Pastors create model for struggling churches
New approach aims to help churches in these challenging times.
Pastors reach out to miners’ families
Clergy offer comfort as families await news of loved ones.
Pastor brings new life to church
A preacher with a past and a congregation with no future find new life together.
Education agency promotes collaboration
“We can’t be effective leaders if we think we are going to do it ourselves,” official says.
Official says Haiti relief needs coordination
Concerns loom as 900 agencies work to help the quake-stricken nation.
Clinton Rabb’s family remembers the music
Mission leader’s voice was “a wonderful sound” heard around the world.
Jean Arnwine loved family, friends, faith
Amazing person of faith, one of the best friends anyone could have.
Quake survivors rise up for Haiti
United Methodists emerge from valley of death vowing to bring new life to impoverished nation.
Smile, passion linger for those who knew Dixon
The Rev. Sam Dixon had a heart for people in need, friends recall.
Trapped Haiti workers search for way out
United Methodists pinned beneath rubble take greater risks as time starts to run out.
Agency staff reductions alarm black caucus
Agency head says current downward racial/ethnic staffing trends have the church "moving backward."
Missions of mercy become tests of faith
The untold story of courage and sacrifice amid the rubble of the Haiti earthquake.
Butterflies, Seder meal enrich Holy Week
Texas church expands offerings to help all ages experience the Easter message.
Mission agency head draws on global roots
Thomas Kemper hopes U.S. United Methodists gain a new appreciation of worldwide church.
Conference boosts Sudan ministries
United Methodists raise more than $627,000 for Sudan, where religious tensions remain high.
Debate raises questions about church’s voice
Speaking on social issues is part of United Methodists’ heritage.
Female pastor leads by listening
Minister makes sure the softest voices are heard and taken seriously.
Gender-inclusive language challenges church
Feminine, masculine, gender-neutral images together reveal “the wholeness of God.”
Meharry grads match with top hospitals
Years of hard work pay off as medical students discover what the future holds.
Woman accepts call to ministry despite skeptics
The Rev. Barbara Brown advises all who aspire to ministry to listen to God.
Churches keep worship staff, despite economy
In a Board of Discipleship survey, only 14.5 percent of 646 churches reduced worship staffs.
Latina pastor fears for her flock
United Methodist advocate welcomes, embraces and defends undocumented immigrants.
United Methodists monitor Dakota floods
As the Red River rises, church members say they’re prepared for whatever happens.
United Methodists urged to model civil discourse
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver was spat upon by protesters outside the Capitol on Sunday. What can we learn from the attack?
Marchers call for immigration reform
United Methodists gather throughout the National Mall for historic rally.
Pelosi hails church agency on health reform
Speaker says Board of Church and Society sent clear message to support reform.
UMCOR releases final funds for Katrina relief
The relief agency is making the last disbursement after nearly five years of quarterly payments.
Africa University supports Haiti relief
Students offer time, talent and treasure to reconstruction effort
Small youth group makes big impact
Oklahoma teens reach out to church, community with service projects.
Women seek vital role in Haiti recovery
United Methodists part of coalition committed to empowering women as equal participants in rebuilding the nation.
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