Youth theology schools educate and engage
Seminary academies provide community and challenge youth to explore their faith. “We can make a difference in every person we meet."
What am I really paying?
A film highlighting the plight of migrant workers in America changed Lisa Talbott’s life forever. “I’m appalled. I’m disgusted. I’m outraged.”
$1 million grant for Alabama tornado relief
Other large grants approved by UMCOR directors address Japan and Haiti earthquakes, Dakotas flooding
Circles of Care for Immigrants
Therapist-turned-pastor provides free mental health support for immigrants facing long separations from family and fears of deportation.
Growing Latino ministry in New Orleans
2 new faith communities and an educational center grow from efforts of National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministries.
Pop stars, Presidents honor Lowery
Stevie Wonder, Obama and others celebrate the 90th birthday of the United Methodist pastor, called the ‘dean of the civil rights movement.’
Settlement in Capitol Rotunda arrests
Church and Society’s Winkler, others charged in ‘faithful act of civil disobedience’ reach pretrial resolution.
Missionaries prepare to be sent into the world
A live web event tonight celebrates the commissioning of ten new missionaries ready to share “how hope is built around the world.”
CROP Walkers fight hunger, step by step
Every year, United Methodists from across the U.S. join their neighbors for CROP Hunger Walks, benefiting people worldwide.
Peace prizewinner shines her light
Leymah Gbowee, Liberian peace activist, shares honor with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Tawakkul Karman.
Lowery celebrates 90 years of blessings
A celebration for the Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, “His words—our gift,” will be held at the Atlanta Symphony Hall on Oct. 9.
Heavy metal music connects congregation
Metal heads worship God and offer a different perspective of the church scene. "It's life changing to be here."
Malaria advocates ask Congress to save lives
United Methodists at Imagine No Malaria Days on the Hill urge retention of U.S. funding to fight malaria.
Korean National Plan exceeds its goals
Plan’s council continues support as it tells message of hope in growth of new churches, training of pastors and laity.
How to make more Hispanic disciples
Southern California conference works to reach the 13 million Hispanics through full implementation of the national plan.
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