Beating hunger in DRC
In DRC, 70% of people are malnourished. UMCOR has been working to change that through its agricultural, sanitation and health programs.
New wrinkle in appointment security
The United Methodist connection has been abuzz about a letter calling into question whether General Conference really ended clergy job guarantees.
UMTV: Catering Work for Homeless
Inside the Box buys a meal for a homeless person for every lunch sold. Homeless teens train for jobs in food service. Good food for a good cause.
She gave 47 years to church preschool
Mrs. Uhl is 83 and has taught generations. "They're exposed to more, with TV and the Internet. Young children today are not babies.”
Foot-washing ceremony touches souls
Bishop Hayes knelt and washed the feet of the 12 people being ordained. “No one expected it. There wasn't a dry eye in the place, mine included.”
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Scars testify to pastor’s strength, faith
At 25, Scott Spence survived a terrible accident. Now, his “scars are an asset” on hospital visits because he’s “been on that side of the bed.”
Vital church connects with community
Reaching out to Hispanic residents and holding a community breakfast are ways a Maryville church is doing mission in their own backyard.
Bishop’s retirement fight takes new turn
Episcopacy panel chairperson says committee encouraged Bledsoe to retire early based on evaluation, conversations with North Texas leaders.
Cal Turner Family Center planned at Meharry
A $3 million donation to Meharry Medical College will be used to construct a family center for use by the public as well as students.
Top 10 mobile apps for church leaders
These mobile apps will help leaders be more productive by simplifying ordinary tasks and providing instant access to information on the go.
Conferences voice support for gays
United Methodists are meeting in annual conferences this summer to decide policy and budgets for their regions.
Bishop calls for end to Chicago violence
U.S. gun deaths are on the rise. Jung asks for “violence interrupters” to mediate disputes and for churches to “pray and act to stop the shooting.”
Religious liberty, the church and the pill
United Methodists differ on whether the contraception-coverage mandate violates the free exercise of religion.
Bishop Earl Bledsoe stepping down
North Texas bishop announced in a videotaped message that he will retire effective Aug. 31, after serving only one term.
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