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Multimedia Bundles

These multimedia study series include videos to make messages come to life, graphics for worship and outreach resources to engage your community. More

History of Hymns

This series highlights the history, text and theological meaning of a variety of hymns, both traditional and contemporary. More

Children at West Nashville United Methodist Church receive new backpacks for school during a “blessing of the backpacks.” 2011 file photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

United Methodist Back-to-School Blessing

As families and students and teachers prepare for school, take time for prayer too. View

Children learn vacation Bible school songs at First United Methodist Church, Pasadena, Calif. Photo courtesy of First United Methodist Church, Pasadena.

Back to School Blessing

Liturgy offers prayers for students of all ages as another year begins. More

Back to school illustration with books and apple. Courtesy iStockphoto.com.

Resources for Back to School

Find blessings and other ideas for marking the beginning of the new school season in your congregation. Read More

Image of the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. Photo by Clayton Childers, United Methodist Board of Church and Society.

Topic: Human Sexuality

Learn more about the official position of the church, read opinions by church leaders and members, find resources and recent news stories. More

Nashville church welcomes Pokemon Go players to its campus to show interest in them and to promote the church as a place of inclusion. Photo by Steven Adair, United Methodist Communications.

Pokémon Goes to Church

"However we can interact with people, we are called to do so in a loving way," says one church that is welcoming players of a new mobile phone game. Read More

Image of sign at protest reacting to death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.  Courtesy of United Methodist General Commission on Religion and Race.

Resources About Race

The United Methodist Church offers tools to guide conversations about racial justice, racism and religion. More

The Clendinin (W. Va.) United Methodist Church was heavily damaged by flooding in June, 2016. Photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist Communications.

Responding to the floods in West Virginia

West Virginia was hit by historic flooding in June, 2016. Find ways you can help the recovery efforts. More

A statue of John Wesley stands outside of Wesley's Chapel in London, one of the many sites visited by the Wesley Pilgrimage in England. Photo by Mike Peel, CC BY-SA 4.0, courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

The Wesley Pilgrimage: Walking the path of early Methodists

Visiting the birthplace of the Methodist movement inspires United Methodist clergy and laity in their spiritual journeys and their ministries. Read More