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Pray for the kidnapped Nigerian school girls

Offer support for the more than 250 Nigerian school girls kidnapped April 14 by Boko Haram, with a prayer from the General Board of Church & Society. Read More

Native American teens participate in a tobacco prevention program hosted by the Committee on Native American Ministries of the North Carolina Conference.

Native American Teens Stop Smoking

Tobacco use among Native Americans is much higher than in the general population. Now teens in a top tobacco-growing state pledge not to smoke. View

Bishop Marisa de Freitas Ferreira (right) of the Methodist Church of Brazil prays for Bishop Adonias Pereira do Lago, also of Brazil, during evening worship at the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Fla

General Conference 2012: News

View news coverage from General Conference 2012, held in Tampa, Fla. from April 24 through May 4, 2012. Read More

UMTV: Choir’s Christmas Gift

Members of Saint Mark United Methodist Church will be heard on Dec. 24 special. "They'll see Jesus in us, and that's gonna touch lives." View

Video: UMCOR’s Response After Typhoon

"UMCOR really is the local church." Leaders talk about ways United Methodists are bringing real relief to those hit by Typhoon Haiyan. View

The Rev. Glen Chebon Kernell, executive secretary for the Native American and Indigenous Ministries at the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries, speaks to visiting members of the Council of Bishops at Cherokee United Methodist Church. At left is Bishop Larry Goodpaster. UMNS photos by Annette Spence.

Bishops visit Cherokee as part of repentance

"Immersion experience" for Council of Bishops begins at Trail of Tears. Churches can "choose to be a catalyst of healing and reconciliation." 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

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

Hispanics share dreams for church

MARCHA leaders begin visioning process to develop a plan for moving Hispanic/Latino ministry forward in The United Methodist Church. 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

Conference withdraws clergy age guidelines

Texas Conference considered encouraging those older than 45 not to seek ordination but dropped proposal after clergy reaction. Read More

Students move into a new residence hall at McKendree University. McKendree University is named after Bishop William McKendree, the first American-born bishop of The Methodist Church.

What every college freshman should know

Faculty and students from United Methodist-related schools share advice on making the journey from home to school easier. Read More

College-bound Shannon Thompson and her mom, Pam, have become pros at making the transition between college and home, but each admits that it's not always easy. Photo by Susan Passi-Klaus, United Methodist Communications.

Life will go on for college parents

Just like their children, some parents handle the 'letting go' of college better than others. Read More

Mentoring vital to keeping ministry alive

When done right, mentorship can help young clergy through challenging times. Does The United Methodist Church "do it right?" Read More

Elvis Presley promoting Jailhouse Rock. Wikimedia Commons, Library of Congress.

Elvis Presley’s Methodist moment

The King of Rock and Roll was born on Jan. 8, 1935. See how a church agency was linked to the star's record label. Read More

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