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Spiritual Gifts: Miracles

Those gifted with miracles never doubt the power and presence of God in creation, and are able to help others see and believe in God’s power. Read More

Gloria Holt, then lay leader of the North Alabama Annual (regional) Conference, delivers the laity address at the 2004 United Methodist General Conference in Pittsburgh. Holt, who served as former president of the United Methodist Association of Annual Conference Lay Leaders, died Aug. 28, 2013. A UMNS file photo by Mike DuBose.

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

Pastor Russell Clark of the United Methodist Church of Reddick (Fla.) welcomes new members, Lannie and Erin Thompson and their children.

Church vitality: What is the secret to growth?

Florida pastor sees congregation grow by 25 percent in one Sunday as he does 'what a pastor is called to do.' Read More

Church vitality: How do you define it?

Leaders across the denomination ponder that question even as they try to increase the number of highly vital churches. Read More

United Methodist schools focus on service

Many United Methodist-related schools are "developing a new culture of service among young people," says Autumn Dennis. Read More

Young people make big impact in Las Vegas

Impact Las Vegas takes church outside the four walls and into the community. Read More

Wesleyan values shape future leaders

United Methodist-related Shenandoah University's leader says, 'We are here to form and transform young people.' Read More

George McGovern: Champion of the hungry

A United Methodist pastor remembers the mentor and friend whose deepest passions were to end war and eliminate hunger. Read More

United Methodists salute McGovern’s legacy

Wesleyan roots ran deep for preacher's son who considered service to others as the key to a good life. Read More

Ministry boosts small church vitality

Hinton Rural Life Center, a United Methodist retreat, offers resources and training to strengthen country churches. Read More

UMTV: Child Advances Missions

Hadley Davis is not 12 yet, but she's raised hundreds of dollars for UMCOR. She likes to share ideas. "No one can say no to a little kid." View

Chicago church puts faith into action

Church takes hands-on approach to dealing with social issues endangering neighborhood. "We have to be a light in that community." Read More

‘Give Back’ aids United Methodist church

Minneapolis' North United Methodist building gets upgrades, thanks to real estate-sponsored program. Read More

‘Pilgrims’ find calling in Ukraine mission

A friend reflects on the work of a United Methodist missionary and his wife after a tragic accident injures that missionary and kills two others. Read More

Global women join in ‘prayerful action’

Meeting in New York, World Day of Prayer International Committee brings together 225 women from 104 countries. 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

Agency QA: Church and Society

Series looks at how agencies work: Through education, witness and action, agency strives to uphold United Methodist Social Principles. Read More

Relevance X 2012 brings spirituality to Sin City

A conference in Las Vegas brings young adults and those in young adult ministry together to shape the future of the church and the world. Read More

UMTV: Restaurant Owner On Mission

Steve Pool cooked up a way to help others. "No matter who you are or where you live, there are missions within ten miles of your house." View

Churches Rethink 9/11

A Chicago community is rethinking church by honoring 9/11 heroes as well as their own first responders, "who stand up and protect us every day." View

RVers Repair Churches

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

Omaha Grows Community Care

United Methodists came together in Omaha, Nebraska for a unique effort to reach out to their neighbors and help change the world. View