Program nurtures at-risk kids of inmates
Redemption Kids helps them avoid their parents’ mistakes.
Pastors serve churches in transition
Program helps churches deal with change. “Intentional interim ministers give congregations permission to grieve and revise who they are.”
UMTV: Church Embraces Haitians
The earthquake shook lives in Florida and brought two communities closer together. “Almost every single church member has someone in Haiti.”
UMTV: Clinic Heals After Katrina
New Orleanians lost homes and hospitals after the hurricane. Now churches and volunteers offer health care for residents.
UM Men launch prison ministries
U.S. inmates have a chance to use DISCIPLE Bible study. “When you're on the other side of the wall, you need all the encouragement you can get.”
First UM Missionary from China in Oklahoma
Born an atheist, Rev. Wang is now a full elder and provides services to Chinese-speaking persons, including students, in the region.
U.S. poverty increase is a church concern
The number of people in poverty is the largest in 51 years.
University a symbol of what Africa should be
Naomi Tutu says Africa University is training a generation of leaders who will “take the African union to the next level.”
Interfaith gathering counters Quran-burning threat
Hundreds of people from various faiths came together on Sept.11 to stand against the growing hatred, bigotry and intolerance around the country.
Africa University looking for lasting support
Research shows many local churches don't know how they are contributing to African United Methodist school.
Deaconess sees with God’s vision
"My eyes were never the problem. My attitude was," says Elaine Parrent. "I used (vision) as an excuse instead of letting myself see what I could do."
Churches plan vigils, decry Muslim-bashing
The Council of Bishops calls for 9/11 to be a day of prayer.
Memphis church welcomes new mosque
Despite initial unease, members have embraced their new neighbors: "What would Jesus do if He were us? He would welcome the neighbor."
Millions of nets to cover Sierra Leone
For youngsters like Isata Sesay, help in preventing malaria is desperately needed.
Hispanic caucus focuses on youth, outreach
Hispanic/Latino youth brought energy and challenge to the MARCHA meeting in Puerto Rico.
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