A United Methodist pastor and a member of one of his churches were part of an eight-person living donor chain that enabled four people to get a lifesaving kidney transplant recently. Jessica Brodie has the story.
Since John Wesley’s day, Methodists have strived to address a variety of social concerns, including health care. The parish nurse program can play a vital role in continuing ministries of healing, writes the Rev. Mel West.
Healing Guatemala, a medical mission in Guatemala that is connected with the South Carolina Conference, is taking a huge leap of faith in the hopes of saving a young girl’s life. The ministry is arranging to get a bone marrow transplant for Dulce, a 10-year-old with a rare genetic disorder. But Healing Guatemala needs financial help for the procedure.