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Abundant Health, Abundant Life

Jesus said, “I have come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.” (John 10:10b) Our God is not a God of scarcity but of abundance. Nothing could be more precious than life: abundant life…  Read more

Advocate NOW for Affordable, Quality Health Care

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Right now, the U.S. Senate is debating proposed changes to our nation’s health care system that should alarm all of us and incite our… Read more

Read the new issue of Wellspring online

49 Eastern PA churches sign up for Abundant Health Challenge  The July-August issue of Wellspring, the Eastern PA Conference Health and Healing Council’s bimonthly newsletter, is online with 12 pages… Read more

Bishops join protest of proposed Medicaid cuts

Bishop Peggy Johnson and Bishop Violet Fisher (retired) offered prayers during a protest rally to protect Medicaid on Tuesday evening, July 18, in front of the Springfield office of U.S…. Read more

New issue of Health & Healing’s Wellspring

Read the colorful, informative latest issue (March-April) of the Health & Healing Council’s newsletter Wellspring on our Website. Learn about “The Many Faces of Healing,”…  Read more

Multi-Ethnic Group Of People Holding Alphabet To Form Health

Health & Healing Council needs your input by Feb. 22

The Eastern PA Conference’s Health and Healing Council needs just a few minutes of your time to do a lot of good. They have designed a short, simple survey questionnaire… Read more

World AIDS Day–One church fights AIDS Stigma

December 1 is World AIDS Day, a day when many of us remember precious lives lost to this global, still incurable disease and focus our concern on people living with… Read more

West Africa sees renewed hope with dip in Ebola cases

United Methodists in Sierra Leone joined other citizens in celebrating a new year with fresh hope of ending the Ebola epidemic there. Daily reports of new cases are sometimes in… Read more

News Service poll: Ebola voted top story of 2014

The worst Ebola outbreak in history — along with The United Methodist Church’s mobilization to ease suffering and fight the spread of the deadly virus — was the biggest story… Read more

Food arrives in time for Christmas in Ebola-ravaged village

MONROVIA, Liberia (UMNS)—A $15,000 Ebola response grant from the United Methodist Committee on Relief has made Christmas a lot brighter for 350 families in the Topoe Village, outside of Monrovia,… Read more