Chaplain

Faith Stories
Elizabeth Shulman’s book, “Finding Sanctuary in the Midst of Alzheimer’s,” offers insights on how congregations can minister to people who are caregivers for family members suffering from dementia. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Shulman.

Book aims to help dementia caregivers cope

A new book by a former United Methodist pastor and health care chaplain offers group exercises to empower caregivers and to help congregations be in ministry with them.
Mission and Ministry
The Rev. Eliud Karanja (right) prays for a sick parishioner during a visit to her home in Nairobi, Kenya. Karanja established a United Methodist chaplaincy ministry in the police service in Nairobi. Photo by Gad Maiga, UM News.

Kenyan police chaplain connects communities

More than two decades ago, the Rev. Eliud Karanja established a United Methodist chaplaincy ministry in the police service in Nairobi. His work has led to a new chapel and school serving airport police and their families.
Theology and Education
Africa University Chaplain the Rev. Maudy Muchanyereyi is among members of the university community providing emotional support to students and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo courtesy of Africa University.

COVID-19 alters dreams at Africa University

As students and staff mourn the loss of family and friends, AU provides emotional support and encouragement.
Evangelism
The Rev. DooSoo Lee, an elder in the Northern Illinois Conference of The United Methodist Church, serves soldiers at the U.S Army’s Garrison Humphreys in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, where he is currently deployed. Photo courtesy of the Rev. DooSoo Lee, U.S. Army.

Army chaplain returns to his native South Korea to serve

The Rev. DooSoo Lee’s latest pastoral appointment has taken him to his motherland. Lee, who is Korean American and a U.S. Army chaplain, currently serves at the base in South Korea.

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