Haiti 2013: Rebuilding St. Martin Methodist
Worship in St. Martin today is far different from that Sunday in 2010 when Haitian Methodists stood among rubble. Fifth in a series.
Women making history: Jocelyn Briddell
“It is critical,” says Scarritt-Bennett Center director, “that our history is highlighted…so we can envision a bright future… .”
Women making history: Lessie Vonner
“It’s important for young women to know how much the women before them have done for the world,” says jazz trumpeter and church musician.
Haiti 2013: Methodist staff rebuild homes
United Methodist groups find way to help Haitian staff of Methodist Guest House construct homes lost in 2010 earthquake. Fourth in a series.
Women making history: Roslyn Lee
“Women’s History Month is not only about history,” says local pastor. “It is also about me and my identity and how I claim my identity.”
Africa U. to celebrate 20 years of progress
More than 4,000 from 23 African nations have graduated since United Methodists built world-class university, fulfilling a dream from 1800s.
Haiti 2013: Future seen through eyes of a ‘kid’
For rural families in two communities in Haiti, goats are the gift that keeps on giving. Third in a series.
Haiti 2013: Women help women improve lives
From working to ensure healthy moms and babies to funding small growers, Haiti Artisans for Peace makes a difference.
Church says no I do's until all can marry
North Carolina church will still offer premarital counseling and blessings, but no weddings until denomination allows same-sex marriage.
Haiti 2013: Bringing light to darkest slum
A friend to Haiti since 2002, now missionary of a Florida church, Seung Don Kim walks with Haiti’s children. First story in a series.
Women making history: Debra Wallace-Padgett
“Women’s History Month,” says Bishop Wallace-Padgett, “helps all of us to enlarge our vision of who, by the grace of God, we can be.”
UMC welcomes Pope Francis with prayer
Bishop Rosemarie Wenner, president of The Council of Bishops, releases a statement regarding the election of Pope Francis.
United Methodists welcome new pope
Church leaders note choice of name of St. Francis and Jesuit order of new pope as signal of continued effort to serve poor.
Inclusion of women in combat welcomed
United Methodist women in military service note that what ruling really does is to equalize competition for more than 200,000 jobs.
Women at U.N. share real-life challenges
United Methodist delegates among those ‘seeking their place at the table’ to advocate as they tackle issues of violence, poverty and war.
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