Missionary shares story of his Palestinian mother
In a new book, the Rev. Alex Awad traces the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through its impact on his mother’s life.
Gustav leaves behind plenty of debris for cleanup
After touring southwest Louisiana, Bishop Hutchinson invites 'chainsaw gangs' to help remove trees so that power can be restored.
Power outages hamper Gustav disaster response
United Methodist relief officials join church’s Louisiana staff in assessing damages and responding to needs.
Baton Rouge church houses Red Cross volunteers
Experienced Red Cross volunteers from across the United States know the "Broadmoor Hilton" is the place to stay in southern Louisiana.
Commentary: VIM builds mutual respect in U.S., Cuba
More important than the bricks and mortar left behind are the relationships forged across cultures, says a VIM team member.
Tennessee church opens doors to Gustav evacuees
One day after being designated a Red Cross shelter, a Nashville church shows radical hospital to evacuees from New Orleans.
Katrina’s lessons helped Louisiana: church leader
“We were prepared,” says the Rev. Don Cottrill, with the United Methodist Louisiana Conference.
United Methodists to assess hurricane’s impact
Staff with the United Methodist Committee on Relief is expected to be on the ground for assessments by Sept. 3.
Rebuilt lives are legacy of Katrina Aid Today
Three years after Hurricane Katrina slammed the U.S. Gulf Coast, UMCOR-managed Katrina Aid Today stands as a success story.
New Orleans pastor rebuilds 'inner spirit of the people'
Three years and three churches later, the Rev. Connie Thomas is still recovering from Hurricane Katrina—as is her flock.
Religious leaders call for cease-fire in Philippines
United Methodist Bishop Leo A. Soriano denounces fighting in the southern Philippines between the government and Muslim rebels.
Grandmas, grandpas welcome kids at G.G.’s House
For kids who can't enjoy homemade cookies at their own grandparents' home, a church in Florida offers the next best thing.
Texas church crosses the border for ministry
A 'Saturday school' is part of the ongoing ministry in Juarez, Mexico, by a United Methodist church in El Paso.
Missouri Methodists surpass Mozambique goal
Volunteers build 16 houses in Africa during eight days in July to surpass their three-year goal through Habitat for Humanity Mozambique.
United Methodists prepare for post-Fay relief work
With Tropical Storm Fay still swirling off the east coast of Florida, United Methodists begin to assess the damage in the waterlogged state.
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