Interns embrace diversity, justice issues
Fourteen Ethnic Young Adult interns, sponsored by the Board of Church and Society, spent the summer working in Washington.
Church growth continues in former Soviet Union
Bishop Hans Vaxby likens the atmosphere in Eurasia to that of pioneer America. “The church is on the move," Vaxby says.
Native American community rebuilds after storms
More than 50 volunteer teams, working through the Dulac Substation, have helped Louisiana residents.
Symbols of hope endure in Hurricane Rita recovery
Two large trees of hope encourage the volunteer staff in the Rita Recovery office in the Wesley United Methodist Church.
Texas church helps community prepare for storms
Churches affected by Hurricane Rita are ensuring their residents — especially those with special needs — are better prepared.
Worshippers make Boat Church their port of call
At Sunday services on Georgia’s Lake Blackshear, it doesn’t matter what you wear – and bring the pets too.
Arrest of mother puts 'human face' on immigration
United Methodist leaders say the case of Elvira Arellano will force the U.S. Congress to see the issue in terms of justice and mercy.
Commentary: Finding despair and hope in the desert
After visiting immigrants and volunteers at the border, Bishop Minerva Carcaño says what she saw is both disturbing and hopeful.
Campus ministry offers church presence at college
While the number of campus ministries is shrinking, advocates say their impact on college students is as important as ever.
Higher education board approves racial-ethnic grants
Training and leadership programs for Hispanics, African Americans and Korean Americans are among ministries to benefit.
Late bishop honored with global education scholarship
Bishop Benjamin R. Oliphint believed that education was the vehicle to transform people, society and the world.
Ohio Northern director receives Edwards Award
Christine C. Cole receives a $5,000 graduate scholarship to develop her leadership in higher education in The United Methodist Church.
Women's social justice champion Linda Hollies dies
The prolific author and motivational speaker also broke barriers as a pastor and United Methodist leader.
Commentary: A mission trip takes me back 'home'
Twenty-year-old Aloise McCullough tells how a mission trip to New Orleans gave her the closure she needed from Hurricane Katrina.
Families welcome reopened community center
Through the work of The United Methodist Church, a community center in New Orleans is again open to children in the hurricane-whipped city.
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