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Construction work on a building in Hatíllo, Puerto Rico, is part of efforts by UMCOR to rebuild and renew after Hurricane Maria devastated the island in September of 2017. Photo by Michelle Maldonado, United Methodist Communications.

Puerto Rican bishop gives thanks to UMCOR

In the year since Hurricane Maria swept across Puerto Rico, UMCOR has contributed more than $20 million to help “Renew, Rebuild and Reconstruct.” Read More

Making a Difference

Aitkin UMC members share Christ's love with a stranger, build lasting relationships, and inspire him to develop a relationship with God.

Aitkin UMC welcomes the stranger at the door

Church members share Christ's love, build lasting relationships, and inspire the stranger to develop a relationship with God. Read More

Care for Creation

Shamiso Musapenya, Estery Mahapare Ngorima and Tendai Muganho plant a tree in an effort to combat deforestation in Zimbabwe. Photo by Kudzai Chingwe, UMNS

United Methodist creates Environmental Buddies Zimbabwe

A nongovernmental organization founded by an Africa University graduate is collaborating with the government on a sustainable forestation program. Read More

Aftermath of Hurricane Florence

A tree fell on the parsonage of the Rev. Thomas M. Greener and his wife shortly after his wife came downstairs for dinner. No one was injured. The Greeners are among the thousands of people whose lives have been upended by Florence’s wreckage in the Carolinas. Photo courtesy of Thomas M. Greener.

Churchgoers pitch in amid Florence’s floods

As water from the rains of Florence in much of the eastern Carolinas continue to rise, United Methodists have found ways to help as the disaster continues. Read More

Disaster Relief

The Underwater Investigation Unit of the Baton Rouge Police Department rescues people trapped by the Louisiana floodwaters.

United Methodists Responding to Disaster

United Methodists support those hurt by storms. Learn how you can donate to relief efforts. More

Ask the UMC

Young adults pass the collection plate during the contemporary worship at McKendree United Methodist Church in Lawrenceville, Ga. 2016 file photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS.

What does The United Methodist Church say about tithing?

Tithing is commonly understood as the giving of one-tenth of one’s income for God. This standard of giving comes from several passages in Scripture. Read More

Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. Photo by sydney Rae on Unsplash.com

Five ways to celebrate

Find easy, fun tips to celebrate diversity and the positive contributions of our Hispanic/Latino brothers and sisters to our community. Read More

Commission on a Way Forward

The Commission on a Way Forward suggests changes to our Book of Discipline. Photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist Communications.

What you need to know now

At a special session of General Conference in February 2019, The United Methodist Church will receive and act upon this report. Learn what's in it. Read More

Daily Devotional

Sunrise behind the cross at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina by Austin Bond Photography.

Today’s prayers and resources

Spend some time in prayer each day with these resources from The Upper Room. Read More