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Get Your Spirit in Shape podcast

United Methodist podcast offers tools, tips and thoughts to help us live our faith more fully. Listen to individual episodes or subscribe. More

One in three women experience domestic violence. The United Methodist Church is raising awareness. Photo illustration by Ronny Perry, United Methodist Communications.

Domestic violence: We want our churches to be talking about it

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Learn more about how people of faith can understand the problem and interrupt the violence. Read More

God is able! Dancers help celebrate The United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign at the 2016 General Conference. #UMCGC Photo by Paul Jeffrey, United Methodist Communications.

‘More than we could ask or imagine’ – God-sized dreams of service

Song in celebration of Imagine No Malaria, “Able,” encourages us to dream and work toward missions beyond what we can do on our own. Read More

The body of 107-year-old Rev. Isaac Momoh Ndanema is led out of church for burial. Often called “Pa Ndanema,” he chose to live simply and served as a peacemaker and social evangelist while encouraging the local language.Phileas Jusu, United Methodist Communications.

God is with us: Blessing the dying and those who grieve

As people come to the end of life, United Methodist pastors offer the strength, hope, and peace of Christ in this difficult yet sacred time. Read More

Imagine No Malaria Resources

Find resources — from promotional materials to discussion guides to a display kit — to educate and energize your congregation around the church's campaign to eradicate malaria. Read More

An educational poster on the dangers of the Ebola virus hangs in the community center at the Jaiama Bongor Chiefdom, outside Bo, Sierra Leone. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

How the humble text message is fighting Ebola

Ken Banks, developer of a free text-messaging system, on how the church and others are using technology to distribute vital information in West Africa. Read More

How is The United Methodist Church working to eradicate diseases like malaria?

In 2008, Global Health was affirmed as one of the four focus areas of The United Methodist Church. Read More

Dr. Jeff Thill, a volunteer at a Shepherd's Hope Health Center in Orlando, Fla., examines patient Geannie Figuereo. The clinic, founded 10 years ago by St. Luke's United Methodist Church, serves residents without access to insurance or medical care.

What is The United Methodist Church’s position on health care reform?

From our earliest days United Methodists have believed that providing health care to others is an important duty of Christians. Read More

Book of Resolutions: Health Care for All in the United States

From our earliest days United Methodists have believed that providing health care to others is an important duty of Christians. Read More