Volunteers build relationships in Haiti
A year after the quake, United Methodists are working with Haitians to restore churches and schools.
Arizona bishop asks for prayers after shootings
Bishop Carcaño condemns the shootings that killed 6 and wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 13 others, including at least one UM.
Mushrooms enrich lives of Malawi women
A United Methodist grant has helped widows and those below the poverty line become self-supporting.
Church empowers African businesswomen
Helping women become entrepreneurs is the key to raising the standard of living, leaders say.
UM college president honored in Ebony
Walter M. Kimbrough, a lifelong United Methodist, was among 100 people recognized for efforts that positively benefit African Americans.
Nigerian Muslims, Christians seek peace
In a country torn by religious tensions, a United Methodist-sponsored seminar aims to end “the fear of coming close together.”
People watch, wait for malaria relief
Many in Sierra Leone yearn for the arrival of bed nets the way many children anticipate Christmas.
Christmas memories sustain grieving families
Recollections of faith, family and fun support bishop as he celebrates first Christmas after mother’s death.
Haiti Volunteer in Mission teams delayed
Church leaders decided to put 12 teams’ trips on hold because of fears of political unrest.
Texas church honors soldiers with wreaths
Beverly Norman’s son was killed in Iraq. She appreciates the church that puts wreaths on his grave and others.
Partnership celebrates African church
Muslims and Christians in Sierra Leone and United Methodists from the U.S. helped rebuild a church out of the rubble of civil war.
Givers pick compassion over consumerism
Churches offer ways for people of good conscience to buy gifts that support people who are struggling and in need.
Church’s Eagle Scouts soar into history
Only one time before have 12 African-Americans from one troop been promoted simultaneously. Just 2 percent of Boy Scouts make Eagle.
Pastor released from jail, ends fast
The Rev. Lorenza Andrade Smith hoped to fast until Congress voted on the DREAM Act. As her protest ended, others took it up on her behalf.
Sierra Leone volunteers save moms, babies
United Methodists are training birth attendants to help reduce the highest under-5 mortality rate in the world.
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