Bees, snails, Moringa trees boost Liberians
UMCOR’s program to teach sustainable agriculture and development makes an economic and health impact for West Africans.
Volunteers: Lifeblood of storm response
After Sandy hit New Jersey, volunteers at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church started serving meals for 12 hours a day, seven days a week.
The priorities of 14 new bishops
Their challenges — from disaster response to malaria to global conflict — distinguish them, but reaching out to a world in need unites them.
Slideshow: Church welcomes new bishops
Photos tell the story of the installation, welcoming and itineration of United Methodist bishops around the connection.
Election Day Communion to promote unity
UM congregations across the U.S. join with other churches in offering a special Eucharist to promote healing after divisive political season.
Cokesbury closures leave sense of loss
The United Methodist Publishing House announced a new transition initiative, which will serve customers through online and digital options.
Pastor’s son’s organ donation gifts 19 others
Randy Reese lost his teen, but organ donation eased the grief. “It adds acceptance, when you make a difference in somebody’s life.”
Pastor collects food cards for vets
His initial goal was 150. This year, Randy Davis, himself a vet, hopes to give 10,000 cards to homeless and special-needs veterans in Indiana.
Homeless after storm, N.J. pastor feeds others
“We needed to provide respite for those who have been bailing water and dealing with the level of destruction in their town,” Bostwick said.
Bishop Wenner addresses council
In her first presidential address, Bishop Rosemarie Wenner encouraged the bishops to lead so "we may be one in ministry to all the world."
Chuck Knows Church: Liturgical Colors
Ever walk into your Sunday morning worship service and realize the colors have changed around the sanctuary?
Bishops to gather for closed retreat
Among 125 active and retired bishops attending the event on St. Simons Island are 14 new episcopal leaders, elected this summer and fall.
N.J. church opens doors after storm
Since Hurricane Sandy, volunteers have turned Morrow Memorial United Methodist into a living room, office, play space and kitchen for neighbors.
Do United Methodists believe in saints?
November 1 is All Saints Day. John Wesley wrote of ‘living saints’ who led a Christian life. Read about ways to honor the saints in your life.
N.J. struggles to assess storm damage
Bishop focuses concern on human needs, says “our main challenge is 2.4 million people without electricity. Everything is down.”
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