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To Everything There is a Season: A United Methodist Meditation

There are seasons in Nature, and in life. Watch a video reflection about change using this well-known passage from Ecclesiastes. View

A man prepares to descend from a rock climbing wall inside Metzingen United Methodist Church in Germany.

Membership climbs at German church

Rock climbing gym in renovated building brings young people to church. View

Congregants receive communion at Urban Village United Methodist Church in Chicago, Illinois. Video image courtesy of United Methodist Communications.

Urban Village Does Church Differently

“The church is successful when it shows up in people’s lives.” See how a Chicago congregation is attracting young people and bucking trends. View

Members of the Steel Pan Ministry at Westchester United Methodist Church in New York perform during a worship service. Video image by United Methodist Communications.

Church drum ministry shares musical gifts

“The reason I come to this church is to pray, celebrate God, and play the drums.” Visit a congregation that is growing to the beat of a steel drum band. View

Statue of Methodist Bishop Francis Asbury stands on grounds of Drew University in New Jersey. Video image by United Methodist Communications.

Methodism’s American Saint: Bishop Francis Asbury

He died in 1816, and Asbury's efforts helped Methodism become the largest Protestant church body in America just 75 years after his death. View

PET recipient Oke Seun meets PET Mobility founders Mel West and Larry Hills. Photo courtesy of PET Mobility Missouri-Columbia.

Wheelchairs That Work Anywhere

United Methodists invented a PET project to help those unable to walk find freedom and jobs. “It’s what Christ would do if he were here.” View

A man eats a chili dog at Carraway United Methodist also known as the

UMTV: Hot Dog Church

Church cooks use food for fundraisers and to welcome newcomers. 'If we can show them the love we have, maybe they’ll go to church.’ View

Family Vacation from Cancer

Church gives trips to those dealing with disease. "It takes their childhood away. When you get to just have fun, that's giving a piece of that back." View

Pastor Rudy Rasmus preaches at his Houston United Methodist church. Image by United Methodist Communications.

UMTV: Rasmus’ Church Growth Tips

Pastor Rudy's challenge: make the most of 52 Sundays a year. His church grew from 9 members to 9,000. The secret: "Don't bore 'em!" View

Two students from Yugoslavia walk home together. Photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist Communications.

Psalm 121: A Prayer for Travelers

This is a time of year for taking journeys or starting out on new paths in life. Discover "The Traveler's Psalm" and let it guide your way. View

Videographer captures image of tent at Ocean Grove, NJ. Photo by Fran Coode Walsh.

Historic Methodist Camp is ‘God’s Square Mile’

For some, summertime means heading to one of Methodism's best kept secrets, a spiritual oasis at the beach in New Jersey. View