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2013: Notable passings in Methodism

In 2013, church members marked the passing of a number of United Methodist and Methodist leaders who made significant contributions in their Christian walk. Read More

Scholars say the new book,

Book presents Charles Wesley letters

Happy 306th birthday to John's brother, credited for writing 6,000 hymns. Scholars took 10 years to create collection of his correspondences. Read More

Methodists join in Olympic dreams

'It turns out many British Methodists are just as excited as I am about the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games,' says United Methodist pastor. Read More

Health-care chaplaincy - What’s it good for?

Chaplains get constant opportunity to serve outside their church walls. Read More

British cite importance of hospital chaplains

Often targeted by budget cuts, health-care chaplains are shown to improve patient experience. Read More

Historic image shows Titanic at sea.  Courtesy Phil Gowan.

Ties to the Titanic: Methodist Band Members

Historian Phil Gowan says the band leader had Methodist roots, and the last song was probably not "Nearer my God to Thee." View

A stained-glass window in the United States depicts St. Patrick with his staff and holding a church. Wikipedia Creative Commons.

What St. Patrick can teach United Methodists

The patron saint of Ireland left a legacy of evangelism that Christians today can emulate. He also knew something about piracy. Read More

UMCOR Spotlighted on XM Satellite Radio Show

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) will be featured on XM Radio's "For Heaven's Sake with Beverly Burke" at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 15 at 2 p.m. (ET) on channel 155. The hour-long show comes on the heels of UMCOR's landmark global partnership signing in London with Muslim Aid on June 26. Read More

Christian and Muslim Relief Groups Form Landmark Global Aid Partnership

The partnership could result in approximately $15 million in direct relief to disaster, war and conflict-ridden areas. Read More

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