Britain celebrates Charles Wesley's life, legacy
On the anniversary of Charles Wesley's 300th birthday, worshippers gather in London to celebrate the life of the prolific hymn writer.
Church hymn-singing has evolved over centuries
Once illegal in the Church of England, hymn-singing has become integral to Christian worship and theological understanding.
Hispanic group decries hostile climate for immigrants
Noting Jesus was born to parents journeying to a foreign land, a church group asks United Methodists to remember the plight of immigrants.
Southeastern Jurisdiction tackles diversity issues
A United Methodist gathering works to bring ethnic groups from diversity into community.
Ghanaians find home through London fellowship
Ghanaians immigrating to England from West Africa receive support and encouragement through a Methodist fellowship in London.
Santa’s sleigh raises money for mission work
A Santa's helper turns a Chevy Astro Van into a souped-up "sleigh," making kids smile while generating funds for church missions.
United Methodist finance leader plans to retire early
Sandra Lackore, chief finance executive for the denomination, will retire Dec. 31 instead of next June as earlier planned.
Black clergy team explores needs in New Orleans
Team hears concerns about absence of African-American volunteers in Katrina recovery.
Personal stories behind Nativity sets enhance exhibit
A church in Tullahoma is featuring a display of 100 Nativity scenes, each with a special story.
Pan-Methodists raise concerns about Pickens’ dismissal
Members of the United Methodist ecumenical agency are questioning the process that led to the executive’s dismissal.
Pastor experiences racial threats, cross burning
A Tennessee pastor suffers a heart attack after finding a noose and a burning wooden cross on his porch.
Task force seeks ways to increase Hispanic clergy
Barriers prevent many Latinos from pursuing ordained ministry in The United Methodist Church, speakers say.
Bishop sends letter to Congress on Philippines
Bishop Felton May asks for assurance that U.S. military aid isn’t being used in ways that violate human rights.
Center offers hope for young mothers in need
In the Latvian countryside, United Methodists provide sanctuary and support for teen mothers.
United Methodists help Korean community own homes
Hyepin Im and her husband, Jin Kim, offer services aimed at moving people from poverty to self-sustenance.
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