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Lent Devotional

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Rethink Church: 2019 Lent Photo of the Day

What is your community doing to #RethinkChurch leading up to Easter? Share a picture and tag it with #RethinkChurch. More

March 31 Special Offering

Edna Rajan stacks flood buckets from the United Methodist Committee on Relief at a United Way warehouse in Lafayette, La. Photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist Communications.

UMCOR Sunday: Making a difference after disaster strikes

On March 31, churches will collect a special offering to support the United Methodist Committee on Relief. Read about the impact of those gifts. Read More

Young People's Ministry

High school students and parents shop for prom dresses at Prom Boutique at Woods Chapel United Methodist Church. Photo courtesy of Prom Boutique.

Churches offer free formal wear, and God’s love, to teens

Ministries that share donated dresses help students cut costs and look great. 'Maybe she’ll think about the church that made her feel beautiful.' Read More

United Methodist Podcast

The Rev. Rudy Rasmus pastors St. John's United Methodist Church in Houston, Texas. File photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist Communications.

Prioritizing Good with Rudy Rasmus

Hear Beyonce’s pastor share how his faith inspires him to love and serve others as he lives openly, honestly and transparently every day. Listen

What's your question?

The Rev. Esther Kachiko Furaha prays during worship at New Jerusalem United Methodist Church in Uvira, Congo, in 2015. Christians understand prayer as spiritual communication with God. File photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Ask The UMC: What is the difference between prayer and meditation?

Christians understand prayer as spiritual communication with God in which we open ourselves to God's transforming love. Read More

Reflections on our Faith

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Justifying Grace

The Rev. Gary Henderson says this special form of grace helps us know we are forgiven, we are whole. View

How We Serve

Deaconesses pray during the commitment time and dedication of gifts and pledges to sustain the deaconess program at Harris Memorial College in Taytay, Philippines. Photo by Gladys Mangiduyos, UMNS.

Deaconess movement flourishes in the Philippines

More than 400 Filipina women — and their clergy counterparts around the world — teach, preach and reach out to the marginalized. Read More

Daily Devotional

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Today’s prayers and resources

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


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How to stay connected after a conflict

Our disagreements do not have to separate us. United Methodist experts share tips for remaining in relationships with others when our opinions differ. Read More