First United Methodist Church Service
Newscast: The Week of October 24, 200810/24/08
A TV crew finds two homeless alcoholics in the woods. The result is: one life redeemed, one rebounding continuously back to the streets, one ministry highlighted, two TV shows, and a remarkable documentary. This story is about the movie, “Lost in...
Newscast: The Week of October 3, 2008
In today’s edition of United Methodist Audio News, we look at how the current U.S. financial crisis hurts global efforts to deal with hunger. We talk with James Butler and Savaji Pandey, both at the Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome. The...
Newscast: The Week of September 5, 2008
This edition of the biweekly UMNS podcast features: comments from the Rev. Don Cottrill on the apparent damage from Hurricane Gustav and church efforts to fix roofs and clean debris following the storm; an interview with the Rev. Jin Ho Kang, who...
Newscast: The Week of August 22, 2008
In this edition of United Methodist Audio News, the Rev. Judy Chung talks about the United Methodist Asian American ministry plan and the need for quality resources and training in many languages in a fast-changing culture; the Rev. Ed Jones describes...
Newscast: The Week of July 18, 2008
In this edition of United Methodist Audio News, we cover some difficult human issues in society. One issue is immigration, as church leaders in Iowa question the treatment of workers brought in to clean up after the floods, and of others rounded up in...
Newscast: The Week of July 4, 2008
This edition of United Methodist Audio News covers the United Methodist response to the recent Iowa floods, the failed presidential election in Zimbabwe where many United Methodists live, the recent American banner campaign against torture, and a...
Newscast: The Week of June 20, 2008
This is final in a three-part series reviewing the decisions and listening to the sounds of the United Methodist General Conference of 2008. This review hears from Bill Gates, Senior on new funding to fight diseases of poverty, from Bishop Mary Ann...
Newscast: The Week of May 30, 2008
This is a special news roundup – the second of three reviews of the decisions and celebrations of the 2008 United Methodist General Conference in Fort Worth, Texas.
Newscast: The Week of May 16, 2008
This is a special General Conference wrap-up edition of United Methodist Audio News. In this, the first of 3 special audio newscasts, we’ll hear the opening of the conference at the Fort Worth Convention Center, excerpts from the Young People’s...
Newscast: The Week of April 11, 2008
This week on United Methodist Audio News, we hear two very different perspectives of how the church might relate to the war in Iraq. We also look at a plan for closer cooperation between the United Methodist Church and the Lutheran Church. We take a...
Newscast: The Week of March 28, 2008
In this edition of United Methodist Audio News, a mother speaks to a United Methodist peace conference, pushing for an end to the war that took the life of her son. The “Nothing but Nets” campaign reports on its impressive first year of fundraising to...
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