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Discipleship Adventure: Serve


Below are the most recent resources to help you Serve in the Adventure.

Academy class opens new opportunities and perspective on faith
'Serving from the Heart' changes one man's ideas about faith and ministry.

Serving in Haiti creates feelings of wholeness and grace
Reflections on how and why mission transforms

VIM team takes joy of puppets to Latvia
Good Shepherd UMC takes puppets and a new kind of worship to Latvia.

Camp Hope seeks funds as it celebrates 35th year
Camp Hope has been changing lives in western Maryland for 35 years.

Students take charge to get ROCK rolling
CCYM leaders bring 6,500 youth to Ocean City to grow in Christ.

Hospitality builds a broader Kingdom of God
A D.C. congregation opens its doors to homeless for breakfast, Bible study.

Church takes next step in ending homelessness
UMs encouraged to "be the prayer" to end homelessness.

Outreach to young adults pays off in 2011
This year, the best way churches could minister to young people may have been finding them a job. More of them are finding that job as clergy.

Anniversary of quake sparks call for ministry
On the second anniversary of the earthquake, churches gear up to serve.

Susanna Wesley House: A stable foundation for personal growth
Women and families in Baltimore find help and hope as they change their lives.

Table of Grace serves 10,000th meal
Essex UMC never suspected how their efforts to feed the hungry would multiply.

United Methodists step up to feed their neighbors
Methodists in Dundalk support elderly neighbors without electricity.

United Methodists assess Irene’s toll
United Methodists on the East Coast respond to Hurricane Irene.

United Methodists respond to Hurricane Irene
In the wake of Hurricane Irene, Ferndale UMC offers shelter to area homeless.

New Campus Ministers, Chaplains Hone Skills for Ministries
The Rev. Michael Armstrong of Howard University joined 45 other new campus ministers for training.

Connectional churches at work: Feed my sheep
A Cumberland church rejuvenates itself through service to the community.

Working for the Prince of Peace in Bosnia Herzegovina
The Rev. Clark Carr went with the Army in 1996 into a war zone in Bosnia. He just returned as an agent for peace.

Why the Persistent Unemployment Matters
Pastor and ethicist J. Philip Wogaman comments on unemployment and its implications.

Church confronts AIDS — but often timidly
30 years on, HIV/AIDS still challenges the church.

Back River UMC honored
Streets of Hope recognized for laity’s extraordinary efforts to serve the children of God.

Volunteers serve in Haiti
Area UMs rebuild a church and lives in Haiti after last year's earthquake.

How do you encounter God?
Jo Chesson and young people in the BWC combat malaria.

Addressing homelessness
'Bring the homeless poor into your house.'

Church creates a new kind of home
The new Calvary Place provides a meaningful step to ending homelessness in the region.

Prison ministry opens doors to empowerment
Imprisoned for 39 years, Kevin Petty is now sharing freedom’s gifts in a new prison ministry.

Coloring our faith: The church goes green
Learn how to go green - and blue! - in your church.

UMCS connects area ministries
A new online database equips churches.

Camp offers fertile ground for faith to grow
Andy Thornton finds countless stories of faith at summer camp.

When hate knocks
AU students witness to the power of witnessing to love.

Churches begin rare outreach to women vets
D.C. churches are reaching out to women veterans with new and much needed ministries.

Marching to end homelessness
UMs rally to address the needs of the homeless in Baltimore County.

Churches strive to provide shelter
A new approach to housing could end homelessness.

Church decries bullying
In the wake of a growing number of teens taking their own lives after suffering from bullying, silence is not an option.

Make your youth group a safe place
Youth groups are a place to start in ending bullying.

Dare to Speak
The Rev. Ianther Mills preaches about the power of word and speech in the world.

Court sides with agency on use of funds
The UMC’s social action agency can use funds given to the church’s building on Capitol Hill for advocacy beyond temperance-related issues.

Church confronts hunger
A youth at Cedar Grove UMC, concerned about his friends, launches a ministry that feeds hundreds.

Haiti's children rise from rubble
Orphans and child slaves share their stories of survival in a traveling dance troupe.

Organ donors witness to grace
A father recounts his daughter's final gifts and a country music executive turns sacrifice into ministry.

Imagine No Malaria
The UMC is on the brink of eradicating malaria deaths in Africa - find out how you can participate.

Honoring laborers with justice
Foundry UMC observed Labor Day with ministry to day laborers.

Statement from Council of Bishops on the anniversary of Sept. 11
September 11 should be, for all of us, a day of prayer for peace in this world.

Creating a patchwork of mission moments
Carrie Madren creates a patchwork of mission moments on her recent trip to the Dominican Republic.

Camp offers new life
Youth from Baltimore, whose lives have been torn by violence, attend summer camp at West River.

100,000 homes to be created
Bishop challenges church to propel homelessness campaign to success.