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Singing the Sacred

Musical gifts from Native American communities

Ideal for services during Native American Month, this songbook and CD offer 21 songs and hymns intended to invoke a blessing on the entire worshiping community. Read More

Tips for family time

Geoffrey Booker, 6, prays before mealtime at his home in Brentwood, Tenn. File photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist Communications.

Counting your day-to-day blessings

Get ideas for family conversation starters to use leading up to Advent. Two weeks of suggested topics help you start or end your day with gratitude. More

Special Sunday

Student sits in library amid books. Image courtesy of UMC Giving.

Student Day is November 29

This Sunday you have a chance to change the world. When you give generously you support students as they prepare for a life that unites faith with knowledge. Read More

A nature scene from Lake Junaluska taken in August 2013. A United Methodist Communications photo by Kay Panovec.; A United Methodist Communications photo by Kay Panovec

Daily Devotional

See today’s food for thought from the Upper Room. More


People line up for lunch at Santa Anita Park in April 1942. The park, a converted racetrack, was the United States’ largest assembly center for Japanese Americans on their way to internment camps. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons/National Archives and Records Administration

Amid hysteria, a call for hospitality

Bishop Roy Sano personally attests to the costs of fear. He was among the U.S. citizens the U.S. government interned during World War... Read More

Responding to Violence

Candles flicker. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Tools for a faithful response to violence

Terrorist threats are in the news and our world can seem to be full of unthinkable violence. See ideas for finding peace after tragedy. Read More

Global Issues

At Berkasovo, Serbia, refugees from Syria and other countries cross the border into Croatia on Sept. 28, 2015. A 2015 file photo by Paul Jeffrey for the ACT Alliance

United Methodists speak up for Syrian refugees

“Fearful responses are not reflective of Christian life and witness. Instead, Christ calls us to a love for humankind and compassion for all.” Read More

Church News

Suzanne Rabb (left) and Cindy Dixon (right) sing a hymn during the dedication of Dixon Rabb Hall at the Sager Brown Depot in Baldwin, La. At rear is the Rev. Tom Hazelwood, former head of U.S. disaster response for UMCOR. Photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist Communications.

Honoring memory, mission at Sager Brown

New dorm at United Methodist Committee on Relief supply depot pays tribute to the Revs. Sam Dixon and Clinton Rabb, who died from injuries in 2010 Haiti earthquake. Read More

Nearing the Goal

Denomination reaches 90% of goal to combat malaria

The people of The United Methodist Church have raised $68 million in cash and pledges toward goal of $75 million to end suffering and death from malaria. Read More