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Philippines earthquake: 'From fear to faith'

Methodist News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 09:50
Prayers and support help lift United Methodists recovering from a deadly earthquake in April on the island of Luzon.

No resolution yet in same-sex wedding complaint

Methodist News - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 11:57
Efforts to reach a resolution in the complaint against a Florida pastor who performed the ceremony in March are continuing.

Jane Marshall, revered composer, dies at 94

Methodist News - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 11:23
Her anthem ʽMy Eternal Kingʼ became a staple for United Methodist choirs and others.

Caretaker, family attacked on church property

Methodist News - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 13:47
Three United Methodists were badly injured when a mob attacked them and demanded they vacate a 533-acre plot owned by the Sierra Leone Conference of The United Methodist Church.

Scientists discover anti-aging potential in old drug

Senior Medical News - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 10:00
The discovery of a second cell target for the immunosuppressant rapamycin could help its development as an anti-aging, neuroprotective drug.

Live tomorrow's life today

Methodist News - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 09:04
The Rev. Christopher Momany, who is leaving his post as chaplain at Adrian College after more than 23 years, delivered this baccalaureate sermon about the importance of vision in the church and academia.

Causes and treatments for thinning hair

Senior Medical News - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 22:00
It is normal to experience some amount of hair thinning as people age. In other cases, there may be a medical cause. This article looks at the causes, treatments, and home remedies for thinning hair.

2019 Liberia Annual Conference

Methodist News - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 10:07
Feb. 4-10, 2019 in Gbarnga, Liberia.

Chabadza partnership revives ailing school

Methodist News - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 09:53
The Chabadza Community Development Program, a partnership between The United Methodist Church in Norway and Zimbabwe, saves village school from closing.

Using EEG data to diagnose Parkinson's disease

Senior Medical News - Mon, 05/27/2019 - 04:00
A team of researchers behind a new study believe that an EEG could be a noninvasive and affordable way to detect Parkinson’s disease.

How does exercise support health later in life?

Senior Medical News - Sat, 05/25/2019 - 04:00
A new study reviews the effects of exercising in older life. Greater independence and higher self-worth are only some of the benefits of physical activity.

Outreach ministry for addiction is simple, effective

Methodist News - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 08:00
For the cost of a ream of paper and some printer ink, a United Methodist layperson in West Virginia is confronting his state’s opioid epidemic one door at a time.

Honoring WWI code talker, Native veterans

Methodist News - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 07:10
One of the most decorated war heroes from Oklahoma served as a code talker in World War I and is buried at Yasho United Methodist Church cemetery.

Planning new directions for the church

Methodist News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 16:17
What united those at UMCNext was a desire for inclusion of LGBTQ Christians in all aspects of life in the church.

Cape proud of work at leadership agency

Methodist News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:51
The Rev. Kim Cape will retire as top executive of The United Methodist Board of Higher Education and Ministry on June 1.

United Methodists offer lifeline to reservation

Methodist News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 07:54
Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference, UMCOR step in to help Pine Ridge Indian Reservation after devastating snowstorms.

'Mediterranean diet may protect against depression symptoms'

Senior Medical News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 01:00
Research presented at the American Psychiatric Association conference finds a link between Mediterranean diets and a lower depression risk later in life.

Summit plans inclusive Methodist movement

Methodist News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 09:22
Some 350 U.S. United Methodists gathered May 17-18 to discuss what a new Methodist expression centered on the marginalized might look like.

Alzheimer's: Brain changes may occur 34 years before symptoms

Senior Medical News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 08:00
New research finds that some Alzheimer's-related biomarkers in the brain change as early as 34 years before the onset of visible symptoms.

Church continues grappling with GC2019 vote

Methodist News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 11:40
The decision of the 2019 General Conference is being met with both resistance and reinforcement.
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