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Westminster's Methodist Central Hall hosts historic events that celebrate the life and ministry of John Wesley, founder of The United Methodist Church. Photos by Joe Iovino, United Methodist Communications.

Serving the world from the heart of London: Methodist Central Hall

In January 1946, the first United Nations General Assembly met in a building constructed to celebrate the life and ministry of John Wesley. Read More

Physical and spiritual health are both important in the life of a person of faith. Photo illustration by Ronny Perry, United Methodist Communications.

Getting in shape: Wesley’s health tips apply today… mostly

In modern times, we have gear to help us stay in shape. Methodism's founder John Wesley had his own unique options at his home. Read More

Image portray Susanna Wesley, mother of the founders of Methodism. Courtesy of General Commission on Archives and History.

Susanna Wesley: Mother of Methodism

The mother of John and Charles Wesley was born January 20. “The differences she made have lived on because of the sons that she raised.” View

Candles at a worship service. Photograph by Angelia Sims of Angelia's Photography.

Live Streams of Christmas Eve services

Many United Methodist churches around the U.S. will broadcast their Christmas Eve services online this Saturday. Find a web stream at a convenient time and worship from afar. Read More

A Christmas song teaches that peace comes when we live for Jesus. Image by Kathryn Price, United Methodist Communications.

“Peace upon earth be restored!” A Christmas hymn devotion

A lesser-known Charles Wesley song teaches us the peace we desire in a world of division is experienced only when we allow Christmas to happen within us. Read More

Refuge by Anne Booth and Sam Usher. Artwork courtesy of

Cokesbury launches Christmas campaign to help refugee crisis

Cokesbury will donate $3 from the sale of this "important Christmas book" to assist UMCOR's refugee resettlement programs. Read More

United Methodist Hymnal. Video image by United Methodist Communications.

Musical hospitality on Christmas Eve

When expectations and emotions are high, people want to sing the familiar carols that are such an important part of their Christmas experience. Read More

Hymns like “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing” teach us about God’s love for every one of us. Image by Kathryn Price, United Methodist Communications.

“Glory to the newborn King!” A Christmas hymn devotion

Charles Wesley’s popular carol, “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing,” teaches that God’s love and grace are available to all people everywhere. Read More

Author and professor Paul Chilcote has written a devotional using the Advent and Christmas hymns of Charles Wesley. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Get Your Spirit in Shape: Singing our Faith at Christmas

We celebrate Christmas with singing. In this podcast episode, we look at Wesley’s hymns for the season with United Methodist scholar Paul Chilcote. Listen

In his hymns, Charles Wesley highlights many of the aspects of Jesus’ birth. Infographic by Trevor Scruggs, United Methodist Communications.

Christmas in the Hymns of Charles Wesley Infographic

This beautiful infographic highlights some of the Advent and Christmas hymns of Charles Wesley. View