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9/11 Memories: Arlette Kitenge

From Rwanda, Arlette Kitenge had been in the U.S. for one year when terrorists struck on 9/11. View

A woman prays during Stations of the Cross at Brentwood (Tenn.) United Methodist Church. Video image courtesy of United Methodist Communications.

Rethinking Stations of the Cross

Church offers chance to take a symbolic walk to Calvary to reflect on the true meaning of the Easter story. View

UMTV: Church Meal for Military

"To know someone's wrapped their arms around their family is just a tremendous thing." Sponsor families, cards and care show congregation's support. View

Will Penner leads a gospel song during worship at Cedar Crest Camp in Lyles, Tenn. Photo by Ronny Perry, UMNS.

UMTV: Summer Church Camp

Far away from computers and gadgets, summer camp is still a hit. Read More

Image of veterans receiving care packages. Courtesy of SAFE.

UMTV: Vets Helping Vets

Campus ministry near Army base supports soldiers and encourages veterans to reach out to other vets. "I have things to offer still." View

Rontrell reads the book

Freedom rings for happy summer scholars

Freedom Schools in 29 states are helping more than 11,500 children develop a love for reading and gain extra self-esteem. Read More

Christian prayer vigil against the return of electric chair in Tennessee.Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Churchgoers protest electric chair’s return

United Methodists and other Christians gathered at Tennessee capitol to pray and ask leaders to reconsider new state law to allow the chair when lethal injection unavailable. Read More

Scopes Monkey Trial tested, strengthened woman’s faith

Reed is among the last living witnesses to the 1925 “Scopes Monkey Trial,” in which schoolteacher John Scopes was convicted of breaking state law by teaching evolution. Read More

Jennifer Dobbs and Matthew Oates share a moment after she said, “Yes” to his proposal of marriage in July 2008.  Photo by Marsha Esau.

Cupid in The United Methodist Church

Couples share how United Methodist ministries brought them together and the difference the church has made in their marriage. Read More

Should churches offer Holy Communion online?

Bishops, scholars, agency executives and pastors will tackle the theological implications of that question when they meet next week. Read More

Students find a place in campus ministry

Thousands of young adults discover 'a home away from home' at United Methodist collegiate ministries. 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

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

Conference budgets show modest growth

More United Methodist conferences are seeing a modest budget increase for 2014 than are cutting their budget or staying flat. Read More

Churches beware: Liability insurance a must

The reality is that congregations must be prepared for lawsuits; having the right insurance is the first step. Read More

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