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The Rev. Bob Long speaks Dec. 2, 2020, during Advent at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Oklahoma City. The Rev. Long’s Advent and Christmas series was inspired by the memoir of Sanford D. Greenberg, a Jewish philanthropist who has devoted himself to eradicating blindness. Photo courtesy of the Rev. Bob Long.

Blind man’s memoir sparks Advent sermons

The Rev. Bob Long drew on Sanford Greenberg’s “Hello Darkness, My Old Friend” for a pre-Christmas sermon series, inspiring a congregation and making the pastor a friend.
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Advent Reflection: Waiting on the Light

"Advent done well helps us center ourselves." Watch and share this meditation on how to prepare yourself for the birth of Jesus.

Methodism in Central America: Challenges, Faith and Hope

Video takes you into Honduras and Guatemala where the Methodist church provides much-needed support amidst violence and poverty.
A staff member of the New Sight Eye Center in Liberia checks vitals on one of the senior citizens who benefited from free clinical health services provided by The United Methodist Church’s Aging Ministry. The clinic was part of the activities for Senior Citizens Sunday sponsored by the Liberia Conference, and benefitted hundreds of seniors. Photo by Julu Swen, UMNS.

Liberian seniors get medical help and honor

The Liberia Conference observes Senior Citizen Sunday every October. This year, they provided a free health clinic for hundreds.

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