new churches, training of pastors and laity.
How to make more Hispanic disciples
Southern California conference works to reach the 13 million Hispanics through full implementation of the national plan.
Care packages comfort troops
Woman rallies community to action. “Until all our troops come home, we're going to do what we can to make their time there that much easier."
Panel urges church to be more global
After three years of discussions, group introduces proposals to help The United Methodist Church ‘live more fully into our worldwide nature.’
Six reasons young Christians leave church
Over half of active churchgoers disconnect from the church after age 15. A study by the Barna Group reveals why.
Exploration 2011: You’ve been buzzed
Young people will gather in St. Louis Nov. 11-13 to talk, pray, ponder and listen to God calling them into ordained ministry.
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