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Volunteers place wreaths on every gravestone at Central Texas Veterans Cemetery at Killeen.

Holiday Wreaths for Veterans

Some volunteers in Texas have chosen to honor soldiers' sacrifices with a special holiday tradition. View

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

UMTV: Church Salutes Veterans

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

The Forerunners of Christ with Saints and Martyrs by Fra Angelico (15th Century), National Gallery, London. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

All Saints Day Worship Planning Resources

Celebrated this year on Nov. 2, this day is observed by remembering and thanking God for all saints, both living and dead, known and unknown. Visit Site

Bishop Tuell, church law expert, dies at 90

Retired Bishop Jack M. Tuell died Friday, Jan. 10, at the age of 90. He was president of two general agencies and influential in The United Methodist Church’s ecumenical work. 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

Methodists mark May 24 Aldersgate milestone

World Methodist Evangelism organizes events in London as "people called Methodist" remember the life-changing moment of John Wesley. Read More

Remembering Harlem church, community leader

Feb. 23 memorial service for retired N.Y. pastor who helped abolish "Central Jurisdiction," mentored future bishops, church leaders. 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

GC2012: Bishop encourages delegates

As a sometimes difficult General Conference draws to a close, Bishop Rosemarie Wenner offers a message of hope. Read More

GC2012: Departed leave us ‘legacy of hope’

Bishop Middleton leads worship honoring those who have gone before, reminding all of need to leave same legacy. Read More

President’s Message: The Church’s One Foundation

Bishop Goodpaster frames the Council's meeting: "The church is a community of faith active in love, alive as the Body of Christ." Read More

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

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