Churches cut utility costs, care for earth
Congregations invest in the future with building updates. “People have been taking more pride in our building, and they want to do more.”
Global Fund reviews cases of grant misuse
The cases don’t involve money pledged by The United Methodist Church to fight malaria in Africa, church leaders say.
Malaria Ravages Congo Poor
George Clooney’s malaria made news but in Africa, the disease is ever-present. The UMC offers aid but it came too late for one woman’s family.
Conference gives $500,000 to fight malaria
Baltimore-Washington members funded a Zimbabwe dorm, and pledged $2 million for Imagine No Malaria. “We are called to transform the world.”
GOP dominates church’s congressional group
Republicans outnumber Democrats two to one among United Methodists in 112th Congress.
Tucson events can be a 'watershed moment'
After the shootings, politicians everywhere are calling for an end to incivility in politics. We must learn to disagree in healthy ways.
More than rubble: Haiti displays touch hearts
Containers made the devastation concrete. "It's really remarkable, the amount of debris still there, and people are living in the midst of it."
Bishop Edwards, mission leader, dies
Edwards oversaw the North Carolina Conference and led the effort to establish a seminary in Russia. He was 71.
Church leaders applaud Cuba travel changes
Obama Administration says it will loosen restrictions for religious groups.
Webcast helps pastor build online church
Maryland ministry reaches out to busy seekers with five-minute sermons.
Women’s Spirituality Club
Members focus on one self-improvement goal each year. From different faiths, they take on topics like prayer and the Sabbath.
New pastors halfway through first year
Not long ago, they were focusing on midterm exams. Six months into their ministry, young clergy face another midterm exam of sorts.
Church leaders support immigrants at border
The weekend after Epiphany, United Methodists traveled to the desert to witness in solidarity with those refused entrance into the U.S.
Memories of Haiti bring hope for future
Julie Fleurinor left Haiti when she was 6, and while her life has improved in the past 20 years, she sees little improvement in her native country.
Breast cancer at 30: Faith lessons
Courtney Hubbard believes her battle with cancer has made her stronger. "I looked to God more and depended on Him."
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