Judicial Council splits East Africa decision
Denomination’s top court says complaint process still incomplete; rules only that South Sudan pastor be paid.
West Church service honors the helpers
Following Texas explosion, pastor says community will not be defined by death and destruction, but by how “we show the love of God to each other.”
East Africa audit ends, funds still suspended
Mission board panel says conference unable to provide ‘reasonable assurances’ that previous funds used for intended purposes.
Seeing God’s presence in a week of tragedy
In an unprecedented time of challenges, many see God’s love in multiple ways. Read what they say and share what you have seen.
UMCOR helps in Texas explosion
Emergency grant authorized; town still off-limits but agency outlines ways to help and to prepare for later.
Interfaith service offers comfort in Boston
Civic, religious and elected leaders gather to offer prayer and comfort and express gratitude. “You will run again,” President Obama noted.
Messages of caring and hope for Boston
Bishop and United Methodists around the globe testify to seeing God in action after the bombings at the Boston Marathon.
Boston service urges: ‘Choose love over fear’
A day after the bombing, United Methodists in Boston opened their doors and gathered to grieve, pray and find a way toward healing.
Church offers help in wake of tragedy
We can never know why tragedy occurs, but The United Methodist Church offers resources to help those seeking consolation.
United Methodist schools focus on service
Many United Methodist-related schools are "developing a new culture of service among young people," says Autumn Dennis.
Prayers after explosions at Boston race
Bishop Devadhar shares a message to pray for the dead, the injured, the families as well as responders and clergy offering comfort.
United Methodists invest in Sandy recovery
On April 12, UMCOR directors approved $3 million grants to both the New York and Greater New Jersey conferences.
Why I went to seminary
After meeting a terrified boy in a prison, Kelvin Mulembe decided to pursue a career in human rights and attend Wesley Theological Seminary.
A higher calling for higher education
A United Methodist-related education translates into strong faith communities and a supportive learning environment.
‘Christmob’ surprises with hope
To reach people in unexpected ways, one church’s flash mob visits shelters and public areas with clothes, food and “random acts of blessing.”
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