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Woman finds room for victims' pet

11/16/2005

By Alexis Williams Vital Signs   GAUTIER — After Hurricane Katrina, many people stepped up to fill roles they wouldn’t normally hold.   For Singing River Hospital Auxilian Frances Gardner that role included becoming caregiver and adopted grandmother to a displaced patient’s displaced dog, Rusty. When Gardner heard Annie Culota, an evacuee from St. ...


Woman provides shelter for storm victims' pet

11/16/2005

By Alexis Williams Vital Signs   GAUTIER — After Hurricane Katrina, many people stepped up to fill roles they wouldn’t normally hold.   For Singing River Hospital Auxilian Frances Gardner that role included becoming caregiver and adopted grandmother to a displaced patient’s displaced dog, Rusty. When Gardner heard Annie Culota, an evacuee from St. ...


Thrasher celebrates 100 years

11/9/2005

By Laura Cartwright Special to the Advocate When Doug Holland became pianist at Thrasher United Methodist Church, he only knew two hymns. “I played Lily of the Valley for four Sundays straight until I learned two other songs – Victory in Jesus and Sweet Hour of Prayer,” he said. Those kind of memories were abundant Oct. 30 when Thrasher United ...


Summit covers health concerns from avian flu to TB

11/4/2005

By Linda Bloom NEW YORK (UMNS) - Old diseases - malaria, tuberculosis and measles - still account for significant death rates in some countries.Newer diseases -- HIV/AIDS and emerging threats like the avian flu - have an even larger global impact. Issues surrounding such health crises were addressed during the Nov. 1-3 Global Health Summit in New ...


Four bishops who have served the Mississippi Conference take part in the SEJ Conference.Twick Morrison


By the Advocate As the entire nation tries to deal with a struggling economy, the Mississippi Conference Council on Finance and Administration has begun taking steps to get the most out of gifts from United Methodists. One step likely to take place is the freezing of salaries paid by the conference for 2009. That recommendation will be presented to...


By the Advocate As the entire nation tries to deal with a struggling economy, the Mississippi Conference Council on Finance and Administration has begun taking steps to get the most out of gifts from United Methodists. One step likely to take place is the freezing of salaries paid by the conference for 2009. That recommendation will be presented to...


As the entire nation tries to deal with a struggling economy, the Mississippi Conference Council on Finance and Administration has begun taking steps to get the most out of gifts from United Methodists. One step likely to take place is the freezing of salaries paid by the conference for 2009. That recommendation will be presented to the CF&A when ...


  By Kathy L. Gilbert, multimedia reporter for UMNS  and Phileas Jusu, communicator for The United Methodist Church in Sierra Leone June 8 was a bright and happy Sunday at the dedication and opening of Valunia United Methodist Church in the village of Monghere. Sierra Leone Bishop John K. Yambasu was among the distinguished guests, who also ...


Photo by Julu Swen, UMNS An exterior view of the United Methodist University Graduate School of Theology in Liberia. Classes begin this month. PreviousNext By Julu Swen, United Methodist New Service More than 20 students begin classes this month at the United Methodist University Graduate School of Theology. The Rev. Yatta R. Young, dean, ...


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