Items Tagged "Death And Dying"
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Topic: Sacraments, Rites and Rituals
Explore how United Methodists understand baptism, communion, rites and rituals other Christian churches view as sacraments. More
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
Holiday Wreaths for Veterans
Some volunteers in Texas have chosen to honor soldiers' sacrifices with a special holiday tradition. View
9/11 Memorial in Shanksville
In 2001, passengers of Flight 93 died to save others in the path of a hijacked plane. Now United Methodists help honor them at a memorial in Pa. View
9/11 Pastor Seeks Peace
Myrna Bethke lost a brother on Sept. 11, but the pastor channeled her grief by helping others work toward making the world more peaceful. View
Honoring lost loved ones with unique memorials
Church members share innovative ways they channeled their grief by creating personalized tributes. Read More
Bishop Job, who helped people deal with death, dead at 86
Job wrote more than 20 books including, “Three Simple Rules: A Wesleyan Way of Living.” He also left a mark on the United Methodist Hymnal. Read More
Healing and hope after the unthinkable
Rev. Kelly Clem, who lost 20 worshipers including her daughter in a devastating tornado on Palm Sunday, 1994, says through “brokenness” we experience the power of Christ. Read More
How is cremation and organ donation consistent with resurrection of the body?
The United Methodist Church accepts cremation and organ donation. Is this consistent with resurrection of the body? Read More
What happens after a person dies?
Do they go directly to heaven or hell or do they go to a holding place until Christ returns to earth for the final judgment? Read More
What is the United Methodist view on suicide?
Learn more about the United Methodist stance on suicide. Read More
‘Grateful to God’ for Kenya mall experience
United Methodist employee in Nairobi when assault occurred delays return to U.S. to help Kenyans as tragedy unfolded. Read More
Gloria Holt, prominent lay leader, dies
She served at every level of the denomination, but her greatest passion was disciple-making at the local church. Read More
The Church in China: Focus on disaster relief
When disaster strikes, Amity goes to front lines, a new action in a country where government traditionally managed disaster response. Read More
Africa U. to offer palliative care degree
Palliative care treats the whole person - body, mind and spirit. Read More