Memorial Honors U.S. Military
6,400 ribbons pay homage to service people killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. "People have grown cold to the fact men and women are still dying.”
Hope for Inmates
Chaplain champions the HOPE program, a support group in which prisoners write letters to children in Africa and send money for school fees.
Deportations Leave Teen Alone
When Jasmine Franco’s parents had to leave the U.S., church friends gave her shelter. Now she is the first in her family to go to college.
Mother for African Orphans
Kay Oursler is a person whose life has had many different chapters. Now the Arkansan lives in Tanzania most of the year to fulfill a pledge to help orphans.
Second Chance After Prison
My Sister’s Keeper pairs female inmates with professional women on the outside to build relationships that can last long after a person is released.
RVers Repair Churches
A group of retirees is giving up some free time to offer free repairs for congregations.
UMCOR Spring Storms
Leaders say the relief agency has already responded to as many storms as in all of 2010, and almost as many as in 2009.
Family Volunteer Vacation
For the past few years, the Kiefer family has given up vacation to use their talents in the family construction business to help people rebuild their homes after storms.
House That Phil Built
Shakespeare asked, "What's in a name?" He was the master of tragedy, triumph, and irony... and just such a Shakespearean drama has engulfed a small community in Alabama.
The pastor of the largest UM church in Missouri wants you to keep your phone on and out during services to say what’s on your mind.
Volunteers Adopt Hospice Pets
Deacon recruits foster parents for pets when owners are dying. “People want to help because they wonder, ‘What would happen to my pets?’”
AIDS Awareness Church
“It’s God’s work.” Hollywood UMC supports those with HIV, visits clinic patients. “They can go all day without anything to eat, or a hug, or smile.”
Pauley Perrette: Acting on Faith
She’s a TV star, but her church and her faith keep her grounded. “I have Romans12:21 tattooed on my finger. It gave me my power back.”
Driving Kids To Graduate
One pastor who had a lot of help completing his studies is now making sure other students have what they need to finish school.
Pastor ayuda como chofer escolar
Un pastor que recibió mucha ayuda para completar sus estudios, ahora se asegura que otros estudiantes tengan lo necesario para terminar la escuela.
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