New York bishop and others run for mission
Bishop Park hopes the 5K inspires youth to support missions and get on a track to good health.
Court sides with agency on use of funds
Superior Court finds ‘clear and convincing evidence’ donations were not restricted solely for temperance and alcohol work.
How churches can protect children
Missouri United Methodists strive to be proactive about safety for children, youth and the adults who work with them in church programs.
Native Americans share struggles at gathering
Participants confront issues and find hope during High Plains Initiative event.
We must speak while we can on today’s issues
Many people with intellectual depth remain silent on problems facing society, says Gilbert Caldwell Jr.
Chaplains crucial to hospice care
A caregiving crisis is looming in the United States, as more people deal with end-of-life needs, a prominent chaplain says.
Church makes pledge to Global Fund
United Methodists will give up to $28 million to fight AIDS, TB and malaria, through the first faith-based partnership with the Global Fund.
Wesley Foundations offer student housing
More Christian college students want to live in community with their peers, and campus ministers are providing ways to do so.
Church, Global Fund join in malaria fight
Fund has committed $19.3 billion to programs addressing AIDS, TB and malaria and is at work in 144 countries.
Two schools lose United Methodist status
Two seminaries dropped from approval list for training United Methodist elders and deacons.
United Methodist agency pulls rally endorsement
Board concerned about recent “overtly political and partisan statements” surrounding Oct. 2 event.
Independence leader heralded in Sierra Leone
Pastor, physician, government leader — the Rev. John Karefa-Smart “dared to be different.”
Reclaiming history through repentance
The United Methodist Church is donating $50,000 to the Sand Creek Massacre learning center.
And the lame shall walk in Uganda
A mission team from Kentucky provided life-saving care in a region recovering from war.
Camp supports young clergy families
The time on Lake Louise helps pastors build relationships and create ministries together.
United Methodists share in Sand Creek sorrow
In 1864, troops led by a Methodist minister slaughtered a village of peaceful Arapaho and Cheyenne.
Around the New Testament in 90 days
Readers will spend the rest of the year immersed in Scripture. People today “face the same issues the Israelites and early Christians engaged 2,000 years ago.”
Bishop pens book for ‘Faithful Heart’
Eight-week study asks readers to ponder what brings ‘true joy.’
Program nurtures at-risk kids of inmates
Redemption Kids helps them avoid their parents’ mistakes.
Study shows young clergy increasing
But more than half of active elders are 55 or older.
Malaria fight must go on, bishop tells UN
‘Children have been given a chance’ because of the church’s efforts, he said.
25,000 pack Zimbabwe revivals
The gatherings are a time of miracles and spiritual renewal, a pastor says – and they show why the church in Africa is growing.
Church lacks racial diversity, officials say
U.S. membership is not keeping up with the nation’s changing demographics.
Work with Muslims opens ‘new world’
“Where were voices of moderate Muslims after 9/11?” Sarah Brockus says her friends speak out for freedom. Are we ready to support them?
U.S. poverty increase is a church concern
The number of people in poverty is the largest in 51 years.
Chinese church building Ugandan school
Aeri Lee and Silver Omakenyi share a dream to bring food, education, and a love of music to children orphaned by AIDS.
Mission: Add colleges to anti-malaria crusade
Imagine No Malaria College Connection aims to educate and recruit college students in the fight against a killer disease.
Korean clergywomen transcend barriers
Spiritual leaders overcome cultural, gender obstacles to ministry.
Young adults answer calling at shelter
“This is a perfect place to come and be a servant,” says one worker at homeless women’s shelter.
Africa University looking for lasting support
Research shows many local churches don't know how they are contributing to African United Methodist school.
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