Haiti moves forward after earthquake
Three years later, United Methodist recovery efforts help re-house over one million, and look toward long-term development.
Chaplain to serve on Appalachian Trail
26-year-old Josh Lindamood will be first United Methodist to provide ‘spiritual presence to hikers‘ along famous passageway.
Sports help warriors on path to healing
Not all war wounds are visible. “One of the greatest wounds is the soul wound,” said United Methodist Navy chaplain Laura Bender.
Caregivers need care after traumatic events
Clergy who volunteer as crisis care responders often find themselves needing a shoulder to lean on.
Chuck Knows Church: The Sacristy
It’s probably the most unknown room in the church. . .and it also has a secret name!
Sunday Supper events reach out to military
Seeking new ways to honor veterans and to embrace military families, United Methodist congregations share special plans for Jan. 20 and beyond.
Chuck Knows Church: The Narthex
When’s the last time you heard, “meet me in the narthex?” Then you say, “uhhh, what?” You’ll know all about it when Chuck gives you the skinny on the narthex.
Chuck Knows Church: The Offering Plate
Do you know the history of taking up an offering?
Faith leaders join call to end gun violence
Bells toll Dec. 21 for Newtown, Conn., shooting victims as religious leaders call for swift action to stop future tragedies.
Home for Christmas? Not for border families
For those torn apart by immigration issues, the wire mesh fence between the U.S. and Mexico is the site of tears and ‘communion.’
2012: The year in pictures
View images from around the world of the church in action from the United Methodist News Service archives.
Newtown pastor sees pain as path to healing
The Rev. Mel Kawakami reflects on the hurt in his community as he shepherds his flock through anguish of school shootings.
2012: A year’s worth of disasters
As pain stretched across continents and touched some places already damaged, United Methodists throughout the connection responded.
United Methodists honor Inouye’s service
U.S. senator “demonstrated the highest ideals of what it meant to serve the country as well as to serve the public,” says bishop.
Grief transcends faith boundaries in Newtown
Religious community of Connecticut area comes together with governor and President to lead the healing process after horror of shootings.
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