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Survey provides insight into what seekers want from church

A new survey from United Methodist Communications finds that spiritual growth and genuine community are the top motivators for attending church. Read More

Hannah Foust talks about her efforts to raise money for water wells in Burkina Faso during a report on the work of the Connectional Table at 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

GC2016: What can churchgoers do together?

Throughout the morning, delegates heard good news from the Connectional Table and General Council on Finance and Administration. Read More

Elizabeth Knotts, 6, collects the offering at New Hope Valley United Methodist Church in Valley Furnace, W.Va., in 2015.  If the proposed budget passes the 2016 General Conference, conferences will be asked to pay less to support the general church. File photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Slashed church budget heads to GC2016

The United Methodist Connectional Table and finance agency board are proposing the lowest denominational budget since 2000. Read More

A woman and man hold high collection baskets during the offering in the April 24 opening worship service of the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Fla.  Giving and the church budget are topics that the 2016 General Conference takes up when it meets in May. File photo by Paul Jeffrey, UMNS.

GC2016: Should the general church budget go up?

The denomination’s budget debate comes at a time when U.S. worship attendance is going down yet giving is going up. Read More

People helping each other is an example that 'Church can happen anywhere.' Photo courtesy of Rethink Church.

Church can happen anywhere

United Methodists think church doesn’t just happen on Sunday. We think church can happen anywhere. Share this message with sermon starters, invitations, videos and more. Read More

FAQs: Worship

What does a typical worship service look like? What should I wear? Read More

Do you have to go to church to be a Christian?

Read the United Methodist response on church attendance and Christianity. Read More

Pastor Russell Clark of the United Methodist Church of Reddick (Fla.) welcomes new members, Lannie and Erin Thompson and their children.

Church vitality: What is the secret to growth?

Florida pastor sees congregation grow by 25 percent in one Sunday as he does 'what a pastor is called to do.' Read More

Church vitality: How do you define it?

Leaders across the denomination ponder that question even as they try to increase the number of highly vital churches. Read More

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