Ending hunger in 5 years ‘doable’
Include God and make the effort, urges president of international hunger-relief organization.
Black College Fund celebrates 40 years
United Methodist support helps recruit outstanding faculty and provide students with academic, cultural and spiritual guidance.
Food ministries flourish on different paths
May 28 is World Hunger Day. Two churches in Indianapolis find different ministries to feed the hungry and enable people to reach potential.
Growing communities along the Santa Cruz
From the hard soil of Tucson, Ariz., Youth Farm Project interns help the community to develop a flourishing garden and gathering place.
Will restructuring cut vital ministry?
That’s the question church staff want General Conference delegates to consider in weighing various reorganization proposals.
Sowing promise for developing countries
Foods Resource Bank spins cash from crops into food security as farmers and churches make a global difference.
UMTV: Over 90, Teaching Yoga
United Methodist Bernice Bates is 91. “I’ve attained this age because I have done yoga. Gives you peace just like your church does.”
Home nourishes body, soul of Nigerian young
Born out of the Hope for Children of Africa initiative, this mission of the United Methodist orphanage is still expanding.
Supreme Court shields church from bias laws
United Methodist leaders say the decision puts the onus on the denomination to do justice in its hiring practices.
Preview to church restructuring debate
Concerns raised that the proposed changes would give too much power to bishops and damage the denomination’s ‘separation of powers.’
Youth 2011 inspires group to give back
Young people from a ‘church of congregations’ in Las Vegas devote contest winnings to serving local elementary school.
Bishop Lyght reflects on his life, ministry
Katherine Simons hopes other churches will help the jobless. “If The United Methodist Church gets behind this, we can change people’s lives.”
Services enhanced by social media
Social media creates service that is “more like a dialogue than a monologue" as pastor answers questions texted to her live during sermon.
Young adults lead social justice startups
An incubator for life-changing ministries, Spark12 allows millennials to hone leadership skills, begin new service ventures.
UMTV: World Record Female Bodybuilder
Ernestine Shepherd is 75, runs 10 miles a day, and credits workouts and her United Methodist faith for turning her grief into joy.
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