Board screens out private-prison stocks
Pension board of directors decides profiting from the incarceration of people is not in keeping with church teachings.
Minnesotans add $2 million to malaria fight
Fundraising sets new mark for United Methodist regional conferences as Imagine No Malaria effort total now exceeds $19 million.
Transforming the lives of African orphans
ZOE Ministry’s work is mutually beneficial, says director, who sees a “glimpse of Jesus” in the lives of the young people.
UMTV: Church Drive-Thru Prayer
Atlanta drivers stuck in rush hour traffic can pull over for some comfort and connection. “I’ve seen tears of joy and restoration.”
Children enjoy ‘Blessing of the Toys’
Kids get excited about special church service. “It was a way of bringing the joy of their home celebrations into our worship experience."
Church distributes toys, love and grace
Last Minute Toy Store offers greatest gift of all. “It’s helping grow a community of struggling folks into a community of mutual caring.”
UMTV: Santa’s Toymakers at Church
Church volunteers have made 25,000 toys for kids in need. “It’s not just what’s going in the box, it’s what’s going on inside that building.”
Advent Week Four: A Season of Love
“Love isn’t just a feeling — it’s about going to difficult places … standing with those who are hurt. We need this kind of love today.”
How the skunk stole Christmas
This Advent season, a Cleveland, Tenn., church has been battling persistent — and stinky — visitors.
2nd pastor injured by police at Occupy Seattle
Seattle-area United Methodist pastor says he was beaten, arrested while trying to keep the peace during protest at port.
Shepherd of today relates to nativity
Glen Fisher has watched over flocks for more than 30 years. He delights that those in his profession were among the first to hear the good news.
Could you dry up the Rio Grande?
A couple shares an emotional quest for Visa approvals that would allow them to visit their children in the U.S. for Christmas.
2011 church restructure plan headed to vote
Concerns expressed as General Conference 2012 to consider plan to consolidate general agencies into new mission, ministry center.
Doctor driven to help homeless young people
Sponsored by a United Methodist ministry, medical crew takes to streets of Phoenix in a big, blue RV to dispense health care.
Church changes fan fury into charity
St. Louis church asks Cardinals fans who are angry at Albert Pujols to bring their jerseys to the church for a Recycle Five Drive.
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