Missionary recounts aftermath in Chengdu
Unnerved by earthquake, students set up makeshift tents outside their buildings.
United Methodists respond to China earthquake
The church’s relief agency works with the Amity Foundation to provide aid to Sichuan Province.
Faith groups work toward relief in Myanmar
As aid trickles in to cyclone survivors in Myanmar, United Methodists and other faith-based groups cooperate on relief efforts.
Commentary: Seeking balance at General Conference
"What we are doing … is a spiritual work," says the assembly's chief scheduler, urging the 2012 gathering to observe Sabbath.
UMCOR starts response to Myanmar cyclone
As the death toll rises in Myanmar, the United Methodist Committee on Relief maps out its response.
United Methodist project develops clergywomen
A new project aims to support clergywomen who lead churches with more than 1,000 members and help others to follow their paths.
Africa University to blanket continent against malaria
The university is partnering with a U.S. manufacturer to distribute blankets that ward off disease-carrying mosquitoes and pests.
Distance learning center launched in Mozambique
Hailing a new era for higher education in Africa, supporters dedicate a distance learning center as a satellite campus of Africa University.
Chaplain: ‘Find ways to be a redemptive voice’
Fresh from a tour of duty in Iraq, the Rev. Clark D. Carr urges the church to be a redemptive force amidst war.
Bishop Park to greet Pope Benedict in New York
When Pope Benedict XVI visits New York on April 18, a United Methodist bishop will be among those welcoming him.
Filipino mother seeks justice for missing son
Edith Burgos speaks out for her missing son in the Philippines and for other Filipinos whose humans rights are being violated.
Online game delivers virtual nets, saves real lives
Throughout April, visitors to the Nothing But Nets Web site can raise money just by playing an interactive game.
Ruth's Place provides sanctuary for homeless women
The only shelter for women in northeast Pennsylvania, Ruth's Place offers a warm bed and a little stability.
UMW Middle East study provides mission context
United Methodist leaders respond to complaints about the study and discuss the church’s position.
Global partnership takes aim at malaria deaths
Bishop Janice Huie joins businessman Ted Turner as he announces an expanded global partnership against malaria.
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