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  • Tornado produces anxious moments

    May 14th, 2010

    By Boyce Bowden Photo: The Rev. Keith King holds the center portion of a stained glass window of Broadway UMC blown out by a tornado. Photo by Boyce Bowden TECUMSEH, Okla.-- About 5 p.m. on May 10, in this town of nearly 7,000 about 75 miles southeast of Oklahoma City, Keith King—pastor of the Broadway United Methodist Church—was leaving… read more

  • UM Men support Nashville recovery efforts

    May 7th, 2010

    United Methodist men haul the possessions of Millie White from the home to the street following 13.5 inches of rain that fell on the Nashville community on the weekend beginning May 1. Photo by Tim GrabbeNASHVILLE, Tenn. –– Teams of UM men and women can be found everywhere in this flood devastated city. Members of 61st Avenue UMC helped clean… read more

  • Commission Staff Recovering from Nashville Floods

    May 5th, 2010

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. –– The roof of the General Commission on United Methodist Men  office was already damaged, but the 13.5 inches of rain that fell upon the Nashville area during 48 hours beginning May 1, exacerbated the situation. The agency is now planning to have a new roof installed as quickly as possible.The leaks in the offices… read more

  • United Methodist map to change in June

    April 16th, 2010

    Photo: Bishop Hee-Soo Jung serves Holy Communion during the Northern IllinoisAnnual Conference’s 2009 meeting. A UMNS Web-only file photo courtesyof the Northern Illinois Annual Conference.   By Rich Peck*7:00 A.M. EST April 14, 2010 | NASHVILE, Tenn. (UMNS)United Methodists will draw a new map of U.S. structures following May and June… read more