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Partners in relief for Venezuelan migrants

Because of the continuing political crisis, more than 4.6 million Venezuelans, or 16% of the country’s population, have migrated to other countries in South America. UMCOR partners with Methodist chur ...

Jubilee Water Project installs indoor plumbing in Tennessee mountain homes

Only about 34% of the homes in Hancock County, Tennessee, are connected to the municipal water system. Wells and mountain springs supply the rest. The United Methodist Jubilee Water Project seeks to e ...

UMCOR-trained volunteers working to help Tennessee recover

UMCOR began providing support to its local partners mere hours after the EF-4 tornado left a path of destruction across regions of the state on Monday, March 2.

Call for Prayer for Burkina Faso

Following another attack during worship in a church in Burkina Faso, general secretary Thomas Kemper joins other faith leaders in condemning such violence and issuing a call for prayer.

Remembering the Rev. Pablo Sosa: Author and advocate of Global Song

S T Kimbrough Jr., former director of Global Ministries’ Global Praise program, reflects on Sosa’s many contributions to United Methodism.

ReNew UMC in South Pasadena, California, celebrates one-year anniversary with support from the Korean Ministry Plan

Is it the historic location, the great preaching or the flexibility in programming that has attracted people of different races and cultures to this church in its first year? Pastor Sam Park says, “So ...

Healthy Youth USA

Charles Sharper and Kayla Toliver share about the Healthy Youth USA Foundation, promoting youth development through after school programming, sports, recreation and other activities. Through the provi ...

No longer a generation of anguish but a generation of hope

The United Methodist Health Board in Zambia joined local partners in Kitwe to organize and commemorate World AIDS Day 2019, “Communities making a difference, pressing toward ending AIDS.” The public c ...

Mission Board CEO will not stand for reelection

Thomas Kemper announces intention to not seek reelection to the executive post he assumed in 2010.

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New church expands reach in Burundi

After reunifiying in 2018 following 12 years of division, United Methodists in southern Burundi have a newly built and dedicated church that allows everyone to worship together under one roof.

EarthKeepers project seeks new life using discarded plastics in downtown Birmingham

Church of the Reconciler UMC in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, uses an EarthKeepers grant to test the viability of increasing community plastic recycling and employment opportunities with a small-scale ...

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