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Young people from Central America wear shoes without laces. Photo courtesy Viky Garcia, Laredo Humanitarian Relief Team.

Church seeks to meet needs in border crisis

United Methodists turning attention to “sobering” crisis of unaccompanied minors and others from Central America crossing into U.S. Read More

UMTV: Youth Share Thanksgiving Meals

"I was taught at this church that everybody is family." Young people prepare turkey dinners with a side of caring for elderly neighbors. View

The. Rev. Leo T. Fong teaches a fitness class in this 2003 file photo from UMTV.

Finding the Fu in You

UMTV presents a throwback special. Meet a United Methodist Kung Fu pastor who once studied with Bruce Lee. View

Jennifer Dobbs and Matthew Oates share a moment after she said, “Yes” to his proposal of marriage in July 2008.  Photo by Marsha Esau.

Cupid in The United Methodist Church

Couples share how United Methodist ministries brought them together and the difference the church has made in their marriage. Read More

Conference budgets show modest growth

More United Methodist conferences are seeing a modest budget increase for 2014 than are cutting their budget or staying flat. Read More

Feeding Bodies, Souls at the Border: Rev. Saul Montiel

For those struggling to survive in drainage areas along the Tijuana River, the Rev. Sal Montiel is a welcome sight, providing food and compassion. View

Joining Families at the Border: Rev. John Fanestil

Offering prayers and Communion on both sides of the wall, the Rev. John Fanestil serves loved ones separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. View

Feeling God’s presence on the border

'God's mercy will outlast all national boundaries,' says pastor as bishops join faithful for Holy Communion while standing in two nations. Read More

Mental Health: Church needed on or off campus

Students facing mental health crises fastest-growing group on college campuses as they struggle to cope and look for help. Read More

United Methodists monitor immigration bill

Church leaders have signed a statement outlining how the U.S. Senate bill fits - and does not fit - with United Methodist teachings. Read More

Home for Christmas? Not for border families

For those torn apart by immigration issues, the wire mesh fence between the U.S. and Mexico is the site of tears and 'communion.' Read More

UMTV: Border Separates Families at Christmas

For those divided by the border fence between San Diego and Tijuana, the wall is a reminder of Mary and Joseph's experience of rejection. View

Shalom Summit looks back as it looks ahead

United Methodists gather to mark 20 years of an economic justice movement designed to identify and build community assets. Read More

UMTV: Hispanic Clergy Migrant Ministry

As we begin Hispanic Heritage Month, meet Marcelo and Corazón Escarzaga, from Mexico, whose mission is with vineyard workers. View

Practicing ‘shalom’ for 20 years

United Methodist response to 1992 L.A. riots has evolved into global effort to address a community's needs with its assets. Read More

Africa U. students become mission interns

United Methodist generosity provides education and improves future of many young people. Read More

Volunteers change world in 1,500 places

Fun runs, block parties, picnics, malaria fundraisers-and more-connected United Methodists to their communities. Read More

United Methodists ready to Change the World

More than 1,500 congregations, charges, districts and conferences around the globe take the church into the community. Read More

United Methodist released from detention

Young adult from Korean-American congregation in San Jose, Calif., was held several weeks in Arizona after traffic stop. Read More

RVers Repair Churches

A group of retirees is giving up some free time to offer free repairs for congregations. View

AIDS Awareness Church

"It's God's work." Hollywood UMC supports those with HIV, visits clinic patients. "They can go all day without anything to eat, or a hug, or smile." View

Haitian and U.S. volunteers work together to paint the home of

Volunteers build relationships in Haiti

A year after the quake, United Methodists are working with Haitians to restore churches and schools. Read More

UMTV: Sirviendo a los trabajadores migrantes

Los 2.5 millones de trabajadores agrícolas de los Estados Unidos trabajan largos días y siguen las cosechas de temporada. View

Bishop Dew, social justice advocate, dies

Church leader championed marginalized throughout ministry. Read More

Photo courtesy of Claremont School of Theology.

Senate OKs funds for Claremont, United

Theological schools receive embargoed MEF funds and retain United Methodist status. Read More

Photo courtesy of Claremont School of Theology.

Funds embargoed at two schools

Claremont and United taking steps to reinstate funds. Read More

United Methodists to Air Messages of Hope for Southern California Fire Victims

Southern California United Methodists will air television commercials sharing messages of hope with millions of their neighbors affected by the wildfires that have destroyed nearly 2,000 homes and scarred more than 600,000 acres. Read More

2007 Rocky Mountain Annual Conference

July 6, 2007

The Rocky Mountain Conference met at the Denver Marriott Tech Center Hotel, where the events center was transformed into a worshipful setting using lighting, projected images and creative stage settings. Read More

2007 Alaska Missionary Conference

July 6, 2007

The Alaska Missionary Conference of The United Methodist Church conducted its 2007 Annual Conference at St. John United Methodist Church in Anchorage. Read More

2007 California-Pacific Annual Conference

June 29, 2007

Clergy and lay members from 390 churches met for the 23rd session of the California-Pacific Annual Conference at the University of Redlands under the theme "To Be the Cup Overflowing with Peace." Read More

2007 California-Nevada Annual Conference

June 26, 2007

"Celebrating our Diversity and Unity in Christ" was the theme of the 159th session of the California-Nevada Annual Conference. Read More

East, West Coast Musicians Selected as Music Directors of 2008 General Conference

Two prominent United Methodist musicians, Marcia McFee of Truckee, Calif., and Mark Miller of Plainfield, N.J., have been named co-music directors for the denomination's 2008 General Conference in Fort Worth, Texas. Read More