Specialists to help men mature spiritually
United Methodist Men to help congregations develop ministries for men.
Civil rights pilgrimage takes visitors to ‘sacred ground’
Congressional members hear pastors Joseph Lowery and Jim Lawson talk about the struggle for civil rights.
Hoosier United Methodists offer help in downturn
Indiana churches reach out to their communities, reeling from economic woes.
United Methodists join rally against foreclosures
Bus caravan arrives in Washington to speak out for families facing the loss of their homes.
Bishop urges prayer for church shooting victims
United Methodist, who served as shooter’s pastor for 13 years, reaches out to the man and his family.
Ecumenical agency announces staff changes
Two executives with the Commission on Christian Unity and Interreligious Concerns are “no longer with the agency.”
United Methodists in Nigeria recreate medical board
The three annual conferences in the Nigeria form a new medical board to serve the needs of rural communities.
Church and Society leader joins civil rights pilgrimage
Pilgrimage to Alabama celebrates the civil rights movement as a start toward a greater America.
Event looks at women’s identities as caregivers
Speakers focus on impact of care giving in age of HIV/AIDS.
Student fund established in memory of bomb victim
Office and Loans and scholarships creates loan fund for Shannon Davis.
United Methodists add voices to U.N. commission
The 53rd session focuses on care giving and HIV/AIDS.
Ethicists examine authenticity of public apologies
The phenomenon of today’s public apology is part of political spin to minimize damage.
Church furnishes homes with help and compassion
Furniture ministry provides glimpse of how God works to families in need.
Church helps immigrants learn English, get ahead
Franklin Castillo, thanks to language program, owns a janitorial company with four employees.
Bishop Melvin Wheatley dies at 93
The bishop advocated for greater inclusiveness of gays and lesbians in the church.
Conference will focus on peace in time of crisis
People attending “A River Deep and Wide” will tap into resources that will enable them to help others.
New group will study church’s worldwide nature
Twenty United Methodists from across the globe will develop recommendations for next General Conference.
United Methodists clean up after Oklahoma tornados
Church members respond by clearing debris, working at a recovery center and providing other outreach.
United Methodists join protest against Arpaio
Bishop Minerva Carcaño prays for sheriff’s heart to be changed and decries treatment of immigrants.
Church seeks ‘Union with the Congo’
Union United Methodist Church in Conway, S.C. partners with Congo to dig wells and latrines for 3,000 people.
Commentary: The value of Eleanor’s life
Eleanor’s life amounted to half a nickel.
Doorways offers care for those with HIV/AIDS
Emily Edwards finds home at a residential facility a stark contrast to life on the streets
Lenten initiative focuses on water
Congregations learn to focus on water justice in this seven-week study.
UMCOR shipment of medicine arrives in Zimbabwe
Vulnerable families are receiving medicine and food in response to ever-widening cholera and financial crises.
United Methodists, Catholics begin new dialogue
Topic of Round 7 combines the religious and the secular and addresses environmental responsibility.
Church leaders speak out on economic suffering
United Methodists must extend hope and support to people in response to the global downturn, three leaders say.
Phoenix residents to protest abuse of immigrants
Faith leaders will march four-miles on Feb. 28 to protest Sheriff's alleged abuses of power.
Starvation affects millions in Kenya
One in five Kenyan children face starvation and UMCOR is working with the Methodist Church in Kenya to respond.
17 conferences pay 100 percent
The level of giving shows that United Methodists “see a different reality,” despite the economic downturn, church leader says.
Mission agency to cut $3.9 million from budget
The United Methodist Board of Global Ministries is reducing its 2009 operating budget because of a combination of economic factors.
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