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2010-04-14 12:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The people of The United Methodist Church will join with partner organizations to distribute 30,000 long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where malaria is a leading cause of death. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/umcom/43496/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100414/MM85294) The nets will be distributed to...

2010-03-04 12:26:00

Not-for-profit senior living organizations form alliance; ACTS to serve more than 9,000 older adults in eight states WEST POINT, Pa., March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ACTS Retirement-Life Communities Inc., (ACTS) and the Peninsula United Methodist Homes, Inc. (PUMH) and Heron Point of Chestertown (Heron Point), today announced the signing of agreements in which PUMH and Heron Point have agreed to become affiliates of ACTS. The affiliation is expected to close on April 30 and become...

2010-02-08 12:34:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The news conference involving the leadership of the three Black Methodist Churches, which had been scheduled for Tuesday, February 9th, at the National Press Club, has been postponed because of the snow storm that has crippled Washington. The nation's three largest Black Methodist Church denominations had planned to pay tribute to Black History Month by announcing the formation of a historic coalition and plans to hold a major strategy summit in...

2010-01-13 18:53:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A major earthquake hit Port-au-Prince, Haiti yesterday, causing widespread destruction. Millions of people are affected and thousands are feared dead. The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), the humanitarian relief agency for The United Methodist Church, has close ties with the Methodist Church in Haiti and is responding to the devastating earthquake with funding, material resources and prayers. UMCOR executive, Melissa Crutchfield...

2009-09-09 10:26:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Webmedx, the fourth largest medical transcription service provider in the U.S. and a premier supplier of clinical documentation technology, today announced that Methodist Health System of Dallas (Methodist) has signed an agreement to implement Webmedx's Transcription Outsourcing Service and Enterprise(TM) software solution. A web-native system for transcription and content management, the platform will support Methodist's transcription needs and interface...

2009-09-07 15:14:33

A suburban Chicago woman said she has attended services at about 90 different churches in the city during the past 20 years. Marie Coyne, 73, who has been joined on her Sunday outings by friend Christine Scriba, 73, for the past five years, said she has attended churches with all-black congregations and facilities conducting mass in Latin, Spanish and Polish, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Monday. Coyne, a Eucharistic minister at St. John of the Cross Church in Western Springs, Ill., said she...

2009-08-06 15:44:00

American Health Assistance Foundation Researcher Is Featured Facilitator CLARKSBURG, Md., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Health Assistance Foundation and Asbury Methodist Village are partnering to host a special community screening and discussion of the HBO Series The Alzheimer's Project to bring awareness to the community about this devastating disease, and to share information on cutting edge research. Part one of the Momentum in Science segment of this four-part series...

2009-07-17 13:05:00

American Health Assistance Foundation Researcher and Asbury Methodist Village Social Worker are Featured Facilitators CLARKSBURG, Md., July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Health Assistance Foundation and Asbury Methodist Village are partnering to host a special community screening and discussion of the HBO Series The Alzheimer's Project to bring awareness to the community about this devastating disease, and to share tips and information on cutting edge research. Two parts of...

2009-06-11 06:00:00

DALLAS, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Methodist Health System Foundation mourns the recent loss of Norman Brinker. Methodist was privileged to present Mr. Brinker with the 2009 Robert S. Folsom Leadership Award on May 15, 2009. The evening was a celebration not only of Mr. Brinker's business and sports accomplishments, but also his leadership and commitment to the Dallas community and his friendship to Methodist Health System. "We are grateful for Norman Brinker's friendship, and it was an honor...

2009-05-04 04:30:00

EATONTOWN, N.J., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Bohan Advertising|Marketing of Nashville, TN, has called on Utopia Communications, Inc., of Red Bank, NJ to assist in publicizing an aggressive four-year, $20 million dollar advertising campaign breaking this week on behalf of the United Methodist Church [UMC] that seeks to encourage young Americans to "Rethink Church." The campaign was developed by BOHAN with the goal of making church relevant to a generation that would rather socialize online or be...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.