Faith

Social Concerns
Congressman John Lewis speaks during a 2009 worship service at the historic Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Selma, Ala., during the 44th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, the 1965 Selma-Montgomery Voting Rights March. “We were prepared to walk from here to Montgomery,” he said. “We were prepared to take a beating, to give a little blood. Selma, Selma, Selma helped liberate all of us.” File photo by Kathy L. Gilbert, UM News.

Lewis, Vivian proved faith can change a nation

The Revs. John Lewis and C.T. Vivian were models of authentic religion, said United Methodists who are still inspired by their lives of faith.
Evangelism
The Rev. Rosemary Iseren, pastor of Dirakho United Methodist Church in Busia, Kenya, is preaching to her congregants in their homes and rural villages during the coronavirus pandemic. She dubbed the outreach “D2D,” and other pastors in the region have followed her lead. Photo by Gad Maiga, UM News.

Kenyan pastors take worship door to door

Rather than livestreaming services, rural church leaders are hitting the road to equip members with the tools they need to fellowship at home during the pandemic.
Mission and Ministry
In this 2013 file photo, the Rev. Eunice Musa Iliya (right) participates in an International Women's Day vigil, sponsored by United Methodist Women. Photo by Kristina Krug, courtesy of United Methodist Women.

Ask The UMC: What does it mean to ‘resist evil, injustice and oppression’?

A look at the biblical and baptismal history behind the renunciation of evil.
Evangelism
Lydie Acquah (front) joins in singing during the 10th anniversary celebration for the Voice of Hope (La Voix de l’Espérance), the radio station of The United Methodist Church in Côte d’Ivoire, at Jubilee United Methodist Church in Abidjan. Acquah is the station’s director. Photo by Isaac Broune, UM News.

Voice of Hope radio extends reach in Côte d’Ivoire

Bishop Boni announced the news of a new frequency in Abengourou during a celebration of the radio station’s 10th anniversary.

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