November 16, 2017 Administrator

By Julie Dwyer Reprinted from UW Interpreter November-December 2017   Mary Meyer carried index cards with her wherever she went.On each was a list of names of people she needed to pray for or other concerns. She would jot down new names and prayer requests as they came to her, and then she’d tuck the cards into her Bible, her purse or even the cushions of her favorite chair. If she had a free minute, she was praying. “I think it’s honest to say she was never bored because of her prayer life,” said her grandson, Gilbert C. Hanke, top…

November 14, 2017 Administrator

Story by Vicki Brown, photos by Mike DuBose Nov. 7, 2017 | BREMEN, Germany (UMNS) Kuscha Alipoor took sanctuary at the United Methodist church here for three months while he fought deportation in 2013. Now, the Iranian is a member of the church who works as the janitor and is renovating the church-owned apartment where his family lives. Along the way, his marriage ended and he lost his company and his homeland. But he has no regrets. “I am happy because I have rights, I am in a very safe country,” said Alipoor, who said he was persecuted for his…

October 12, 2017 Administrator

December 14, 2017 marks the 5th anniversary of the Sandy Hook tragedy. Since that heartbreaking day in Newtown five years ago, half a million Americans have been killed or injured by guns. We urge you to join us in our effort to continue to shed a light on the devastating epidemic of gun violence in our nation until these gun deaths and injuries are reduced. We will be hosting an event at Albright UMC on Wednesday December 6th at 7p.m.   NATIONWIDE VIGILS TO #EndGunViolence: The victims, survivors and the families impacted by gun violence are often forgotten. Therefore, the…