Bees, snails, Moringa trees boost Liberians
UMCOR’s program to teach sustainable agriculture and development makes an economic and health impact for West Africans.
Volunteers: Lifeblood of storm response
After Sandy hit New Jersey, volunteers at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church started serving meals for 12 hours a day, seven days a week.
The priorities of 14 new bishops
Their challenges — from disaster response to malaria to global conflict — distinguish them, but reaching out to a world in need unites them.
Slideshow: Church welcomes new bishops
Photos tell the story of the installation, welcoming and itineration of United Methodist bishops around the connection.
Election Day Communion to promote unity
UM congregations across the U.S. join with other churches in offering a special Eucharist to promote healing after divisive political season.
Cokesbury closures leave sense of loss
The United Methodist Publishing House announced a new transition initiative, which will serve customers through online and digital options.
After Sandy, thousands know church cares
10,000 meals from one church, 4,000 cleaning buckets to one town show inestimable support. “You have restored my faith in humanity.”
Homeless after storm, N.J. pastor feeds others
“We needed to provide respite for those who have been bailing water and dealing with the level of destruction in their town,” Bostwick said.
Bishop Wenner addresses council
In her first presidential address, Bishop Rosemarie Wenner encouraged the bishops to lead so "we may be one in ministry to all the world."
Bishops to gather for closed retreat
Among 125 active and retired bishops attending the event on St. Simons Island are 14 new episcopal leaders, elected this summer and fall.
N.J. church opens doors after storm
Since Hurricane Sandy, volunteers have turned Morrow Memorial United Methodist into a living room, office, play space and kitchen for neighbors.
N.J. struggles to assess storm damage
Bishop focuses concern on human needs, says “our main challenge is 2.4 million people without electricity. Everything is down.”
Sierra Leone students to fight malaria
Plan is for schoolteachers to train health club members who will spread knowledge to their peers, families and communities.
Hurricane Sandy: The Church Responds
New York area churches will be open for worship on Sunday, reports Bishop Martin McLee, to offer hope in the midst of devastation.
Malaria fighter faces his son’s battle
Phileas Jusu’s job is to help prevent the spread of malaria, which hit home recently when his own son was stricken with the disease.
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