Volunteers from The Nyadire Connection sorted about 30,000 children's books collected by Western PA United Methodists and packed them into 375 boxes for shipment to The Nyadire UM Mission and other primary school libraries in Zimbabwe. The donations triggered a "matching gift" of $10 per box to Imagine No Malaria.
Fire caused an estimated $1.5 million damage to the Hill Top United Methodist Church in Pittsburgh's Allentown neighborhood. It started on the roof where workers were using propane tanks to make repairs. There were no injuries.