Church can be model for Obama team, McCurry says
The United Methodist Church can be a model for bringing people from different viewpoints together, former press secretary says.
Faith leaders want to partner with Obama
U.S. leaders in the World Council of Churches offer their support in a letter to the new president.
Students see hope for Africa in Obama presidency
In Zimbabwe, students at Africa University share their excitement about the new U.S. president.
Lowery, Height join those on inaugural platform
Civil rights veterans Joseph Lowery and Dorothy Height share historic moment with new President Barack Obama.
Churches provide hospitality for inauguration crowds
Congregations are welcoming Washington visitors with the theme: "Be the Change You Want to See."
Bishop’s 33rd letter to King celebrates ‘unforgettable’ milestone
Barack Obama’s election as the first African-American U.S. president signifies more than a transfer of power, writes Bishop Woodie White.
Analysis: United Methodists assess Bush presidency
George W. Bush’s tenure was marked by both agreement and conflict with his denomination’s policies.
Faith leaders call for increase in U.S. 'living wage'
A campaign in the United States pushes for an increase in the federal minimum wage to $10 by 2010.
Church keeps Zimbabwe hospitals open
With many public facilities closed, United Methodist hospitals continue to treat patients, and the church plans more aid.
Benediction will be emotional, Lowery says
The Rev. Joseph Lowery says he will pray with his eyes open because he knows he “will see Martin smiling at us.”
Commentary: A lesson from my daughter
The Rev. Linda E. Thomas tells how her 8-year-old daughter helped awaken in her a feeling of pride for America.
Students expect Obama to be man of his word
College students say they will be watching the new president and realize they have a role to play too.
Young people tie Obama vote to faith
Election shows young people can make a difference, and it’s time for their voices to be heard, they say.
In letter to King, bishop rejoices over election of nation’s first African-American president
Woodie White shares a feeling of "joy beyond description" at historic moment.
United Methodists consider a word with the president
What would you ask Barack Obama if you had 15 minutes with him? United Methodists share their thoughts.
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