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Pastors debate value of Lenten sacrifices

It's an age-old question. Which is better: To give something up for Lent or to do something new for Lent? United Methodist experts weigh in. Read More

Receiving the imposition of ashes on Ash Wednesday. A UMNS photo illustration by Kathleen Barry.

Why ashes on Ash Wednesday?

The use of ashes as a sign of mortality and repentance has a long history in Jewish and Christian worship. Read More

United Methodists plan Sand Creek project

As massacre's 150th anniversary approaches, denomination wants to set record straight on Methodist involvement and work on healing. Read More

From ‘borderline bordello’ to the pulpit

For much of his life, Rudy Rasmus profited from others' pain and sin. Now he tries to save them from it. Read More

Acts of Repentance guide stresses healing

United Methodists journey from learning to apologies to developing relationships with indigenous people. Read More

UMTV: Act of Repentance

Preparations for the GC2012 event included listening sessions with indigenous peoples in Norway, the Philippines, and the U. S. View

Ministry feels the pain of Northern Cheyenne

Sand Creek Massacre of 1864 still alive as Wyoming United Methodist church workers try to develop trust with massacre descendants. Read More

Acte de repentance pour les peuples autochtones

Le vendredi 27 avril, toute l'Eglise Méthodiste Unie réunie à la session quadriennale de la Conférence Générale à Tampa (Floride) a revécu des moments douloureux de son histoire au cours du culte de l'acte de repentance en vue de... Read More

GC2012: Starting along the path of repentance

The 2012 United Methodist General Conference takes time to reflect on injustices inflicted by the church on indigenous peoples. Read More

Native missionaries welcome Act of Repentance

Choctaw missionary believes 'the power of forgiveness can undo the past damage the church had done to Native people.' Read More

GC2012: Repentance outcome to be watched

Two North Carolina clergywomen have varied expectations for repentance and healing. Read More

GC2012 to include call to repentance

April 27 worship service will focus on historic treatment of indigenous people and need to heal. Read More

Ecumenical commission considers its future

The general agency has proposed drastically shrinking its board or folding its work into the Council of Bishops. Read More

Otto Braided Hair visits the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site in Colorado. UMNS photos by Ginny Underwood.

United Methodists share in Sand Creek sorrow

In 1864, troops led by a Methodist minister slaughtered a village of peaceful Arapaho and Cheyenne. Read More

Descendants of survivors of the 1864 Sand Creek massacre attend the April 2007 dedication of the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site near Chivington, Colo. A UMNS file photo by the Rev. Carol Lakota Eastin.

Sand Creek Massacre research center supported

Delegates want to provide financial support for a memorial to victims of a Methodist-led massacre. Read More

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