Stars of Hope on their way to Australia

Hundreds of brightly painted Stars of Hope are on their way to Australia this week to lift the spirits of those suffering from nature’s fury. These Stars of Hope are going to the people of the land “down under” who’ve lost so much in the recent fires and floods.

Alabama Rural Ministry to hold a weekend of events later this month in Tuskegee

Alabama Rural Ministry will be celebrating MLK Day 2020 through community worship, home repair ministry, and children’s event the weekend of Jan. 17. The community-wide worship service on Jan. 17 at Tuskegee United Methodist Church will last from 6 to 8 p.m., featuring a sermon delivered by Rev. Richard Williams of Metropolitan UMC in Montgomery. […]

Stars of Hope tour visits Greensburg

eff Parness founded Stars of HOPE, Hope Across America, a group that brings inspiration to communities affected by disaster which began in Greensburg after the 2007 tornado devastated that city. He brought his entourage back to Kiowa County last week, visiting with school children, some of whom were in kindergarten 12 years ago when he […]

Hope For a Survivor

Julie Swann-Paez, center, talks about her experiences as a survivor of the terrorist attack at the San Bernardino Inland Regional Center four years ago and the Stars of Hope Program at BASIS Flagstaff during a visit by the Hope Across America Tour to the school. Watching Swann-Paez is Jeff Parness, founder and executive director of […]