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Donna Glessner volunteers at a memorial to those who died on 9/11. Video image by United Methodist Communications.

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

Family Vacation from Cancer

Church gives trips to those dealing with disease. "It takes their childhood away. When you get to just have fun, that's giving a piece of that back." View

Apportionment Thank You

Thank You for Your Gifts!

Together we can do so much more than on our own.  This idea is embedded in our connectional United Methodist Church.  And, our connectional giving in support of the apportioned and designated funds is an example of how we live out... Read More

Graphic courtesy of Imagine No Malaria, United Methodist Communications

New resources for Lent from Imagine No Malaria

Subscribe to sermon starters, worship elements, donation boxes and more to put a focus on helping others this Lenten season. Read More

Receive this 2015 Alternative Christmas card from Society of St. Andrew as thanks for a gift to feed  hungry families in America. Courtesy of Society of St. Andrew.

Alternative Christmas Card from Society of St. Andrew

Your $12 donation provides about 600 servings of fresh, nutritious food to America’s hungry families. This card announces your gift in the name of your chosen honoree(s). Read More

The Rev. Saul Montiel, a U.S. - Mexico border missionary, distributes health kits at the Plaza el Bordo in Tijuana. Montiel led one of the four groups of United Methodist bishops from all over the world who came to visit the U.S. - Mexico border on May 7, 2013. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS; Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS

Stewardship Resources

Find resources for talking to your church about stewardship in all of its forms: giving of time, talents, and resources. Read More

Child grasping the hand of an adult. Image courtesy of Discipleship Ministries.

Nurturing generous living

"Generous living is not just about giving money ... It has to do with the whole of who we are and how we care for our neighbors." Read More

A photo illustration by Mike DuBose, UMNS. Accompanies UMNS story #099. 3/20/12.

Giving as an expression of gratitude

In the season of church stewardship campaigns and pledge drives, Bishop Coyner explains how giving is an act of gratitude, a witness to our faith, and a way of living. Read More

Elsa Noemi Meza immigrated to the U.S. in 2005 and at the encouragement of her pastor, applied to seminary. With help from a scholarship provided from World Communion Sunday offerings, she has now completed her first year at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois. Photo courtesy of Elsa Noemi Meza.

World Communion Sunday is October 4

Elsa Noemi Meza's pastor encouraged her to apply to seminary because he recognized she had "the qualities needed to be a great pastor." Learn how your contributions change lives. Read More

Photo courtesy of the West Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church

West Ohio meets Imagine No Malaria goal

“We are no strangers here in West Ohio to miraculous, mission-focused giving.” At Global Praise and Worship Service, conference reaches target of $3.5 million. Read More

Sunday School children helped raised funds, and awareness, at a North Ferrisburgh church. Photo courtesy of The Vermont Eagle online.

Kids help raise funds for ‘skeeter nets’

Children at a Vermont church raised $531 by encouraging church members to pitch their change into coffee cans – with a little help from a large mosquito. Read More

A beneficiary in Iraq carries an UMCOR bag full of the hygiene supplies that will meet the needs of every member in his family. Photo by GlobalMedic, courtesy of UMCOR.

Supplying basic needs to families in Syria, Iraq

Thanks to your donations, UMCOR has channeled more than $500,000 to initiatives in Syria, Iraq, and other countries hosting more than 4 million Syrian refugees. Read More

Man bicycling down the street in Pai Mae Hong Son at sunset.

Peace with Justice Sunday: Overview

“The United Methodist Church is unwilling to turn a blind eye to injustice.” Find out how special offering makes possible the critical work of addressing human rights issues in Jesus’ name Read More

Carson Jones and his daughter, Sade, 12, attend summer conferences of the Southeast Jurisdiction Association for Native American Ministries thanks to the Native American Ministries Sunday offering. Photo courtesy of Carson Jones.

Native American Ministries offering enriches heritage

Carson Jones and daughter, Sade, 12, attend summer conferences of Southeast Jurisdiction Association for Native American Ministries thanks to Special Sunday offering. Read More

Members of the Michigan Area of the Detroit Conference participate in fundraiser for Imagine No Malaria. Photo courtesy of the Detroit Conference.

Michigan Area exceeds $1.5 million for Imagine No Malaria

Churches in the Detroit Conference pedaled bikes, ate pancakes and came together in faith to make a difference in the lives of others. Read More

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