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.
United Methodists’ global relationships enter ‘new phase’
Globalization is changing how the church relates to other religious bodies, says Bishop William Oden.
In tight economy, Africa University acts to keep staff
The school’s directors adopt a staff retention policy, as many professionals leave Zimbabwe for better opportunities.
University honors Murapa's 10 years of service
Alumni, church leaders and others say farewell to Rukudzo Murapa, who led Africa University through a decade of growth.
Africa University names interim leader
Fanuel Tagwira, the dean of agriculture and natural resources, has been named interim vice chancellor of the pan-African school.
Ministry gives hope to AIDS orphans in Africa
A program called Giving Hope is doing just that, providing AIDS orphans with the seeds needed to sow their future.
United Methodists respond to mall shooting
Nine people are left dead and several others are wounded, including a member of First UMC in Omaha (pictured).
Commentary: Profiling delegates is disservice to Body of Christ
Paul Black takes aim at a survey of General Conference delegates that seems to “counts heads” before the assembly.
United Methodist free clinic opens in New Orleans
Based at a local church, the clinic provides medical care and other help to area residents.
Group urges compassion for immigrants
Iowa faith leaders are calling on U.S. presidential candidates to address immigration in a way "that respects human dignity."
Women’s Division supports call to drop torture case
The United Methodist entity joins a call to drop charges against the San Francisco 8.
Fort Worth awaits General Conference delegates
"Cowtown" is preparing a Texas-sized welcome to United Methodists looking for some cowboy culture during General Conference.
Agency clarifies General Conference survey concerns
The United Methodist Church will begin its official online survey in December of the 992 delegates to its 2008 General Conference.
Leaders share best practices to attract young clergy
Regional United Methodist leaders brainstorm ways to assist young people being called to ordained ministry.
Ohio church plans $1.5 million 'miracle offering'
A United Methodist church challenges members and others to contribute as much as they spend on Christmas to a Sudan relief project.
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