Clinton receives honor from Ewha University
Hillary Clinton emphasized women’s empowerment at a Methodist-related university in Korea.
Pacific Islanders fill pews to hear service in Samoan
Calvary United Methodist Church offers church bulletins, hymnals, and worship services to celebrate Samoan culture.
United Methodists commit to action on immigration
Faith based groups holding prayer vigils and sending letters to officials calling for immigration reform.
Workshop offers ecumenical training
United Methodists will broaden their understanding of ecumenism.
Commentary: A place at the table
“Enduring the slings and arrows of the Jim Crow South, my grandmothers did not allow the forces of fear and hate to steal their hope.”
Commentary: U.S. churches still segregated
The Rev. C. Anthony Hunt says a pall is in today’s church in its dealing with the race problem in America.
Human stories guide UMCOR’s Hazelwood
The Rev. Tom Hazelwood brings a pastor’s compassion to the church’s disaster response ministry.
Peter Kleist, developer and education supporter, dies
Peter D. Kleist, 90, a man with the credo of giving back to the community, died Feb. 12 in Fort Myers, Fla.
United Methodist church nurtured hero pilot
His Sunday school teacher 50 years ago at Waples Memorial United Methodist Church in Denison, Texas, remembers him as Chesley.
German gift will buy nets for Africa
German United Methodists give $130,000 for mosquito net campaign in Sierra Leone.
United Methodists respond in aftermath of crash
Clarence Center United Methodist Church is a memorial site for those impacted by the loss of Continental Flight 3407.
United Methodists pray for crash victims
“Our hearts are broken,” says Bishop Marcus Matthews in Feb. 13 statement about Buffalo, N.Y. plane crash.
Faith leaders call for humane immigration reform
People of faith must stand up for immigrants, says Bishop Carcaño
Prayer vigils planned in support of immigration reform
More than 100 vigils and services planned for humane comprehensive immigration reform
Six generations graduate from Clark Atlanta
Nearly 30 descendants of William Boston Long have graduated from Clark Atlanta University
Commission names sexual ethics coordinator
The Rev. Darryl Stephens will focus on prevention, education and resources.
US clergy not trained on sexual issues, report says
U.S. seminaries failing to teach future clergy how to deal with sexuality issues.
Publishing House feels impact of economic downturn
Agency takes cost-saving steps, including slowing the revision process for a new church hymnal.
Universities, churches to attract more Methodist students
Jurisdictional events reestablish church and academy connection
Police chaplains bring church, community together
A dozen clergy are doing ride-alongs with officers and taking other steps to improve community relations.
United Methodists seek to ‘turn worlds upside down’
More than 1,200 church leaders learn how the denomination’s areas of focus can transform lives for Christ.
Youth trades warm bed to raise funds for homeless
Peter Larson of Minnesota spends 40 to 45 nights a year sleeping in a box in the winter cold.
Cholera hinders distribution of anti-insect blankets
Africa University insect shield blanket distribution hampered by cholera epidemic
Obama opens access to reproductive health services
President Obama acted on two issues that will assist women with reproductive health.
Commission to aid Anglican-Methodist relations
A new group is looking at how the two traditions can cooperate more closely in mission, evangelism and service.
Delegates divide Nigeria Area into three conferences
The change is aimed at making the church, spread across one of Africa’s largest countries, easier to lead.
Commentary: Real life ‘slumdogs’ do find angels
“Slumdog Millionaire” stirs strong emotions—and painful memory—for writer Kathy Gilbert.
Children’s art helps draw two continents together
Kids in Missouri and Mozambique gain appreciation for one another through art exchange program.
Commentary: Mumbai moves on after attacks
Jacob and Glory Dharmaraj find that the people—and faiths—of Mumbai are resilient following terrorist attack.
Firewood ministry warms hearts, homes in mountains
Church teams travel to the hills of North Carolina to chop firewood for people in need.
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