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Typhoon Hato victims flee to Macau Filipino Methodist Mission

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 08:53
Filipino United Methodist members take shelter as biggest storm in five years pounds area.

Church providing emergency health services after mudslide

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 13:30
The United Methodist Church is providing emergency health services for survivors of the flood and mudslide that has killed nearly 500 people.

Sanctuary as more than shelter

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 09:00
United Methodist advocates say there are many ways to help those at risk of deportation.

Safe water for 2 more Sierra Leone villages

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 09:08
Two Sierra Leone villages plagued by disease get water, sanitation help from the United Methodist Global Health Initiative.

Death toll more than 200 in Congo landslide

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 15:22
The East Congo bishop has called on the entire community to help after a landslide in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo left more than 200 dead.

Board raises bishops’ pay, starts budget work

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 11:12
Finance and Administration board decides bishops’ compensation and helps develop general church budget.

Honduras, Guatemala pastors rely on power of prayer

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 10:56
Gathering included a ‘Cherokee Immersion,’ with visits to a Native American museum and village in Cherokee, North Carolina.

Native Americans share stories, songs at conference

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 10:56
Gathering included a ‘Cherokee Immersion,’ with visits to a Native American museum and village in Cherokee, North Carolina.

Native Americans share stories, songs at conference

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 07:00
Gathering included a ‘Cherokee Immersion,’ with visits to a Native American museum and village in Cherokee, North Carolina.

Church leaders visit Sierra Leone disaster area

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 12:13
United Methodist bishop prays for God to have mercy on Sierra Leone as he leads clergy group to visit two communities devastated by flooding and a mudslide.

Hundreds dead, missing in Sierra Leone mudslides, flooding

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:36
The numbers of dead and missing after torrential rains led to deadly mudslides is expected to rise as recovery efforts continue.

Hundreds dead, missing in Sierra Leone mudslides, flooding

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 09:53
The numbers of dead and missing after torrential rains led to deadly mudslides is expected to rise as recovery efforts continue.

Native Americans share stories, songs at conference

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 17:40
Gathering included a ‘Cherokee Immersion,’ with visits to a Native American museum and village in Cherokee, North Carolina.

Guam church prays for restraint on nuclear threat

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 13:55
Although many on island are “unfazed” by nuclear threat, a “greater danger” arising from U.S.-North Korea confrontation is acknowledged.

Native Americans share stories, songs at conference

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 12:10
Gathering included a ‘Cherokee Immersion,’ with visits to a Native American museum and village in Cherokee, North Carolina.

At Sunday worship, pastors decry racism

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 15:19
After witnessing the white supremacy that led to deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, United Methodists across the U.S. spent Sunday proclaiming a different way in Christ.

Prophetic speaking a given at MARCHA

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 11:02
The church’s Hispanic/Latino caucus discusses Trump effect and celebrates 25th anniversary of the National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministry.

Church shelters protesters amid deadly turmoil

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 14:50
First United Methodist Church provides safe space for anti-racism protesters after turmoil around a white nationalist rally turns deadly.

Louisiana needs flood-recovery volunteers

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 09:55
A year after Louisiana's “1,000-year rain,” United Methodists are helping residents with home repairs and other support services.

Commission’s closed meetings find support, criticism

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 08:39
Some endorse Commission on a Way Forward’s approach. Others say it violates the church’s stance on transparency.

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