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Leadership Lessons

Image of U.S. football on field. Courtesy of PEXELS.

What the church can learn from football stars

The U.S. Super Bowl is almost here. What do winners on the field do that could inspire people in the pews? Read More

How we Serve

Items collected by the Highlands United Methodist Church during the United in Orange Food Drive in 2014. Photo courtesy of CBS4.

Denver church’s food drive goes for the win

Highlands United Methodist Church in Denver, Colo. hopes to collect more food than Charlotte with its "United in Orange" food drive. Read More

Valentine's Day

Candy hearts express sentiments appropriate for Valentine’s Day. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Three ways to say “I love you”

Couples’ coach gives tips to be year-round Valentines. “I'm convinced that if couples focus on these three things, the romance will come.” Read More

Civil Rights Movement

Pete Seeger played a crucial role in popularizing “We Shall Overcome,” an anthem that many congregations sing during Black History Month. Photo by Josef Schwarz. Usage by GNU Free Documentation License.

Pete Seeger’s contribution to ‘We Shall Overcome’

Pete Seeger played a crucial role in popularizing “We Shall Overcome,” an anthem that many congregations sing during Black History Month. Read More

Disability Awareness

Betty Ostrom provides American Sign Language interpretation at the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Florida. A double exposure for United Methodist News Service by Paul Jeffrey.

Celebrate Disability Awareness Sunday

People with disabilities and their families can be a vital part of our faith communities. When does your church celebrate Disability Awareness Sunday? Read More

Black History Month

Missionary Vivienne Gray served with her husband, Ulysses, in Liberia, 1948 to 1988. Photo courtesy of New World Outlook.

Timeline: Methodism in Black and White

From Wesley’s baptism of two slaves to African-American delegates at General Conference, see 250 years of history. Read More

Forgiveness

A 2000 photo of Nelson Mandela.

Robben Island reflections: Mandela showed us how to forgive

Tafadzwa W. Mudambanuki reflects on the contribution of Nelson Mandela, an inspiration to people of all colors and all nations. Read More

Daily Devotional

Winter scene in New Albany, Ohio. Photo by Kay Panovec, United Methodist Communications.

Today's Prayers & Resources

Spend some time in prayer with these resources from the Upper Room. More

Seasonal Resource

‘Into the Wilderness’ Lenten Devotional

Daily meditations and prayers from the Society of St. Andrew that explore the themes of temptations, challenges, and perseverance in faith. More