Disaster coordinators, volunteers form covenant
The hurricanes of 2004 nudge leaders of UMCOR and Volunteers in Mission toward greater collaboration and coordination.
Africa University awards 282 degrees at graduation
The United Methodist-related school celebrates its 13th graduating class by awarding degrees to students from 15 African countries.
Church leaders visit Capitol Hill over Cuba travel
Christian churches and ecumenical groups lobby to ease U.S. government restrictions on religious travel to Cuba.
UMCOR, Muslim Aid to sign partnership agreement
A groundbreaking partnership will expand the reach of the United Methodist Committee on Relief to benefit more people around the world.
Forum helps students connect, hear calling
Participating in Student Forum allowed Khou Lee an opportunity to see the world.
Churches share stories of Filipino martyrs
Having been on a fact-finding mission to the Philippines, members of the California-Nevada conference tell others of alleged brutality.
Texas man mentors boys through Big Brothers
Dale Long believes a boy needs a father figure while he's growing up. That's why he's been a "big brother" to six boys over three decades.
Liturgies provide comfort, support to service members
A United Methodist chaplain has written two liturgies for congregations to use in services to bless deploying and returning soldiers.
Pastor recalls historic Uniting Conference of 1968
The 2008 General Conference in Fort Worth takes place 30 miles from where The United Methodist Church was born 40 years earlier.
United Methodists join interfaith dialogue in Fiji
Individuals such as self-help guru Tony Robbins are organizing interfaith dialogues outside the mainstream ecumenical movement.
Operation Vote to launch Igniting Youth at Youth ‘07
United Methodist teens will use an old board game to try to set a new world record—and also launch a welcoming ministry for youth.
Health, community projects aid rural Afghanistan
A United Methodist executive, just back from the Middle East, says stability in Afghanistan requires attention to its rural population.
Twenty-dollar gift grows to $500,000 for Nets
In a modern-day 'loaves and fishes' story, a $20 gift multiplied into more than a half million dollars from the Texas Annual Conference.
Consultation explores global nature of the church
Amid an increasingly global environment, United Methodists are exploring how to shape its organizational structure accordingly.
Pastor brings Katrina aid to Hispanic community
The Rev. Sally Bevill is making a difference in the lives of Hispanics in Biloxi, Miss., in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
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