United Methodists mourn Bob Edgar
The top executive of Common Cause, longtime advocate for the poor, and United Methodist pastor died today at 69.
Women making history: Sandra Steiner Ball
“I had some learning challenges in my early years … the church was where I found sanctuary, peace and encouragement.”
West Church service honors the helpers
Following Texas explosion, pastor says community will not be defined by death and destruction, but by how “we show the love of God to each other.”
UMCOR pledges China earthquake relief
Committee on Relief makes donation, joins in prayer with China Christian Council for 1.5 million affected by devastating April 20th quake.
Judicial Council splits East Africa decision
Denomination’s top court says complaint process still incomplete; rules only that South Sudan pastor be paid.
Seeing God’s presence in a week of tragedy
In an unprecedented time of challenges, many see God’s love in multiple ways. Read what they say and share what you have seen.
Interfaith service offers comfort in Boston
Civic, religious and elected leaders gather to offer prayer and comfort and express gratitude. “You will run again,” President Obama noted.
UMCOR helps in Texas explosion
Emergency grant authorized; town still off-limits but agency outlines ways to help and to prepare for later.
Church responds to West, Texas explosion
As rescue efforts continue, Central and North Texas conferences mobilize to provide information on what people can do in response.
Hilary Swank film lifts up malaria awareness
Boston service urges: ‘Choose love over fear’
A day after the bombing, United Methodists in Boston opened their doors and gathered to grieve, pray and find a way toward healing.
Church fire guts building, not spirit
Outreach to Athens, Ga., community will continue as Oconee Street United Methodist Church faces uncertain future.
Messages of caring and hope for Boston
Bishop and United Methodists around the globe testify to seeing God in action after the bombings at the Boston Marathon.
Church offers help in wake of tragedy
We can never know why tragedy occurs, but The United Methodist Church offers resources to help those seeking consolation.
United Methodists offer prayer and comfort after Boston bombings
As investigators search for answers, United Methodists provide healing messages for Boston.
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