Church offers help in wake of tragedy
We can never know why tragedy occurs, but The United Methodist Church offers resources to help those seeking consolation.
Prayers after explosions at Boston race
Bishop Devadhar shares a message to pray for the dead, the injured, the families as well as responders and clergy offering comfort.
United Methodists invest in Sandy recovery
On April 12, UMCOR directors approved $3 million grants to both the New York and Greater New Jersey conferences.
A higher calling for higher education
A United Methodist-related education translates into strong faith communities and a supportive learning environment.
United Methodist schools focus on service
Many United Methodist-related schools are "developing a new culture of service among young people," says Autumn Dennis.
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.
Church TV show and Jackie Robinson
The TV program produced by the Methodist Church offers a glimpse of Jackie Robinson in the role of civic leader.
‘Christmob’ surprises with hope
To reach people in unexpected ways, one church’s flash mob visits shelters and public areas with clothes, food and “random acts of blessing.”
Chabadza! Zimbabwe-Norway project pays off
Tradition of lending a helping hand results in new medical facility for mothers and babies and other projects on the boards.
Disaster recovery: Harvest reaps blessings
The tornado gave church new opportunity to reinvent itself, learn from past, embrace a brighter future, says Alabama pastor.
Disaster recovery: Indiana town bounces back
One year after tornado levels Henryville, pastor says, “When we bind together as the body of Christ, we are a force to be reckoned with.”
Disaster recovery: Minot celebrates beginnings
"The flood changed my entire ministry here," says the Rev. Debra Ball-Kilbourne, pastor of Faith United Methodist Church.
When disaster hits: Lessons from others
As tornadoes and floods challenge churches, one clergywoman says, “People do not recover without support, nudging and compassion.”
Zimbabwe preschool struggles but succeeds
‘Ministering church’ serves through preschool begun in 2009 with three teachers and operating from makeshift facilities in church hall.
Seminary can benefit anyone called to serve
From music ministers to chaplains, a theological degree helps students “strengthen their capacity to respond to God's call in their lives.”
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