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Becoming a Peacemaker: A Reflection

United Methodists are called to be peacemakers in a world of strife. This video meditation shows peacemaking is not passive, but intentional. View

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Hispanic man sits in church pew in Michigan. Courtesy: United Media Creations.

Being United Methodist: Hispanic/Latino Ministries

Members share their challenges, and success stories, working with neighbors. "Being Hispanic is not actually easy. It's hard sometimes." View

Charley Brower, the first Native Alaskan pastor appointed by the United Methodist Church.

First Alaska Native Pastor

Through his own photos and thoughts, Charley Brower shares the beauty and hardships of serving a remote part of the U.S. View

Chuck Knows Church takes a pie in the face while talking about piety and mercy.

Chuck Knows Church: Piety and Mercy

Chuck explains what works of piety and mercy are and how practicing these spiritual disciplines brings us closer to God. View

Bishop John Yambasu talks about the direct efforts of the United Methodist Church to slow Ebola.

Bishop John Yambasu: United Methodist Efforts to Address Ebola

African bishop shares personal experiences of living under the danger of an Ebola outbreak. View

United Methodist Bishop Minerva Carcaño (right) and the Rev. Javier Leyva (standing) pray with Elmer Moreno Gonsales and his daughters Mariela (left) and Katerin

How churches can help children fleeing violence in Central America.

United Methodist churches across the United States are focused on the thousands of unaccompanied children seeking safety at the U.S. border. James Kang, Director of Communications for the California-Pacific... View

A sign outside FUMC of Bradley Beach in New Jersey welcomes neighbors for fellowship and worship.

New Church Style Brings New Members

Cooperative churches in Greater New Jersey Conference welcome new members who were affected by Superstorm Sandy. View

A Sierra Leonian volunteer with the Imagine No Malaria campaign checks on an insecticide treated mosquito net.

View from the Field: Conferences Imagine No Malaria

"I drove home from work the other day, 42 minutes...in the amount of time I drove home, 42 children died." Hear what motivates those who fight malaria. View

Chuck Knows Church explains the role of lay servants or lay speakers in the church.

Chuck Knows Church: Lay Servant

He or she may fill in on the pulpit or take leadership positions in the church. Chuck explains the role of a lay servant. View

James Makuac listens to Adrienne Kittos, an attorney for JFON. Image from video by Andrew Jensen.

Lost Boy finds help at Justice for Our Neighbors

He was a Lost Boy from Sudan and now faces more challenges trying to reconnect with his family. Hear how a United Methodist group is coming to his aid. View

Archive photo of students at Sager Brown, a school and orphanage for African- American children.

UMTV: Historic Black Haven

Former Methodist school became a hub for UMCOR volunteers, continuing a rich history of serving needs and shaping lives. View

The Rev. Alice Pedone leads cowboy church, a ministry of Pine Mill UMC.

UMTV: Cowboys Rethink Church

Boots, bibles and hot breakfast welcome friends to cowboy church. View

Photo of cross at Belin Memorial United Methodist by Austin Bond Photography.

Slideshow: Crosses Across the United Methodist Connection

Take a photo pilgrimage to see crosses at United Methodist locations around the world. View

UMTV: Church’s Commitment to Troops

In 2007, a military mom started a support group with her United Methodist church. Volunteers now send care packages to 900 active duty soldiers. View

Nurses listen intently during a panel discussion at the United Methodist Church's Mercy Hospital in Bo, Sierra Leone to help prepare health care workers for a possible outbreak of the Ebola virus. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

United Methodist Health Workers Treat Ebola

“Most people who died due to Ebola died because of lack of information." The church gets facts, care to those affected by the deadly disease. View

Chuck Knows Church tells where we can find The Great Commission in the Bible

Chuck Knows Church: The Great Commission

Following his resurrection, Jesus instructed his Apostles to "Make Disciples of all Nations." Chuck tells us where we can find The Great Commission in the Bible. View

Video image of Scouts at St. Mark's UMC in Lincoln, Nebraska as they plant flags for July 4th.

Flags and Scouts Soar at Church

It's a July 4th tradition. Neighbors in Lincoln, Nebraska love to see the 100 U.S. flags planted by Scouts at St. Mark's United Methodist. View

Young musicians play “Amazing Grace” at Christ’s Foundry United Methodist Church in Dallas.

