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United Methodist bishops issue Ebola letter

Council urges compassion, not stigmatization in crisis

General Boards of Global Ministries, Church & Society also sign letter. read more »

November 13, 2014

Health and Disability: Practicing Inclusion

Health Care Organizing Call on Disability Ministry and Advocacy An audio recording of the webinar is also available. Guest speaker Sharon McCart shared the different kinds of barriers found in church life and ways to remove them. McCart is the chair of the DisAbility Ministries Committee of The United Methodist... read more »

Posted by Cynthia Abrams on October 28, 2014

For those affected by Ebola

A litany in response to UMCOR’s call to pray

Litany lifts up those in Nigeria, Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone — for all those who live with the threat of the Ebola virus. read more »

by the Rev. Frederick Yebuah
on October 20, 2014

How to be more disability-friendly

Discuss how to remove barriers to inclusion Oct. 24

UMC DisAbility Ministries Committee chair will be featured presenter on conference call. read more »

October 20, 2014

Changing the ‘game’

Illinois Great Rivers ends health insurance plan

Other conferences evaluating similar action to stem rising costs of supporting aging, often ailing clergy risk pool. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on September 12, 2014

Raise dementia awareness Sept. 21

Clergy asked to challenge stigma on World Alzheimer’s Day

Goal to promote dignity, compassionate care, quality of life for those impacted by Alzheimer’s disease. read more »

September 12, 2014

Call your U.S. Senators

Take action to support PEPFAR, Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria

Tide of the pandemic is turning: Declining incidence and prevalence rates have been achieved in many areas. read more »

by Susan Greer Burton
on September 12, 2014

Uninsured projected to decrease

Faster health expenditure growth expected

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reports costs increasing at slower rate thanks to Affordable Care Act. read more »

September 12, 2014

Malaria advocates visit Congress members

Imagine No Malaria, Nothing But Nets join BzzzTour in Seattle

Anti-malaria coalition visits offices of members of U.S. House, Senate to urge robust global-health spending. read more »

by Julia Frisbie
on September 02, 2014

Ebola impacts malaria fight

UMCom joins battle against deadly disease

Imagine No Malaria comprehensive approach has strengthened hospitals and health posts in all 4 countries where Ebola is. read more »

September 02, 2014

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