Global Fund reviews cases of grant misuse
The cases don’t involve money pledged by The United Methodist Church to fight malaria in Africa, church leaders say.
GOP dominates church’s congressional group
Republicans outnumber Democrats two to one among United Methodists in 112th Congress.
Tucson events can be a 'watershed moment'
After the shootings, politicians everywhere are calling for an end to incivility in politics. We must learn to disagree in healthy ways.
Bishop Edwards, mission leader, dies
Edwards oversaw the North Carolina Conference and led the effort to establish a seminary in Russia. He was 71.
Church leaders applaud Cuba travel changes
Obama Administration says it will loosen restrictions for religious groups.
Webcast helps pastor build online church
Maryland ministry reaches out to busy seekers with five-minute sermons.
New pastors halfway through first year
Not long ago, they were focusing on midterm exams. Six months into their ministry, young clergy face another midterm exam of sorts.
Church leaders support immigrants at border
The weekend after Epiphany, United Methodists traveled to the desert to witness in solidarity with those refused entrance into the U.S.
Court to hear delegate election issue
In a Feb. 12 session, The United Methodist Church’s “supreme court” will consider how clergy delegates are elected to General Conference.
Memories of Haiti bring hope for future
Julie Fleurinor left Haiti when she was 6, and while her life has improved in the past 20 years, she sees little improvement in her native country.
Deacon plans Abolitionist Hymnal
Carl Thomas Gladstone updates slavery-era folk songs to raise awareness of modern-day human trafficking.
Small-church missions fuel African growth
Evangelists follow example of early Methodists in taking faith from village to village.
Bishop’s letter to King finds surge in racism
Bishop White writes that even as America becomes more ethnically diverse, “old ways die hard.”
Church celebrations, service honor King
United Methodists remember the civil rights leader’s birthday by taking “a day on, not a day off.”
Camp offers shelter for displaced Haitians
United Methodist Committee on Relief provides school for about 900 youngsters at Camp Corail.
Haiti walks tightrope with recovery
The widespread devastation caused by the earthquake has created a disaster without parallel for the United Methodist Committee on Relief.
Haitians find hope, show faith through disaster
Many of those helped by United Methodists are passing on that assistance to their fellow Haitians.
Tucson services call all to be ‘agents of hope’
Obama and Bishop Carcaño spoke in Arizona. “While we have been stunned into numbness, I have seen hope through the children.”
Love draws mission team back to Haiti
Each year, United Methodists from New York make the arduous journey to build relationships and bring healing to Furcy.
Volunteers build relationships in Haiti
A year after the quake, United Methodists are working with Haitians to restore churches and schools.
Haiti One Year Anniversary slideshow
A look at the devastation and recovery of the people of Haiti after the Jan. 12, 2010 earthquake.
After shootings, Arizona churches pray
Tucson pastors hope to give those affected by the Jan. 8 rampage “a time to heal.”
Haiti: Shaken but not broken one year later
Since the quake, United Methodists arrive daily to prop up the spiritually wounded and help the Methodist Church of Haiti comfort thousands.
Quake survivor focuses on Haiti recovery
The Rev. Jim Gulley was trapped for 3 days under the Hotel Montana. The tragedy served to strengthen his resolve to change lives in Haiti.
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.
Pillowcase dresses aim to cheer Haitians
A couple’s connection to Haiti inspires their congregation to give. “We’re not saving a child by making dresses, but every little bit helps.”
Church empowers African businesswomen
Helping women become entrepreneurs is the key to raising the standard of living, leaders say.
Deacon called from one life to another
Stacey Harwell thought she’d be a journalist but God had different plans. The deacon now has “one foot in the world and one foot in church.”
Bishop Ammons, trailblazing leader, dies
Bishop Edsel A. Ammons was among the denomination’s first African-American episcopal leaders.
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