ABOVE: Jorge João Novo lifts a wooden pole into place to help secure an emergency tarp over his home after the roof was peeled off by Cyclone Idai in Buzi, Mozambique. Photo by Mike DuBose, UM News.
The year 2019 was an eventful one for The United Methodist Church. Photographers from UM News, the denomination's official news service, documented a year in the life of United Methodism worldwide.
Ann Hammond looks out an overgrown window of a home she hopes to turn into a recovery house for women living with addiction. The house is on the grounds of United Methodist Temple in Clarksburg, W.Va. Photo by Mike DuBose, UM News.
Jazz artist Milkshake Mayfield plays the trumpet during a gospel and jazz brunch at the Black Methodists for Church Renewal meeting in Atlanta. Photo by Mike DuBose, UM News.
The Rev. Sharon Austin, left, and Rachel Sumner, front, delegates from the Florida Conference, raise their arms in prayer during a day of prayer at the 2019 United Methodist General Conference in St. Louis. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UM News.