Pastors write 'Hunger Games' Bible study
Though no religious theme is intended, popular book series includes many Christian parallels.
Connectional Table splits on petition
Proposal to redistribute $60 million sparks debate even though the proposal originated with the 60-member body.
Our Social Principles alive in 1965 march
On the anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday,’ re-enactors trace the Selma-to-Montgomery march of 1965 and a participant recalls contrasts.
UMW reps outline rural women’s struggles
For these nine women, U.N. meeting offers chance to share experiences, learn from others.
UN explores needs of rural women
United Methodists contribute to discussion between grassroots, governments on empowering women.
FAQ: Should you fast during Lent?
John Wesley considered fasting an important part of a Christian's life and fasted weekly. Learn what the church says about this discipline.
African’s path from Islam to Christianity
Born into a Muslim world, Sierra Leone district superintendent recalls her difficult, often dangerous journey to God.
Churches reach out after swath of storms
A steady stream of tornadoes Feb. 28-March 2 has congregations seeking creative ways to help their communities.
UMTV: Church Fosters Adoption
More foster children are finding “forever homes” thanks to a congregation in Ohio. In 2011, 46 were adopted. “That’s a God thing right there.”
Women celebrate World Day of Prayer
Join women across the globe today in observing the World Day of Prayer, “allowing ecumenical women to get to know and support one another.”
Clergy band plays to fight malaria
Texas clergy combine their love of music with a passion for mission and raise almost $200,000 for United Methodist causes.
Sex abuse suit names TX conference, pastor
Woman seeks $25 million in damages, alleging abuse started when she was 14 and officials knew of inappropriate contact.
Eight generations serve as clergy
In honor of Women’s History Month, the Rev. Carol Hill shares how the women in her family inspired her decision to go into ministry.
Women face long road to change in church
During Women’s History Month, the Commission on the Status and Role of Women celebrates advances, but admits there are still struggles.
Summer food ministries serve children
Churches share how they responded to “three months of kids going hungry" when school let out. “We had to find a way to feed them.”
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