United Methodists, Muslims partner to ease suffering
UMCOR and Muslim Aid leaders sign an unprecedented agreement in London to work together in relief efforts worldwide.
Bishop brings message of hope to Zimbabweans
In an African community ravaged by AIDS and malaria, Bishop John R. Schol preaches about Jesus' love and compassion for lepers.
Delegation delivers nets to malaria-infested township
Members of the Baltimore-Washington Conference bring 7,125 insecticide-treated sleeping nets to fight malaria in Zimbabwe.
Faith and sacrifice build new church in Zimbabwe
Ready with bricks, mortar and other materials, a groundbreaking is celebrated for a new Muradzikwa United Methodist Church building.
"Church in a box" concept expands ministry
Batavia United Methodist in Illinois is a church on the move—literally—and taking church to the suburbs every Sunday.
Church supports farmers co-op as act of stewardship
A Tennessee church finds a way to feed its members—and support community-based agriculture that keeps family farms in business.
Agency funds racial-ethnic projects and ministries
The Board of Discipleship approves more than $120,000 for 15 racial-ethnic projects.
Commentary: Developing leaders through education
Two retired bishops tout the Global Education Fund as an unprecedented opportunity to develop principled leaders for the world.
NCC’s mission will continue without him, Edgar says
A United Methodist minister, the Rev. Bob Edgar prepares to leave the National Council of Churches for Common Cause.
United Methodist plan emphasizes new church starts
The United Methodist Church hopes to return to its evangelistic heyday of planting a new U.S. church every day.
Commentary: Pondering a United Methodist future
Noting membership declines, Bishop Timothy W. Whitaker reminds the world that the church is always dying—and being resurrected!
Advocate: Disability access improves access for all
United Methodist Women are urged to take part in the campaign to widen access for people with disabilities.
Church leaders urge G8 to fully fund AIDS pledges
Pledges of $60 billion from the world’s major economic powers must be translated into action, say United Methodist executives.
United Methodist groups oppose immigration bill
Calling for genuine immigration reform, United Methodist leaders send a letter to the U.S. Senate and urge family-based legislation.
Church mission team brings safe water to Ghana
For the first time, 100,000 villagers in a remote area of West Africa have fresh, safe water, thanks to United Methodists from York, Pa.
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