Grandmother builds orphanage in Africa
Grandparents Day is Sunday. Kay Oursler joined the Peace Corps at 65 and felt God’s call to become “Bibi” (grandmother) to orphans in Tanzania.
Maryland D.S. takes ‘prayer bike tour’
The Rev. Evan Young took a 55-mile trip in his district to show how he feels “the church needs to engage itself …meet people where they are.”
Mom uses labyrinth to curb Chicago violence
Mary Long first walked a labyrinth in prison and was changed. When her only child was killed, she created one to help heal her community.
UMTV: Mom's Grief Inspires Peace Walk
"It's like his spirit is pushing me." Chicago mom who lost son says prayer labyrinth lets people focus on following God, and can end violence.
Who cares for caregivers?
Providing continual care takes a toll. Care Team Ministry at St. John’s United Methodist Church supports those who watch over others.
UMCOR sends $10,000 after Hurricane Isaac
Relief agency cares for survivors and uses church-to-church connections to assess needs. Text RESPONSE to 80888 to give $10.
United Methodist ‘church’ on a ferry boat
Small Michigan town has a waiting line of 30 minutes to board for Friday night vespers under the sky.
Zimbabwe volunteers care for HIV-positive
United Methodist Wesley Clinic tries to help patients and families through counseling, support and other relief help.
Arkansas tries new job seeker, employer plan
United Methodists hope church members will hire training-program graduates.
UMTV: Keeping God in your Job Search
How hosting a job ministry can change a church. “What are the odds that we’ll speak to anybody about Christ this week that we don’t know?”
Needed help reaches those in Isaac’s path
At the Mississippi Conference’s request, Bill Carr brought supplies from the Memphis Conference to in the middle of the hurricane.
After Haiti impact, U.S. braces for Isaac
A United Methodist work team from Louisiana rode out the storm in Haiti but now prepares for pounding at home.
United Methodists respond to Isaac’s wrath
As rescue efforts continued in Louisiana, first responders went to work, people filled cleaning buckets and generous givers reached out.
Acts of Repentance guide stresses healing
United Methodists journey from learning to apologies to developing relationships with indigenous people.
Literacy program links kids, college students
Project Transformation began in 1998 as a Texas ministry grounded in three C’s: children, college students and churches.
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