Tailgaters promote 'First and Ten' for Jesus
"First and Ten" ministry provides tailgate worship services on football Sundays to connect fans with church.
Economy threatens 'Cokesbury checks' for clergy pensions outside United States
A sputtering U.S. economy is jeopardizing financial support for retired United Methodist pastors in other parts of the world.
Va. woman creates ministry from prison experience
Sarah Taylor credits homemade cookies for showing her Jesus' love as an inmate. Now she's doing the same for others.
Church members among those fleeing wildfires
Elderly United Methodists are alerted by a church employee to flee their Southern California mobile home park.
Tents of Hope send message of love to Sudan
A United Methodist youth group from Houston paint a “tent of hope” for peace in Darfur, Sudan.
Documentary focuses on reaching the homeless
The key reason for homelessness is loss of family, says a pastor who provides a ministry that brings dignity to the person living on the street.
‘Extraordinary ordination’ has no United Methodist status, bishops say
Council says the ordination of a lesbian and another woman who champions gay rights has no status in the denomination.
Phone cards still helping soldiers remain connected
The people of The United Methodist Church have donated more than 13 million minutes of conversations with loved ones to U.S. servicemen and servicewomen.
Commentary: Veterans Day is a time to support
The wounds of war go beyond lost limbs and broken bones, says a retired military chaplain calling on the church's help.
Commentary: Beyond a black and white election
Barack Obama's election is more about leadership, vision and inspiration than race, says pastor, author Adam Hamilton.
Commentary: Can Barack Obama change the importance of race for us?
Throughout his campaign, Barack Obama never rejected his ethnicity, but also never let it define him, says commentary writer Jeneane Jones.
Local churches receive grants for global projects
The United Methodist social action agency awards more than $150,000 in grants to help ethnic churches engage in social justice ministry.
Flood buckets, kits needed at UMCOR supply depot
A rash of 2008 floods and hurricanes in the U.S. have drained the inventory of supplies at UMCOR's Sager Brown Depot in Louisiana.
Methodist bishops celebrate election, pray for Obama
With tears, hymns and prayers, a jubilant United Methodist Council of Bishops celebrates the election of Barack Obama as U.S. president.
A new Bible for a new U.S. president
In keeping with a long tradition, Bishop Gregory Palmer signs a Holy Bible to be presented to the next U.S. president.
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