Technology helps reconnect Philippines
A United Methodist-led team is assessing needs and identifying ways to reconnect churches and communities after the recent typhoon.
UMCOR responds to midwest tornados
The UMCOR is working with affected conferences to assist with immediate relief needs after tornadoes left widespread damage on Sunday, November 17.
Church responds to Illinois, Indiana tornados
United Methodists are working to determine the extent of damage in the hardest-hit states after multiple tornados struck on Nov. 17.
Ongoing coverage of Philippines response
After the devastation of Haiyan, the church is responding with relief and support. Read the latest news, find resources, donate.
UMCOR preps response for Philippines typhoon
With partners in the Philippines, UMCOR is working to provide assistance immediately following the storm.
Faith leaders fear for poor in U.S. shutdown
A group of faith leaders warn the inability to compromise on federal budget will have 'enormous implications' for the poor.
United Methodist HBCUs prepare for health care changes
The United Methodist Black College Fund Council of Presidents met with their institutions’ chief financial officers and human resources directors to discuss what the Affordable Care Act will mean for their universities.
Agency: Health law needs fix for churches
Without the Church Health Plan Act, the future of church-sponsored health plans is in danger, says the United Methodist pension board.
SNAP Challenge raises hunger awareness
Could you live on $4.50 a day? Pledge to live on U.S. food stamps allowance for one week and help raise awareness about food insecurity.
Maryland church aims for ‘Hunger-free’ ZIP Code
“Our promise is anyone living in 20895 who is hungry will be fed,” says Rev. Andy Snell.
UMCOR gives Gaza kids a break from conflict
Camp activities and recreational trips supported by Committee on Relief will help children living in ‘perpetual emergency’ enjoy fuller lives.
Church urges peace not force in Syria
Church groups assist Syrian refugees
UMCOR, partner agencies work to aid estimated 5,000 Syrians a day fleeing civil war in what some call “the great tragedy of this century.”
Power of prayer fills her life
After a near-death experience, Roela Rivera has “really tried to fill my covenant with God to use my new life to fulfill his plan.”
Church on Congo violence: ‘9/11 every day’
Board of Church and Society leaders meet with bishop and government minister in DRC to support ‘just peace’ In face of ongoing violence.
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