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Tauyna  Malone prays in the prayer room at the David L. Lawrence Convention  Center in Pittsburgh during the United Methodist Church's 2004 General Conference.

General Conference 2008: Call to Prayer

The General Conference Hosting Committee Prayer Ministries Team invite you to pray daily for General Conference 2008 with hopes that “Christ may dwell in [our] hearts through faith." Read More

Prayers for Ukraine. Courtesy: Michael Airgood.

Missionary in Ukraine calls for prayers

Michael Airgood describes the violence and unrest in Ukraine and asks for support. “Please pray for our student ministry.” Read More

Desktop Meditation: “A Lenten Journey”

"Mini retreat" offers a personal chance to reflect on the 40 days of Lent through photos and singing of "Come, O Thou Traveler Unknown." View

Read and reflect throughout Lent

Interpreter readers recommend books to guide Lenten reflection. Read More

Upper Room Daily Devotional

See today’s food for thought from the Upper Room. Visit Site

Advent Meditation: O come, Emmanuel

The human condition can, at times, be one of struggle, yet through faith, the spirit rises above even tragedy, and hope and love prevail. View

Power of prayer fills her life

After a near-death experience, Roela Rivera has "really tried to fill my covenant with God to use my new life to fulfill his plan." Read More

Newtown responders get ‘Strength for Service’

First responders receive blessings and healing after witnessing "a vision that no one should" at scene of Dec. 14 tragedy. Read More

Seeing God’s presence in a week of tragedy

In an unprecedented time of challenges, many see God's love in multiple ways. Read what they say and share what you have seen. Read More

Messages of caring and hope for Boston

Bishop and United Methodists around the globe testify to seeing God in action after the bombings at the Boston Marathon. Read More

Church offers help in wake of tragedy

We can never know why tragedy occurs, but The United Methodist Church offers resources to help those seeking consolation. Read More

Bishop urges peace in Korea

As the situation on the Korean Peninsula raises concern throughout the world, Bishop Hee-Soo Jung calls for an end to threats of war. Read More

Devotionals for Newtown first responders

United Methodist Men to present Strength for Service to God and Community, a new manual designed specifically for first responders. Read More

Book applies prayer to world problems

United Methodist pastor's book moves mission of international effort to relieve human suffering to daily deeds. Read More

Grief transcends faith boundaries in Newtown

Religious community of Connecticut area comes together with governor and President to lead the healing process after horror of shootings. Read More

Church serves as help site in shooting wake

Newtown United Methodist, near the scene of Friday's deadly school shooting in Connecticut, is serving as a Red Cross respite center. 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

Final Cokesbury Christmas for stores

As United Methodist retail outlets close their doors, shoppers find old favorites and new products for Advent at 'open house' events. Read More

The priorities of 14 new bishops

Their challenges - from disaster response to malaria to global conflict - distinguish them, but reaching out to a world in need unites them. Read More

The 2012 State of the Church Report focuses on Vital Congregations

Responding to the call for more vital congregations in The United Methodist Church Read More

Spiritual resources for veterans and families

Veterans Day is on Sunday. Find sources of strength from The United Methodist Church to use throughout the year. Read More

20 ways to reach out on Veterans Day

Sunday is Veterans Day. Read creative ways individuals and congregations can engage in ministry with U.S. military, vets and their families. Read More

Maryland D.S. takes ‘prayer bike tour’

The Rev. Evan Young took a 55-mile trip in his district to show how he feels "the church needs to engage itself &ellipsis;meet people where they are." Read More

Church reaches out after Sikh temple attack

United Methodists in area offer prayers and help as calls for greater dialogue and understanding come from across the nation. Read More

Pastor mourns friend killed in Aurora shooting

Denver-area pastor helps others in Aurora theater tragedy as she comes to grips with loss of someone she knew well. Read More

Conferences reject church’s stance on gays

Rejecting the denomination's stance on gay rights and same-sex marriage were important issues for at least 15 annual conferences. 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

Conferences voice support for gays

United Methodists are meeting in annual conferences this summer to decide policy and budgets for their regions. Read More

Bishop calls for end to Chicago violence

U.S. gun deaths are on the rise. Jung asks for "violence interrupters" to mediate disputes and for churches to "pray and act to stop the shooting." Read More

Agency QA: Communications

Series on church agencies: "United Methodist Communications facilitates the church's participation in conversations around issues of the day." 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

Agency QA: Pension and Health Benefits

Series looks at how agencies work: 'Caring for those who serve' by providing investment, benefit services that reflect United Methodist values. Read More

Agency QA: Global Ministries

Series looks at how agencies work: 'Global Ministries is a facilitator of mission - passionate for partnership and open to the visions of others.' Read More

Agency QA: United Methodist Men

Series looks at how agencies carry out mission: 'I believe if our church is to survive and grow, United Methodist Men will play a large role in that effort.' Read More

Agency QA: Board of Discipleship

Series looks at how agencies carry out mission: Training and supporting church leaders - 'I came home energized and on fire with a new attitude.' Read More

General Conference 2012: Call to Prayer

Through global prayer network, every United Methodist can participate in the 2012 General Conference. Read More

UMTV: Church Drive-Thru Prayer

Atlanta drivers stuck in rush hour traffic can pull over for some comfort and connection. "I've seen tears of joy and restoration." View

Pauley Perrette: Acting on Faith

She's a TV star, but her church and her faith keep her grounded. "I have Romans12:21 tattooed on my finger. It gave me my power back." View

Listening for God is central to prayer, according to the great saints. It's so critical that St. Benedict began his famous Rule with this command for monks:

10 ways to improve your prayer life

Hear expert advice about making space for prayer in a busy lifestyle. Read More

The Rev. Bo Joong Kim finds a quiet space to write in the Prayer Room at the 2008 United Methodist General Conference in Fort Worth, Texas.

Prayer room serves as ‘space of quieting and slowing’

Open gates draw visitors into heart of A Space for Prayer. Read More

Participants learn ways to improve their personal prayer lives and local church prayer ministries at the

Prayer conference calls United Methodists to prayer

As General Conference approaches, a churchwide prayer event sends the message that "God needs the church to work with him." Read More

United Methodists Pushing Power of Prayer in TV Commercial

A brand new television campaign by The United Methodist Church encourages people to "believe again" in the power of prayer.
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United Methodist Holiday Television Advertising Campaign Starts Today

The United Methodist Church begins its holiday advertising campaign today on national cable television.
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United Methodists Urged to Join In 2005 ‘Week of Prayer for Christian Unity’

The United Methodist Church's top ecumenical officials are encouraging congregations to set aside time in January to participate in the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Read More

United Methodist Bishops Congratulate President Bush on Reelection Victory

Bishops from President Bush's denomination today congratulated him on his reelection to a second term and offered to work with him "to build bridges of understanding."
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