Education center empowers women in Mozambique
Literacy program helps students support their families
Liberian president sails through ‘Daily Show’ interview
Prominent United Methodist makes Jon Stewart a “chief.”
Community workers improve health in Haiti
United Methodists are helping meet urgent care needs through a partnership with Global Health Action.
DVD, new books provide help with ordained ministry
New resources provide guidance for people seeking to lead and serve more effectively.
Michigan United Methodists to plant trees
Church members will join with people of other denominations to plant 12,000 trees for Earth Day.
Skip lunch, buy a net and save a life on April 25
United Methodists are urged to give up lunch and save lives on April 25.
United Methodist Web site opens church doors
Backed by a national advertising campaign, The United Methodist Church on April 20 launched tenthousanddoors.org.
Couple serves God with green ministry
For the Sleeth family, good stewardship means being less materialistic and caring for creation.
Hoops turn fears into friendship
Books and Basketball helps church touch community.
Youth fast today to change tomorrow
Program offers service to the poor and education about why people are impoverished.
Bishop thanks Obama for immigration reform focus
United Methodists “believe that immigration is a human rights issue that needs serious attention,” says Bishop Minerva Carcaño.
Liberian tackles malaria prevention with passion
Allen Zomonway has come through war and other challenges to pursue ministry at Ganta Hospital.
South African bishop faces death threats
Methodist Bishop Paul Verryn of South Africa helps refugees, despite threats and criticism.
United Methodist mayor fights Dakota floods
Mayor Mary Lee Nielson has asked residents in the Valley City, N.D., area to voluntarily evacuate.
African bishops discuss health needs
United Methodist leaders discuss ways to strengthen health systems in the church’s African areas.
Church walks in Jesus’ footsteps in neighborhood
Church members take the Stations of the Cross into the street to share with neighbors.
Students take civil rights tour for spring break
Tour gives students glimpse into past while testing ideas of moral courage.
Book continues safe vaccines effort
The Rev. Lisa Sykes alerts the public about the dangers of mercury in vaccines in "Sacred Spark."
Bridge events explore gap between church, academia
United Methodist-related colleges and churches explore ways to strengthen their ties.
Churches, schools get 31 ways to build relationship
Suggestions bridge the gap between church and colleges.
CBS special looks at religion’s impact on poverty
Bishop Bickerton is featured on “Poverty: A Time for Sharing,” which will be broadcast April 26 on CBS.
Churches need courage to welcome warriors
Pastors and church members must remember that soldiers returning from war have a new worldview, chaplain says.
Many stuck in ‘Holy Saturday,’ professor says
The day symbolizes the space between life and death, and that’s where many returning soldiers find themselves after war.
Immigrants find legal help at clinic
Ministry guides immigrants through citizenship process.
United Methodists in Liberia take aim at poverty
Bishop John Innis has called Christians to help drive development
Words, photos show struggle in Darfur
Book offers a glimpse of journalists' experiences while on assignment for humanitarian groups.
Ethnic church social justice programs funded
Church and Society awards $187,000 in grants to ethnic local church projects
Tagwira elected to lead Africa University
After 15 months as interim head of Africa University, Fanuel Tagwira is elected vice chancellor.
Survey reveals misunderstanding of deacon’s role
Deacons believe they are accepted and valued but misunderstood, according to a 2008 survey.
Black caucus examines new church starts
“New churches are the best way to reach new people,” says the Rev. Candice Lewis.
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