Wesley professor joins U.S. State Department
Shaun Casey’s main task will be to reach out to religious groups around the world.
Haiti captured her heart
Youth director’s work with Haiti Response Plan changed her life. “I lived in constant heartache for them. Yet, they are a people of great faith.”
How to confront a church shooter
“Run, hide or fight.” What your church needs to know about new guidelines to ensure safety of congregants and staff if confronting a gunman.
Undocumented citizens invisible post-disaster
UMCOR reports undocumented citizens are particularly vulnerable after violent storms. “The church has a role in helping those most in need.”
The Church in China: Focus on disaster relief
When disaster strikes, Amity goes to front lines, a new action in a country where government traditionally managed disaster response.
Call for peace on Korean peninsula
At Ecumenical Korea Peace Conference, Christians, including Bishop Hee-Soo Jung, came together to pray and develop steps toward a “just peace.”
Gleaning: Ancient practice feeds hungry
Special ministry collects produce left after harvest. “If we gleaned all the edible food that we right now waste, we wouldn’t have hunger.”
Clean water a source of hope in Nicaragua
Clean water partnerships, education and sustainability help build communities with strong relationships and “without sickness.”
Church fire guts building, not spirit
Outreach to Athens, Ga., community will continue as Oconee Street United Methodist Church faces uncertain future.
Bishop urges peace in Korea
As the situation on the Korean Peninsula raises concern throughout the world, Bishop Hee-Soo Jung calls for an end to threats of war.
Inclusion of women in combat welcomed
United Methodist women in military service note that what ruling really does is to equalize competition for more than 200,000 jobs.
Computers feed minds and bodies in Haiti
United Methodist Communications partnership putting solar-powered technology in hands in remote areas of world.
Japan: Two years of relief
Through partnerships and donations to UMCOR, millions of sunflowers are being grown to help with recovery from Japan’s disasters of March 2011.
UM photographer captures King’s last year
John Goodwin’s anti-war coverage included Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Beyond Vietnam’ speech and protest events.
Student’s death spurs letter on gun violence
Retired pastors urge clergy to take leadership role against gun violence on anniversary of granddaughter’s death at Northern Illinois University.
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