Student hikes to New Orleans to raise relief funds
When 20-year-old Ben Poor told his parents he wanted to go for a walk this summer, he wasn’t talking about a stroll around the block.
Churches rebuild, recreate ministries in Louisiana
While Hurricane Katrina did not damage all church buildings in Louisiana, it continues to affect each congregationís ministries.
Mississippi center coordinates disaster response
For almost two years since Katrina hit, a United Methodist control center in Meridian has managed rebuilding efforts in Mississippi.
United Methodists help lead Katrina response
The denomination has helped more than 60,000 people rebuild 25,000 homes in the Gulf Coast since the hurricane season of 2005.
Volunteers make lifelong connections in Gulf Coast
Some mission teams feel called to return again and again to hammer away at the destruction left by Hurricane Katrina.
Arkansas man organizes Kenyan chicken project
The Lord told John Boster to build chicken houses in Kenya, and the United Methodist chicken breeder is determined to obey.
Louisiana childrenís homes give thanks for support
For children coping with a lifetime of trauma, Hurricane Katrina was an especially hard blow.
Author: Faith should lead, politics follow
In her new book, United Methodist Charlene Floyd explores the effects of religion on politics.
Immigration activist arrested after leaving sanctuary
Elvira Arellano is deported to Mexico days after leaving her United Methodist church in Chicago, where she had taken refuge for a year.
Olson elected to lead church's Women's Division
Harriett Jane Olson has been elected chief executive of the Women's Division of the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries.
Special Hurricane Katrina offering planned Aug. 26
Two years after Hurricane Katrina, United Methodist churches will collect a special offering to help with continued rebuilding.
Aug. 29 will be day of prayer, reflection, in Mississippi
United Methodists will mark the second anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall by holding three prayer services.
UMCOR offers aid in Peru earthquake
The United Methodist Committee on Relief is responding to the Aug. 15 earthquake that leveled several cities in Peru and killed more than 400 people.
United Methodist Women take to the road for justice
Participants in a U.S. seminar in Nashville, Tenn., see what it means to be homeless, an immigrant or without health care.
What Happens When Malaria Strikes
A recent malaria outbreak at the Humble School demonstrates how malaria disrupts lives, steals productivity, and is a drain on precious resources.
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