Student exchange program opens world
Wesleyan and Methodist schools in six countries form a network to provide new learning experiences.
Bishop Leontine Kelly dies at 92
First African-American woman bishop is remembered as a trailblazer, spiritual mother and ‘a gift to The United Methodist Church.’
Health care law survives; what’s ahead?
After the recent Supreme Court ruling, United Methodists are still discussing what the law means for the church and U.S. society as a whole.
Immigration reformers hail and hammer ruling
Immigration advocates now focus on end to ‘racial profiling’ in Arizona law after U.S. high court ruling in June eliminates other objections.
Marking John Wesley’s birthday in his words
Just in time for June 28, read what the founder of Methodism said about his good health. “This hath God wrought!”
Colorado Springs fire bypasses church
Staff evacuates Wilson UMC as Waldo Canyon fire spreads to part of city.
Students face years of debt
If no agreement reached, loan rates will increase at a time when young people are graduating or leaving with thousands to repay.
Pensions ease central conference retirement
Some clergy and their widows outside the U.S. struggle to survive. More than $23.5 million has been raised to establish programs to help.
UMTV: Family Fosters 100 Children
Ralph and Sue Hillman felt a call to help those in need. “This voice, and I knew it was God, said, ‘I want you to take care of babies.’”
Immigrant students get ‘moment of grace’
Obama’s announcement looked at as time to prepare as churches help mobilize and educate Hispanic community to apply for legal status.
Bikers ride 335 miles to fight malaria
Bishop’s heartbreaking story about a baby’s death inspires Nothing But Spokes riders to raise $30,000 to end the disease.
West Ohio gives Aviation Ministry $1 million
“God has got to be super happy," Bishop Bruce Ough declared after the conference doubled their fundraising goal for Wings of the Morning.
A year after Minot flood: ‘Faith thrives’
Despite losing its building, Faith United Methodist Church continues its ministry through partnerships.
Minnesota gives 2.5 million to fight malaria
“Challenge churches” pledged $100 times average worship attendance and helped raise more for cause than any other conference.
Dakotas couple brings holidays to young
Contributions to Shoebox Christmas project enable many Native parents to see their children open gifts when there is no money in budget for extras.
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