Saving New Orleans' Mules
Hurricanes wiped out countless businesses…including the small community of carriage drivers who serviced the tourist trade in New Orleans.
New Home For Disabled Evacuees
When disabled evacuees rushed from the ravages of Hurricane Katrina, Lakeview United Methodist Conference Center became their new home.
Pumping Past Gas Prices
Bishop Mary Ann Swenson has replaced pumping gas with pumping pedals. For this California clergywoman there’s no pain…and lots to gain.
School For Homeless Children
A program helps transient young people find some stability, by offering them classes free of charge, for as long as they need them.
Drive In, Reach Out
One church had a blockbuster of an idea that is rating well with families as they spend time together under the stars.
Friendly Foreign Exchange
Some “seaside ambassadors” have reached out to make international students feel at home.
A pastor invites the homeless to pick up a musical instrument, and briefly leave life on the street and find harmony.
School Day Giveaway
A grandmother’s promise is fueling an effort to provide basic school supplies for children who can’t afford them.
Ham Radio Rescues
AMEN Radio plays a vital role in connecting medical professionals with those who need immediate aid in the field.
Wartime Pen Pal
During World War II, one young pastor established a special tie with the families of soldiers who’d passed through his congregation.
Karate At Church
The Rev. Rod Brayfindley started a martial arts school. Now he has 120 students using the dojo, and new faces filling the pews.
Signs of Deaf Awareness
People from over a dozen countries gathered in Baltimore for the first United Methodist Global Conference of the Deaf.
Miles Beaston is helping to keep his community’s stories intact for future generations.
Equipping Baby's Future
Becoming a parent can be a scary situation, especially if you are young and have little income. This ministry gives new parents a dresser full of baby supplies.
Hispanic Rite of Passage
A church celebrates quinceañera, emphasizing the importance of family, tradition and community.
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