Larry Magee’s paintings have been displayed at the Tampa Museum of Art and the Ferman Center for the Arts at the University of Tampa. Thanks to an art therapy class at Hyde Park United Methodist Church in Tampa, Fla., McGee says he has found his "happy place." Joe Henderson with the Florida Conference reports.
A fort made up of 700 pillows got people reconnected at Lake Harriet United Methodist Church in Minneapolis, Minn. The effort ended with three Federal Express trucks full of pillows headed to homeless ministries. Christa Meland with the Minnesota Conference has the story.
Park Hill United Methodist Church in Denver and several other United Methodist congregations have discovered that inviting people without housing to rest and recharge on church property is a cogent way to put their faith into action.