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Civil rights icon inspired by mother in 1963

Fifty years after appearing in an iconic photo, Edith Lee-Payne marches on Washington again. Read More

A banner commemorating the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. flies above the National Mall in Washington during the 50th anniversary celebration of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

United Methodists remember and look ahead

They came from across the country with individual memories and common yearning to assess the dreams of the 1963 march. Read More

Methodists salute Mandela

July 18 is Nelson Mandela's birthday. Deep spiritual roots, lifelong Methodist ties helped make South African icon a symbol for justice. Read More

Remembering Bob Edgar and his impact

A tribute to a "tireless champion for vulnerable people" who will be sorely missed. Read More

United Methodists mourn Bob Edgar

The top executive of Common Cause, longtime advocate for the poor, and United Methodist pastor died today at 69. Read More

United Methodists honor Inouye’s service

U.S. senator "demonstrated the highest ideals of what it meant to serve the country as well as to serve the public," says bishop. Read More

United Methodists of note who died in 2012

Bishops, agency leaders, evangelists and political leaders among those United Methodists who filled their lives with contributions. Read More

Church honors veterans’ stories of valor

Mother remembers 19-year-old son and families write thank-you notes for those who "put their lives on the line" during Veterans Day service. Read More

UMTV: Church Salutes Veterans

Vets and families honored with notes, photos, and more on Veterans Day. "This event means everything&ellipsis;you can't thank them enough." View

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

9/11 Memorial in Shanksville

In 2001, passengers of Flight 93 gave their lives to save others in the path of a hijacked plane. Now a permanent memorial in Pa. honors them. View

What I like about Father’s Day

The Rev. D.J. Rosario reflects on the ways celebrating fatherhood can be a good exercise for people of all types. Read More

My dad: A kind, gentle man of steel

Nettles Talbert taught son to "acknowledge the humanity in the other person." Read More

Celebrating my father, exorcising a demon

We need to examine our fathers to understand the challenges of their lives, says retired pastor, now a father and grandfather. Read More

Joplin one year later: Moving forward

Tornado victims remembered as Missouri city rebuilds with assistance from United Methodist donations, volunteers. Read More

Our Social Principles alive in 1965 march

On the anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday,' re-enactors trace the Selma-to-Montgomery march of 1965 and a participant recalls contrasts. Read More

Ties to the Titanic: Methodists on the Titanic

Among the many intriguing stories of survivors, historian Phil Gowan says a Methodist man married a woman he met on a lifeboat. View

Ties to the Titanic: Methodist Band Members

Historian Phil Gowan says the band leader had Methodist roots, and the last song was probably not "Nearer my God to Thee." View