Bees, snails, Moringa trees boost agriculture in Liberia

TUNUKUK PUYE, Liberia—The Rev. Joe Gatei pulls the baggy, mint-green net suit over his Sunday clothes. Knee-high black rubber boots, red heavyweight plastic gloves and a straw hat with an attached net veil make him look like a giant Gumby. With every inch of him protected, he is ready to visit the aggressive wild African […]

Veteran’s Day resources from UM agencies

Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, is on a Sunday this year, and many churches will be conducting special services to honor veterans. But any day can be a good day to remember those who sacrifice so much. The United Methodist Church offers many spiritual resources for veterans and their families that can be used year-round. In […]

Halloween special: Reports of spooky happenings in UM settings

Churches are havens of safety, places of welcome and respite, a heavenly pathway to God — but that doesn’t mean they can’t have their own tales of unexplained happenings. Some United Methodist churches, cemeteries and at least one home of a well-known Methodist reportedly have things that go bump in the dark (or daylight) — […]

Together in service – Three women connecting as relief leaders

When the earth is torn asunder, when famine, disease or war ravages some faraway, forgotten place, look for Nyamah Dunbar, Shannon Trilli or Melissa Crutchfield and know things will get better. If it sounds as if they should be wearing capes and leaping tall buildings, that’s because if it were possible, these three remarkable young […]

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