The church and workers’ rights
From its start, the Methodist movement has focused particular attention on the concerns of workers. Read about church causes then and now.
Scout’s Eagle project honors 9/11 victims
Jeff Cox will receive the United Methodist Men’s Good Samaritan Award for his original design that includes steel from the World Trade Center.
Intern program honors young man’s mission
They never met in life, but their mission work together gives kids leadership opportunities and helps churches reach out to their neighbors.
UMCOR gives Gaza kids a break from conflict
Camp activities and recreational trips supported by Committee on Relief will help children living in ‘perpetual emergency’ enjoy fuller lives.
Civil rights icon inspired by mother in 1963
Fifty years after appearing in an iconic photo, Edith Lee-Payne marches on Washington again.
Day of Prayer for Syria (Sept. 7)
Bishop Grant Hagiya encourages us to participate on Sept. 7 in a day of prayer and fasting. ‘As Christians we are called to be peacemakers.’
Church groups assist Syrian refugees
UMCOR, partner agencies work to aid estimated 5,000 Syrians a day fleeing civil war in what some call “the great tragedy of this century.”
Former UMCOR exec’s career of ‘connections’
Tom Hazelwood went to college to run track but the Wesley Foundation inspired him to try ministry. ‘Best decision I ever made.’
‘Promise’ of stability for homeless families
Program helps sustain relationships by letting homeless parents and children stay together in one room. “It gives them some dignity.”
UMTV: Ministry of Memory
Archivists explain why record-keeping matters. “We can become this beacon to the church and say, ‘You’ve been there. You’ve done that.’”
Are we prepared to feed the hungry?
Kara Crawford writes that the documentary, “A Place at the Table,” asks us to address the reasons for food insecurity and obesity.
Gloria Holt, prominent lay leader, dies
She served at every level of the denomination, but her greatest passion was disciple-making at the local church.
Hispanics share dreams for church
MARCHA leaders begin visioning process to develop a plan for moving Hispanic/Latino ministry forward in The United Methodist Church.
United Methodists remember and look ahead
They came from across the country with individual memories and common yearning to assess the dreams of the 1963 march.
50th anniversary evokes many memories
United Methodists recall the events of the 1963 March on Washington and reflect on where we stand today.
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