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Theology and Education
Graduation image by Elly, Pixabay; graphic by Laurens Glass, United Methodist Communications.

Ask The UMC: How does United Methodist Student Day help students?

This Special Sunday offering (Nov. 27 this year) supports United Methodist undergraduate and graduate students worldwide.
Local Church
Community members tour the grounds of a new parsonage that was part a gift from a local family to Bwanya United Methodist Church in Mutoko, Zimbabwe. Photo by Kudzai Chingwe, UM News.

Zimbabwean family shares bounty with church

“God-inspired giving” blesses United Methodist congregation and community in Mutoko, Zimbabwe. The Mukandi family donated money to build a borehole, parsonage and sanctuary at Bwanya United Methodist Church.
Local Church
High gas prices and inflation are affecting the ministries of United Methodist pastors in the U.S., who are dealing with increased demand at food pantries and other charities, as well as their own paychecks not stretching as far. Original photo by Paul Brennan, courtesy of Pixabay; graphic by Laurens Glass, UM News.

Inflation, gas prices complicate ministries

Rising prices are affecting the ministries of United Methodists, especially rural multi-point charges. Pastors also are finding the buying power of their paychecks shrinking.