Hispanic Church Mentors Through Music

Free guitar lessons and a chance to join the praise team attract new families to Dallas congregation. View

A Wings of the Morning Aviation Ministries airplane on a runway in Kabulo, DRC.

Aviation Ministry: Gaston Ntambo

This pilot says God called him to save lives and bring the Gospel to remote areas of the Congo. View

The pilots of United Methodist Aviation Ministries UMAM based in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Congo Pilots Save Lives, Share Hope

Missionary pilots say God calls them to save lives and make disciples. View

Video image from promo about 2014 Game Changers Summit at United Methodist Communications.

Promo: Game Changers Summit

“We’re at a new point in history, the ability to communicate with virtually every person on this planet.” Learn how to be a Game Changer. View

Video image of Rev. Larry Hollon interview about technology and theology for the 2014 Game Changers Summit in Nashville, Tenn.

The Rev. Larry Hollon: Technology and Theology

"When we allow people access to technology that allows them to get information to improve their lives, then we are fulfilling the call of God to be a transformative presence." View

Rev Kevin Murriel of Cascade United Methodist Church shares best practices for discipleship.

20 Things Churches Could Do More Often

Laugh. Be real. Expect excellence. Here are 20 simple steps to a more appealing church. View

Maidstone Mulenga poses with his wife Charity and  daughters Lukonde and Mukuka. Photo courtesy of Maidstone Mulenga.

Picturing a Perfect Father’s Day

United Methodist dads talk about times they treasure with their children and what matters most to them. View

Chuck Knows Church holds stone tablets like the ones given to Moses by God with the Ten Commandments on them.

Chuck Knows Church: Ten Commandments

Chuck Knows Church tells the story of Moses and the Ten Commandments. Test your movie trivia knowledge at the end. View

Amputees play soccer in Sierra Leone where an UMCOR clinic makes prosthetic limbs for war amputees.

Prosthetics for Sierra Leone

A clinic is giving new hope to war amputees in Sierra Leone. Those who have lost limbs can now walk and play soccer. View

A member of Crossroads United Methodist cooks food for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

FDA Taps Church Ladies For Food Mission

Chefs prep hundreds of pounds of food that no one will ever taste. It’s all in the name of food safety and proceeds go to feed hungry families. View

Video image shows children at United Methodist Lazy F Camp.

UMTV: Seminarian Supports Military Kids

"Kids serve too. Small programs can make a huge difference." Learn how United Methodist Lazy F Camp focuses on the children of the deployed. View

A child kicks a ball on the soccer fields of Seville Trinity United Methodist Church in Florida.

UMTV: Church Soccer Outreach

It's a net win. Learn how a Florida church used soccer to reach out to immigrants. View

Chuck Knows Church explores the history behind the United Methodist cross and flame logo.

Chuck Knows Church: United Methodist Church logo

The cross and flame is a symbol recognized around the world. Chuck Knows Church explores the origin of the United Methodist logo. View

Health worker Juliana Koroma (right) takes a blood sample from Issata Jusu for a malaria test at the Koribondo Community Health Center near Bo, Sierra Leone. Holding the child is her is her mother, Umu Koroma. At rear is health worker Ishmael Karoma. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Video Diary: Health Team Covers Sierra Leone

See activity on the ground as volunteers take life-saving nets door to door. The nationwide campaign also offers Vitamin A and de-worming medication to children. View

Chuck Knows Church talks about the book of Psalms in the Bible.

Chuck Knows Church: Psalms

There are 150 Psalms written over 5 centuries. Chuck Knows Church explores the "hymnbook of sacred scripture." View

Chuck Knows Church talks about the four principles of faith known as the Wesleyan Quadrilateral.

Chuck Knows Church: Wesleyan Quadrilateral

John Wesley said the Christian faith comes down to four components. Chuck looks at this foundation of United Methodist theology. View

Parishioners sing during worship at the United Methodist church in Kortihun near Bo, Sierra Leone. Several villages in the Bo district will receive new, insecticide-treated mosquito nets from The United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign in the first planned redistribution to replace nets given in 2010. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Nets Draw New People to Church in Sierra Leone

New United Methodist church welcomes Christians and Muslims, including tribal chief. "It is God that sent you. And it is God that supports donors who give to supply us nets.” View

Video image of Native American teen who is part of riding program in North Dakota.

Native American Teens and Tradition

A riding program is re-introducing young people to a part of their culture that has been lost in today's world. View