UMTV: Over 90, Teaching Yoga
United Methodist Bernice Bates is 91. “I’ve attained this age because I have done yoga. Gives you peace just like your church does.”
Home nourishes body, soul of Nigerian young
Born out of the Hope for Children of Africa initiative, this mission of the United Methodist orphanage is still expanding.
Supreme Court shields church from bias laws
United Methodist leaders say the decision puts the onus on the denomination to do justice in its hiring practices.
Preview to church restructuring debate
Concerns raised that the proposed changes would give too much power to bishops and damage the denomination’s ‘separation of powers.’
Youth 2011 inspires group to give back
Young people from a ‘church of congregations’ in Las Vegas devote contest winnings to serving local elementary school.
Bishop Lyght reflects on his life, ministry
Katherine Simons hopes other churches will help the jobless. “If The United Methodist Church gets behind this, we can change people’s lives.”
Services enhanced by social media
Social media creates service that is “more like a dialogue than a monologue" as pastor answers questions texted to her live during sermon.
Young adults lead social justice startups
An incubator for life-changing ministries, Spark12 allows millennials to hone leadership skills, begin new service ventures.
UMTV: World Record Female Bodybuilder
Ernestine Shepherd is 75, runs 10 miles a day, and credits workouts and her United Methodist faith for turning her grief into joy.
‘Exploring Differences, Deepening Faith’
During the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, a student reflects on how living with other faiths and cultures strengthens her own.
30 years and still learning
The Rev. Laurie Haller shares lessons learned from her 30-year pastoral journey establishing “a solid foundation for effective ministry.”
Group proposes alternative restructure
Methodist Federation for Social Action is the only unofficial caucus to submit its own reorganization to General Conference.
Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
View five of King's most memorable speeches, including the famous "I Have a Dream" and his final sermon at Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Racism still stings, bishop tells King
In his birthday letter to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Bishop Woodie White ponders whether race is America’s ‘stubborn virus.’
High expectations surround GC2012
Assembly will set policies and pass resolutions that have “a major impact on the life of our denomination and our role in the world."
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