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Ingrid McIntyre working with Nashville, Tennessee’s displaced tent city population. Photo courtesy Rethink Church.

Be awkward for Jesus

A few years after grad school, Ingrid McIntyre came to a crossroads: stay at her 9-5 job or work with the homeless. Her advice? Read More

Ecologically grown vegetables. Photo by Elina Mark, Wikimedia Commons.

Strengthening a community starts with food security

You can make a difference in the lives of those suffering from chronic hunger by supporting agricultural projects that help families grow food. Read More

Change the World weekend, May 17-18, 2014. Photo courtesy James Keith Posey.

Photos from Change the World 2014

On May 17 and 18, United Methodists worked to strengthen communities, feed the hungry and serve their neighbors. Check out pictures from the participants. Read More

Volunteers at Central United Methodist Church in Traverse City, Mich. create a garden during the May 18, 2012, Change the World event.  Photo courtesy of Central United Methodist Church.

Change the World: Don’t make this just another weekend

Learn how United Methodists are finding ways to serve others and connect with their communities the weekend of May 17-19. Read More

United Methodist Bishop Warner Brown (left) and the Rev. Adilson de Almeida (right) help unpack an insecticide-treated mosquito net at the home of Antonica José (second from right) in Bom Jesus, Angola. The family received the net as part of the United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign. A UMNS photo by Mike DuBose.; A UMNS photo by Mike DuBose

Working to end the sting of malaria in Africa

“Rethink” what you know about malaria. Find out what the church is doing to raise awareness and how your dollars have saved lives. Read More

New United Methodist Church commercial for Easter

Get a preview of the RETHINK CHURCH campaign's seasonal spot, which asks "Is it simply eggs you're searching for this Easter or are you looking for something more?" View

Rethink Church releases new mobile app

United Methodist Communications invites you to not only Rethink Church, but to also Rethink Christmas. Read More

New ‘That’s Church’ messages highlight the church in action

United Methodist Communications asks members and seekers to Rethink Church from a historic perspective with the new 'That's Church' messages. Read More

United Methodists to Change the World May 18-19

United Methodists are gearing up to unite in service with their local communities for the fourth annual Change the World weekend. Read More

Reclaim Christmas features music download

This year, the National Retail Federation estimates Americans will spend $525 billion on Christmas presents. United Methodist Communications invites everyone to Rethink Church and Reclaim Christmas by simplifying the season and spending time helping others, instead of spending money. Read More

Rethink Church reclaims Christmas with ad campaign, website re-design

In a new advertising campaign for Advent, United Methodist Communications invites local churches to Reclaim Christmas and Rethink Church with a sermon series and a website re-design focused on simplifying the season and asking families to spend time, not money. The advertising campaign leads faith seekers to a re-designed and... Read More

United Methodists ready to Change the World

More than 1,500 congregations, charges, districts and conferences around the globe take the church into the community. Read More

United Methodists to Change the World May 19-20

United Methodists are gearing up for the third annual Change the World event on May 19-20, 2012 to build community locally and fight malaria globally. Read More

Haiti earthquake recovery: one year later

To commemorate the one-year anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti that occurred Jan. 12, 2010, The United Methodist Church is reminding people that much work remains to be done in Haiti and there are ways they can help. Read More to launch Dec.15

On December 15, The United Methodist Church will officially launch a newly redesigned website for young adult spiritual seekers,, which invites visitors to question, discuss, get involved and make a difference. Read More

United Methodist General Board of Church and Society withdraws endorsement of One Nation Working Tog

The General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) of The United Methodist Church is rescinding its endorsement of the "One Nation Working Together" rally in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 2. The board is disturbed by some of the overtly political and partisan statements issued by organizers of the march. Read More

Article correction

In a story that has since been corrected online, The New York Times listed The United Methodist Church as a sponsor of an upcoming rally on the National Mall in Washington, DC. The United Methodist Church is not sponsoring the rally. Read More

Rethink Church resource, seeker website addresses change

Congregational resources for the Rethink Church advertising and welcoming campaign have moved to a new website address:, though the site content remains the same.. Read More