Special Hurricane Katrina offering planned Aug. 26
Two years after Hurricane Katrina, United Methodist churches will collect a special offering to help with continued rebuilding.
Aug. 29 will be day of prayer, reflection, in Mississippi
United Methodists will mark the second anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall by holding three prayer services.
Commentary: Take time to make the connection
After reporting on the European Methodist Festival, UMNS correspondent Kathleen LaCamera offers her reflections on the event.
UMCOR offers aid in Peru earthquake
The United Methodist Committee on Relief is responding to the Aug. 15 earthquake that leveled several cities in Peru and killed more than 400 people.
European Methodist Festival unites cultures
More than a thousand Methodists from across Europe congregate in Slovakia to celebrate Europe’s diverse and vibrant Methodist tradition.
Home-grown pastors to serve in Albania
For the first time, Albanian United Methodists will soon be shepherded by pastors who are natives of the southeastern European country.
Slovak United Methodists hold fast to faith
United Methodists in today's Slovak Republic survived communist rule but now struggle with a broken economy.
AME Zion dedicates former United Methodist building
The dedication of an African Methodist Episcopal Zion congregation ends a six-year legal journey for United Methodists in Alaska.
United Methodist Women take to the road for justice
Participants in a U.S. seminar in Nashville, Tenn., see what it means to be homeless, an immigrant or without health care.
'Open Hearts' ventures into online advertising
Coming to a Web site near you, The United Methodist Church’s new ad effort is expected to reach more than 21 million people.
Arkansas United Methodists walk for children, families
More than 250 people raise awareness of Methodist Family Health, which has been in ministry for more than a century.
Oklahoma camp teaches peace to inner-city children
Organizers of the Peace Challenge Camp are helping kids learn to resolve conflicts peacefully.
Church helps senior adults brush up on driving skills
Near Atlanta, Alpharetta United Methodist Church offers older drivers a tune-up on the rules of the road.
Leadership academy nurtures African-American youth
Thirteen students attend the first Thomas Shockley Youth Theological Academy, cultivating African-American leaders for the church’s future.
Final Study of Ministry report available online
A commission issues its final report on its work to clarify the ordering of ministry within The United Methodist Church.
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