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UMTV: Kid Power Fuels Mission Mania

"And a little child shall lead them." Visit a vital congregation where young people pick the ways they will change the world. View

Jenny and Elise Bonsky received capes from Kids Capes of Courage and Northampton United Methodist in Ohio. Photo by Gwen Kisker.

Kids’ Capes of Courage

Sewing ministry makes sick children feel like superheroes. “It is The United Methodist Church wrapping themselves around these children and saying ‘We love you!'” View

Members of the ethnic caucuses of the United Methodist Church celebrate diversity in the Church.

We, Too, Are United Methodist (Episode 1)

Video series is an opportunity for dialogue with the five ethnic caucuses of the United Methodist Church View

Photo of Lake Junaluska by Kay Panovec, Executive Director of Conference Relations and Production at United Methodist Communications

Lake Junaluska: United Methodist Mountain Retreat

A United Methodist Landmark marks 100 years as a place of fun and fellowship. View

Earth Day Every Day At Church

United Methodists set an example as good stewards of the planet. "God gave us a great gift. We should do our best to take care of it." View

Twins raise their hands and ask God for rain as Hurricane Isaac approaches their house in Ava, Missouri in 2012. Photo by Debbie Fielding Wray.

God’s Gift of the Earth: A Photo Prayer

'All creation is the Lord’s, and we are responsible for the ways in which we use and abuse it.' Video reflection helps celebrate Earth Day. View

Children bathe in water from an open pipe following Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines. A UMNS photo by Mike DuBose.

Flowing Water: The Christian Connection

'We have reminders of baptism everywhere.' Watch and download a meditation on how water connects us with our brothers and sisters around the world. View

Chuck helps the members of Park Grove Community Church learn how not to be scared of evangelism.

The Committee: Evangelism

What's your church's relationship with the "E-Word"? Do people run when they hear it? Chuck helps the members of Park Grove Community Church learn how not to be scared of... View

Chuck Knows Church dresses like John Wesley to tell a little about this founding father of Methodism

Chuck Knows Church: John Wesley

Chuck Knows Church focuses on Methodist founding father, John Wesley and events that sparked the start of a new church. View

Twins Fiona and Finn discuss the importance of Easter Eggs. Video still courtesy of United Methodist Communications.

The Importance of the Egg: Children and Easter

Experts ages five to ten, and Rev. MaryJane Pierce Norton, discuss traditions of the Easter egg . "When they're all different colors it's kind of easy to find them." View

Women immigrants who traveled alone were often at risk when they arrived at Ellis Island in the late 19th century. Public domain image.

Methodist History: Welcoming Women Immigrants

In Women's History Month, meet Alma Mathews, whose mission field was Ellis Island. She and others offered a safety net for women traveling alone. View

Teen shops for prom dress at Union Ridge UMC clothes closet. Video image by United Methodist Communications.

UMTV: Church Provides Prom Dresses

Teenagers often dream of that special dance each spring called prom. Not everyone can afford to attend though. That's why this church stepped in. View

Youth from Silver Spring (MD)UMC pack food during Mission Mania Sunday. Image courtesy of United Methodist Communications.

UMTV: Kid Power Fuels Mission Mania

"And a little child shall lead them." Visit a vital congregation where young people pick the ways they will change the world. View

Methodists Ann and Anna Jarvis are credited with creating Mother's Day in the U.S. Courtesy: Historic St. George's UMC.

Methodist History: The Founding Mothers of Mother’s Day

Two women created the holiday that falls on the second Sunday in May in the U.S. but do you know how, and why, they did it? View

Troy Waugh walked 444 miles along the Natchez Trace in 2014.

Finding God and Goodness on Natchez Trace Walk

When Troy Waugh felt a call from God, he took more than a leap of faith. He took a 444-mile walk! 'Every day God was with me.' View

The Committee looks at how to build relationships in a video series by the producers of Chuck Knows Church.

The Committee: Hospitality

Hospitality goes beyond greeting people at the door of your church on Sunday. The Committee looks at how to build relationships in a video series by the producers of Chuck... View

Members of Wildwood United Methodist Church (Fla.) show off their faith tattoos. UMTV video image by Reed Galin.

Taking Church to a Tattoo Parlor

Some churchgoers are getting cross and flame tattoos that they hope will spark meaningful conversations about their faith. View

The Rev. Ralph Abernathy and his family march with the Rev. and Mrs. Martin Luther King on march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965. Courtesy: Abernathy Family/Wikimedia Commons.

Eyewitness to Selma: Faith Leaders’ Stand for Civil Rights

'Many people cannot understand the depth of patriotism of Martin King and other civil rights heroes and heroines." Pastor recalls historic effort for voting rights. View

Society of St. Andrew Volunteer Marvin Mallari has just gleaned turnips.

UMTV: Teens Gather Food

Some volunteers with the Society of St. Andrew spend their spring break working for others. Alternative spring breaks can ensure that food left over after harvest goes to hungry families. View

Chuck Knows Church: Grace

Said at the dinner table, it also has deep theological meaning for United Methodists. Chuck explains prevenient, justifying, and sanctifying grace. View

Ronald and Shena Boone celebrate Valentine’s Day with a free wedding at Trinity United Methodist Church. Photo by Liz Johnson & Jay Foot.

Free Valentine’s Weddings Show Church’s Love

‘We’ve short-changed marriages.” Indiana church offers free ceremonies to encourage families to make faith a priority. View