UMCOR launches new response to Zimbabwe crisis
The United Methodist relief agency initiates a multi-pronged plan to respond to one of the world's worst humanitarian crises.
Faithful son leaves $2 million to small rural church
John Ferguson lived in a trailer and drove an old pickup truck. Now the frugal farmer's money is going to a United Methodist church in Pa.
Christmas Eve special reflects meaning of Jesus' birth
United Methodists are among "Voices of Christmas," a CBS television special from the National Council of Churches.
Commentary: Remembering the Rev. Harry Long
A Muscogee Creek Indian, the United Methodist pastor is remembered as a spiritual giant and a voice for Native Americans.
Penny Project uses pocket change to enact change
United Methodist youth in Michigan realize a penny really can make a difference in the lives of Africans infected with HIV/AIDS.
Large Korean Methodist Church built on prayer
With a membership of 120,000, Kumnan Methodist Church in Seoul is saving souls for Christ as the world's largest Methodist church.
San Diego church mourns deaths of jet crash victims
A United Methodist pastor remembers Young Mi Yoon as a devoted Christian, wife and mother.
Korean women pray for 'nest' to live out final days
Sunlit Sisters’ Center offers elderly women shunned by society a place of hope, comfort.
United Methodists note passing of Russian patriarch
The head of the world’s largest Orthodox Christian church is remembered by United Methodists leaders as an icon in the ecumenical movement.
Peru seminary program to serve Andean region
A new theological program based in Lima will provide pastoral training in Latin America's Andean region.
Prison ministry reaches out to those feeling forgotten
United Methodists in a Tennessee church go behind prison walls to visit inmates and explore Scripture together.
United Methodist mobile campaign tested in Pittsburgh
The United Methodist Church tries to woo a younger audience as it tests a new mobile advertising strategy this Christmas.
Dec. 1 presents opportunity to support Global AIDS Fund
Church members can observe World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, by making a donation to the Global AIDS Fund through the Advance.
ZOE helps AIDS orphans support families
In Rwanda, the ZOE program is helping orphan-led families generate income by raising cash crops of rice and coffee.
Case may decide direction of social action agency
A District of Columbia court is weighing testimony in decades-old debate over United Methodist building funds.
Conferences sign partnership for mutual support
United Methodists on two continents enter partnership
Council for Korean United Methodists provides “a seed of hope”
Korean Methodists Council brings hope to local church
Economy’s effect on church giving, budgets uncertain
While praying for the best, United Methodist finance leaders are bracing for the possibility of less during a bad economy.
German United Methodists re-elect Bishop Wenner
Preparing to begin an eight-year term, Bishop Rosemarie Wenner rallies church leaders in Germany to greater efforts in evangelism.
United Methodist bishops elected in Philippines
Two new bishops and one current one will oversee the church's work in the Philippines following episcopal elections in Manila.
United Nations panel discussion targets malaria
UMCOR's chief participates in a U.N. panel discussion and describes how United Methodists are playing a role in the fight against malaria.
Commentary: Why Advent is the perfect time to focus on global AIDS
Why is World AIDS Day observed at the beginning of Advent on Dec. 1?
Christians express concern over violence in India
Christians gathering in New Delhi promise not to forget the persecution their Indian brothers and sisters have suffered.
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.
United Methodists celebrate partnership, lives saved in Côte d’Ivoire health campaign
Church members from two continents join hands and voices to celebrate a weeklong health campaign to help West African children.
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.
Connectional Table hones vision for next four years
Creating a place “for everyone born” was the mantra repeated throughout the meeting of the Connectional Table.
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.
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