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A young girl who lost her brother to Ebola speaks to a church congregation about how to prevent catching or spreading the disease in this screen shot from the animated video, “Ebola: In Praise of Prevention.” Nashville-based United Methodist Communications collaborated with Chocolate Moose Media and UNICEF Togo to create the video aimed at the best methods for Ebola prevention.

New Ebola video emphasizes hygiene, prevention

United Methodist Church supports Ebola animation aimed at preventing a new outbreak of the deadly virus. Read More

Members of Broadway Christian Parish United Methodist walk with a wooden cross on Good Friday.

Easter Cross Walk

Many congregations invite people to participate in devotionals, but one church asks the faithful to take their prayers to the public. View

Image of Methodist Bishop Gilbert Haven. Courtesy: Archives and History.

Methodist History: Bishop Fought Slavery

Gilbert Haven lived in the 19th-century but was progressive in his stances to end slavery, allow interracial marriage, and grant ordination of women. View

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

UMTV: Border Separates Families at Christmas

For those divided by the border fence between San Diego and Tijuana, the wall is a reminder of Mary and Joseph's experience of rejection. View

Joe Hirsch prays over Franz the cat during a pet blessing. Video image by Clay Kisker, United Methodist Communications.

UMTV: Church Welcomes Pets

Hearts and Paws offers pet adoptions, a prayer hotline, and memorials. People say, "If you take care of my pets, you will take care of me." 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

Photo of woman in contemplation

9/11 Pastor Seeks Peace

Myrna Bethke lost a brother on Sept. 11, but the pastor channeled her grief by helping others work toward making the world more peaceful. View

UMTV: Worship and Workout

Pastor at gym stresses faith, fitness all week. "I look at the Y like the woman at the well. People come here. I provide that spiritual connect." View

Family Vacation from Cancer

Church gives trips to those dealing with disease. "It takes their childhood away. When you get to just have fun, that's giving a piece of that back." View

Photo illustration by Brandon Johnson, courtesy of UMCOM.org.

8 last-minute ideas to promote VBS

There’s sports camps, horse camps and cookouts. How can churches compete in such a crowded “market”? Check out fun ways to promote your vacation Bible school online. Read More

What does it mean to be United Methodist?

Research study shows church values differ

A new study by United Methodist Communications found key differences in individuals' perceptions of the denomination's ideals and values, depending on their role. Read More

Evangelical United Methodist Church in Racine Wisconsin tried a fair trade chocolate event in 2008.

UMTV: Fair Trade Halloween

Learn ways people of faith can make Halloween sweeter by buying and sharing candy that goes to a good cause. View

Roger Burgess (right), top staff executive of United Methodist Communications, visits with members of the Commission on Communications John Lovelace (left) and the Rev. Joan Gray in this UMCom file photo. Photo ca. 1989.

United Methodist communications leader dies at 87

The career of Roger L. Burgess as a leader in the denomination spanned nearly 50 years and included tenure at several international agencies of the church. Read More

Daniel Krause is the new top executive of United Methodist Communications. Photo courtesy of Daniel Krause

Krause elected General Secretary of United Methodist Communications

The General Commission on Communication announced today that Daniel Krause of Denver, Colorado, has been named top executive of United Methodist Communications, effective June 8, following a vote of the Commission today. Read More

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