Participating Church Stories

Better Community Development’s substance-abuse treatment programs seek abundant life for all

BCD, originally an outreach program of Theressa Hoover United Methodist Church, has grown into a neighborhood support center that helps community members with housing, substance-abuse treatment, job training, health and wellness programs, and more.


Tackling Mental Health in Iowa

Finding people who cared was easy. Figuring out what to do was another story.


Global Health and Ministry with the Poor: ZIP Code Connection transforms lives

When Wendy Bergeron gained custody of six of her grandchildren, now ages 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 8, the Clarksville, Texas, woman faced enormous challenges.