Literacy program links kids, college students
Project Transformation began in 1998 as a Texas ministry grounded in three C’s: children, college students and churches.
Is pastor’s self-care selfish?
Clergy urged to set boundaries and maintain healthy lifestyles. “Honoring our bodies and our time… are as important as caring for others.”
Campus ministries nurture future of church
"I wish everyone could open their eyes and see just how important this age group is for the church in the future — and now,” says director.
Tips for the care and keeping of young clergy
Under 30s talk about challenges and successes as they take first steps into ministry.
How accessible is your church?
A new disabilities audit will help your congregation assess strengths and weaknesses. “Accessibility is a visible sign of hospitality and welcome.”
Conference gives $100K to rebuild homes
Indiana United Methodists are providing funds and volunteers to build two Habitat houses in the storm-ravaged southern part of the state.
Bishops Wandabula, Nhanala re-elected
Africa Central Conference episcopal elections first of gatherings to elect or re-elect bishops in Africa, Europe, Eurasia and Philippines.
UMTV: Child Advances Missions
Hadley Davis is not 12 yet, but she’s raised hundreds of dollars for UMCOR. She likes to share ideas. “No one can say no to a little kid.”
‘Church history requires we discuss racism’
It is essential we remember what has happened, says the Rev. Gil Caldwell, so we don’t treat others as we have been treated.
Mingling singles and family ministries
Inviting singles to a group event that also includes married couples can keep them from feeling “like contestants on a matchmaker game show.”
Churches crucial to turn tide of HIV, AIDS
Role of faith groups emphasized as 19th International AIDS Conference evaluates progress, and unfinished business, in mission.
UMTV: Growing Hope in the Philippines
The Dumagat live in an isolated place, threatened by outsiders. The tribe is learning new skills to survive thanks to UMCOR.
Chemical dependency ministry marks 30th year
Oklahoma Conference effort, born out of husband seeking help for wife, now teaches others how to build the same ministry.
‘Space Coast’ church grows disciples
In 4.5 years, a once dwindling Florida congregation has more than tripled its members. “Everyone is plugged in either serving or leading.”
Hope rises above flood damage in Minot
Recovery from last year’s flood is going slow in North Dakota, but volunteers and donations are speeding up the process.
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