Churches plan vigils, decry Muslim-bashing
The Council of Bishops calls for 9/11 to be a day of prayer.
Commentary: A reflection on 9/11
We, the living, are called to be ‘wounded healers.’
Memphis church welcomes new mosque
Despite initial unease, members have embraced their new neighbors: "What would Jesus do if He were us? He would welcome the neighbor."
Bishop Mathews, ardent missionary, dies
Friends say bishop combined Wesley’s ideal of personal and social holiness.
Millions of nets to cover Sierra Leone
For youngsters like Isata Sesay, help in preventing malaria is desperately needed.
UMTV: Church Embraces Haitians
The earthquake shook lives in Florida and brought two communities closer together. “Almost every single church member has someone in Haiti.”
Communities revive monastic practices
Groups gather in the figurative desert of urban areas where the marginalized live rather than the literal desert of the early monasteries.
End religious bigotry, faith leaders say
Plans to build an Islamic center near Ground Zero has fueled anti-Muslim attacks. Some United Methodists leaders are “distressed and saddened.”
Mission trips enrich man’s retirement
Like many retirees, Morgan Green found church gave him a sense of purpose he needed.
Shane Claiborne: Fusing Faith and Practice
“In our fervor for evangelism, we've created a Christianity a mile long and an inch deep” says this “ordinary radical.”
Churches combine to reflect community diversity
Two Maryland churches, one mainly white and the other mainly black, merge to become “a model for the future."
African women find God at prayer tree
Thousands make pilgrimage to sacred site on hillside.
At 75, Upper Room enriches spiritual walk
Launched during Great Depression, devotional booklet today gives hope to millions in more than 100 countries.
If aging is a journey, where’s the U-turn?
There’s no way to escape the reality of physical limitations as we age. But brochures for care facilities only show happy, active seniors.
Floods threaten ‘core of Pakistan’
United Methodist worker says the crisis extends beyond homes and crops to schools and heath care centers.
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