Artificial limbs change Sierra Leone lives
Recipient loses leg when rebels attack village and invade his home but regains life through United Methodist-supported program.
Bishops vow to uphold same-sex union ban
Council of Bishops’ letter is first response after statements by United Methodist clergy willing to bless such unions and by clergy opposed.
What about worship for special needs?
Church had traditional, contemporary and Hispanic worship. Now “Joyful Hearts” meets on Mondays for those with special needs.
United Methodists see Occupy protest ties
Call for “just society” and parallels to Wesleyan theology drawing clergy, laity across the country to offer ministry, help.
Book of Discipline now free online
The 2008 edition can be read and searched on the web for no charge. It is the most current statement of United Methodist Church law and practice.
Fire rekindles vital congregation
Blaze is blessing in disguise as congregation welcomes new ministry and members. “The church is not the building. The church is the people.”
UMTV: Restaurant Owner On Mission
Steve Pool cooked up a way to help others. “No matter who you are or where you live, there are missions within ten miles of your house.”
New tools add punch to vital congregations
Church agency launches Innovative Leadership Project to connect visitors to church, strengthen teamwork and nurture spirituality.
Religious leaders: Don’t cut poverty funding
Interfaith leaders want to maintain global development assistance funds in Senate bill for 2012 U.S. budget.
Everyday ‘saints’ transform lives, faith
Facebook question elicits memories as people share stories of family and friends who made — or are making — a difference.
Southwestern honors first black grad
United Methodist-related Kansas school recognizes ‘faithful man of God’ seven decades after his death.
Wenner, Brown win election to lead bishops
Bishop Rosemarie Wenner of Germany will be the first woman from outside the United States to preside over the council.
Maintain connections, top court rules
Conference restructuring plans, penalty for officiating at civil unions among topics addressed in October decisions.
PeaceGen 2011 trip motivates teens
Thanks to the annual churchwide Peace with Justice Sunday offering, Northern Illinois youth learn how to put their faith into action.
Remembering the saints who nurtured me
Honoring a great cloud of witnesses — ‘my family, my church community, my co-workers, my neighbors and people I may never meet.’
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