Convocation addresses human rights in Philippines
The National Association of Filipino-American United Methodists has approved a resolution urging the U.S. government to condition continued foreign aid to the Philippines.
Minneapolis churches respond to bridge disaster
United Methodists across Minneapolis are standing in solidarity with victims and families following the Aug. 1 collapse of a major bridge.
United Methodists pray for Korean hostages
United Methodists are offering prayers and expressing concern about the South Korean Christians being held hostage in Afghanistan.
South African Methodists offer hope to refugees
In Johannesburg, Central Methodist Mission is an oasis to the homeless, refugees and displaced people – many from Zimbabwe.
Water Brings Life and Peace in Darfur
By the end of 2007, 600,000 people in Darfur will have access to water through new or refurbished water points because of UMCOR's programs.
U.S. House of Representatives votes to End War in Iraq
Learn more about actions you can take to support efforts to end the war in Iraq.
U.S. Civil Rights Threatened
Read about the importance of maintaining civil and political rights—important parts of our daily lives—in the United States.
Kenya clinic provides care amid doctor shortage
Founded in 2004 in Ugunja, St. Paul's Methodist Health Center gives free care to nearly 300 people living with HIV.
Hundreds in the US Need Post-Disaster Help
UMCOR grants are already at work in several regions of the United States beset with record-breaking rains, fires and winds. But after two years of unprecedented donations designated for hurricane recovery, UMCOR is scrambling to provide long-term disaster response funding for domestic needs.
State of the Art School Built by UMCOR Dedicated in Banda Aceh
One of the largest primary schools built in Banda Aceh since the tsunami in 2004 was dedicated June 30. Using United Methodist donations to the South Asia Advance, UMCOR constructed the state-of-the-art facility that is both earthquake- and flood-proof, and furnished it with school kits for students and school equipment, educational materials, and sports and playground equipment.
Peace, Development Go Together: UMCOR
"Without peace, there can be no development," Marc S. Maxi, of the United Methodist Committee on Relief, told Sudan's Fourth Vice President Minni Minawi at a June 19 meeting in Khartoum, Sudan.
United Methodists respond to floods in central U.S.
From funding to flood buckets, the United Methodist Committee on Relief is assisting rain-soaked Texas, Kansas and elsewhere.
Commentary: Remembering our brave soldiers
Army Chaplain Paul Kauffman finds that serving on the home front is a "quiet battle" of its own.
United Methodist Agencies and Organizations Promote 'Genuine' Immigration Reform
United Methodists, Muslims partner to ease suffering
UMCOR and Muslim Aid leaders sign an unprecedented agreement in London to work together in relief efforts worldwide.
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