Church growth often requires starting small
Walking, photography, card playing groups help build spiritual community.
Pakistan floods threaten millions of children
United Methodist partners providing clean water, food, health care.
Facebook fans rank favorite hymns
Social media discussion about favorite songs resonates with United Methodists across the church.
Global AIDS Fund provides help, comfort
Church support helps AIDS orphans become self-sufficient and eases patients’ final days.
Special-needs camps build confidence
Kids, adults with medical challenges find acceptance at U.M. camps.
Young adults learn the ropes on Capitol Hill
Program brings young people to Washington to learn advocacy process.
Small groups give churches room to grow
Intimate gatherings work by connecting people to Christ and each other.
Church grapples with sexual ethics
A ‘Do No Harm’ training event aims to help leaders better address cases of misconduct.
Council revives debate over God language
Discussion explores diverse faith terms that bring people closer to God.
Ruling intensifies debate on homosexuality
Rejection of California’s same-sex marriage ban will add to the debate on how the church ministers to gays and lesbians.
‘God’s Call’ camp explores ministry
Counselors offer time and encouragement to help campers consider where God might be leading them.
Sharing our lives in a connected world
Travelling in Africa, Larry Hollon realizes how interwoven our destinies have become.
UMC pastor officiates Clinton wedding
Like her mother, Chelsea Clinton is a United Methodist. That’s why she invited Rev. Bill Shillady to be part of her interfaith ceremony on Saturday.
‘Theology Pubs’ mix faith, fellowship
Churches reach out to young adults in bars, restaurants.
Church group balances ministries, buildings
United Methodist City Society sells "dinosaur properties" to finance mission work.
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