Former child soldiers find hope in Congo
Funded by Peace with Justice offering, United Methodist Child Action initiative helps give children the power to change their lives.
N.C. churches benefit from ‘labor of love’
Historic St. George United Methodist is one of many to use conference construction ministry program.
Preacher revisits history on horseback
In honor of Methodism’s circuit riders, including his own father and John Wesley, Douglas Burns saddled up for Oakland UMCs 100th anniversary.
Shalom Summit looks back as it looks ahead
United Methodists gather to mark 20 years of an economic justice movement designed to identify and build community assets.
Recharge congregation’s batteries this fall
Take advantage of cooler weather with great projects for your church to reach out to the community beyond your doors.
Concerns rise for Syrian Christians
United Methodists, ecumenical groups worry about effects of turmoil in Middle Eastern countries on indigenous Christians.
Malaria: Treatable and Beatable
“Malaria is the first cause of death in Bom Jesus,” writes Bishop Elaine Stanovsky. But in Angola, United Methodists are going after the killer.
Bishop faults jurisdiction’s gay issue stand
Indiana Bishop Coyner criticizes Western Jurisdiction’s call to act as if the church’s teaching against homosexuality ‘does not exist.’
Small churches make big difference for kids
After hearing about childhood hunger at annual conference, Jim Pratt began a summer feeding program with volunteers from local churches.
Hispanic church offers model of growth
A Chicago-area congregation with lay missioner at helm has expanded from 12 to more than 120 in two years.
20 ways to reach out on Veterans Day
Creative ideas for individuals and congregations to engage in ministry with active U.S. military, veterans and their families on Nov. 11.
Pastors challenged by cross-racial appointment
Network of support created for clergy who may be racially or culturally different from their congregations.
Camp provides hope for Liberian refugees
Point Hope teaches life skills to its inhabitants. Learn how Imagine No Malaria works with this group to provide managerial training for the staff.
Big church focuses on mission, not size
Kansas’ Church of the Resurrection is now 22. Adam Hamilton’s goal for its 15,000 members: to be known as a congregation that serves the poor.
Rust College builds a better community
Ten years ago, one of United Methodism’s most historic schools began a revitalization project that continues to bless Holly Springs, MS today.
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